Midway High School

8200 Mars Dr, Waco, TX 76712 | (254) 761-5650
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,965
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1205 Foundation Dr, Waco, TX 76712
  • Principal or Admin: Mrs Sharron Zachry
  • Fax: (254) 761-5770
  • Website: www.midwayisd.org
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,965
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 137.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 988 (50.3%)
  • Females: 977 (49.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 140 (7.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 308 (15.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 448 (22.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Midway High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian100.5%
Black24312.4%
Asian693.5%
Hispanic29314.9%
White1,35068.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Midway High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade55028.0%
10th Grade50725.8%
11th Grade49625.2%
12th Grade41221.0%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
81.0%
District:
81.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
72.0%
District:
56.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
93.7%
District:
93.7%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.7%
District:
1.7%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
14.5
District:
13.9
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
26.5%
District:
30.1%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
18.4%
District:
17.7%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
22.2%
District:
22.5%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
32.9%
District:
29.5%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$63,812
District:
$63,299
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$47,681
District:
$46,642
State:
$48,263
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$41,834
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$44,311
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$48,774
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$53,548
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Midway High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
57.4%
District:
57.4%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
49.2%
District:
49.2%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
1,107.0
District:
1,107.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
23.4
District:
23.4
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201078.0%78.0%70.0%
200981.0%81.0%67.0%
200881.0%81.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201096.0%96.0%92.0%
200999.0%99.0%87.0%
200898.0%98.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200859.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
2008100.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201095.0%95.0%90.0%
200997.0%97.0%88.0%
200896.0%96.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201084.0%84.0%74.0%
200979.0%79.0%65.0%
200885.0%85.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201088.0%88.0%74.0%
200985.0%85.0%66.0%
200886.0%86.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201097.0%97.0%93.0%
200998.0%98.0%90.0%
200897.0%97.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201096.0%96.0%93.0%
200998.0%98.0%92.0%
200898.0%98.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201094.0%94.0%89.0%
200992.0%92.0%81.0%
200890.0%90.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201097.0%97.0%91.0%
200995.0%95.0%85.0%
200892.0%92.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201099.0%99.0%98.0%
200999.0%99.0%97.0%
200899.0%99.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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