|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||MCALLEN ISD|
|Location||2000 N 23RD ST
MCALLEN, TX 78501
Achieve Early College High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 38th in the best public high schools in Texas.
Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.
The Achieve Early College High School student body is almost exclusively Hispanic with a small White population and has extremely low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||0|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||0.5%||2|
75.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, ACHIEVE EARLY COLLEGE H S students are largely lower income and rank 1057th in Texas for high school student family income.
Students at Achieve Early College High School scored an average 95% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.8% of Texas high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||95% or more*||95% or more*|
|Boys||90% or more*||95% or more*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||.%||suppressed*|
|Hispanic||95% or more*||95% or more*|
|Limited English||suppressed*||50% or more*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for Achieve Early College High School students in 2015 was 941.
77 out of 192 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (40%). College admission testing participation is slightly above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 45% for participation.
Achieve Early College High School offers 6 AP courses. 75 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 99% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Achieve Early College High School had 100 taking AP exams with a 53 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 64% percentile and slightly above the Texas state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||53%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||75%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||-4%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||-4%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||75%|
|AP Courses Offered||6|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||4%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||5%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||1%|
Achieve Early College High School
2000 N 23RD ST