Average Teacher Salary in Mercedes Independent School District

The average teacher salary in Mercedes Independent School District is $49,830.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $43,739 $21,637 $27,558 $40,074 $61,325 $70,257
Kindergarten $50,620 $35,671 $39,914 $48,393 $62,234 $69,742
Elementary $49,929 $36,077 $40,756 $49,313 $58,262 $66,367
Middle school $51,332 $36,954 $42,574 $50,811 $59,546 $67,356
High school $53,534 $37,745 $44,416 $53,134 $62,526 $70,992

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General Facts

  • Staff: 837
  • Full time teachers: 367
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 86
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 162
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 25
  • Pre-K Teachers: 8
  • High School Teachers: 140
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,531

Financial Statistics for Mercedes Independent School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $6,215,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $36,985,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $11,583,000
  • Total revenue: $54,783,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $25,446,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $31,057,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $6,329,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,650,000
  • Total expenditures: $53,943,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Mercedes Independent School District

Elementary Schools within the Mercedes Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
John F Kennedy El
1801 North Diamond Ave
Penitas, TX 78576
956-584-4800
  • Total: 805
  • Pre-k: 124
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 120
  • 2nd grade: 118
  • 3rd grade: 123
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 107
16 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mercedes Early Childhood Center
950 West Sixth St
Mercedes, TX 78570
956-514-2344
  • Total: 762
  • Pre-k: 357
  • Kindergarten: 405
22 to 1 34 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
Ruben Hinojosa Elementary
500 South Rio Rico Rd
Mercedes, TX 78570
956-512-2227
  • Total: 615
  • 1st grade: 156
  • 2nd grade: 138
  • 3rd grade: 182
  • 4th grade: 139
16 to 1 39 1st Grade 4th Grade
Taylor El
916 East North 13th St
Abilene, TX 79601
325-671-4970
  • Total: 578
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 93
15 to 1 38 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Travis El
1551 South Georgia Ave
Mercedes, TX 78570
956-514-2322
  • Total: 600
  • Pre-k: 46
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 48
15 to 1 40 1st Grade 4th Grade

Middle Schools within the Mercedes Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Mercedes J High
1/2 Mi South Of Hwy 83 On Mi O
Mercedes, TX 78570
956-514-2200
  • Total: 765
  • 7th grade: 388
  • 8th grade: 377
14 to 1 55 7th Grade 10th Grade

High Schools within the Mercedes Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Mercedes High School
1200 South Florida
Mercedes, TX 78570
956-514-2100
  • Total: 1,279
  • 9th grade: 402
  • 10th grade: 340
  • 11th grade: 278
  • 12th grade: 259
13 to 1 96 9th Grade 12th Grade
Mercedes J High
1/2 Mi South Of Hwy 83 On Mi O
Mercedes, TX 78570
956-514-2200
  • Total: 765
  • 7th grade: 388
  • 8th grade: 377
14 to 1 55 7th Grade 10th Grade

Other Schools within the Mercedes Independent School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Jjaep-southwest Key Program
1313 South 18th St
Edinburg, TX 78539
956-380-3837
  • Total: 4
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade: 2
not available not available 10th Grade 12th Grade
Mercedes Academic Academy
333 South Ohio St
Mercedes, TX 78570
956-514-2180
  • Total: 87
  • 9th grade: 24
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 20
  • 12th grade: 20
12 to 1 7 9th Grade 12th Grade
Mercedes Daep
333 South Ohio St
Mercedes, TX 78570
956-514-2180
  • Total: 36
  • 5th grade: 6
  • 6th grade: 4
  • 7th grade: 2
  • 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade: 1
not available not available 5th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $7,388
  • Median family income: $23,189
  • Median male income: $12,823
  • Median female income: $9,302
  • Median income of a renter: $12,859
  • Median income of a home owner: $25,629
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,165 970 580 245 100

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