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Melissa High School

373 students in grades 9 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Melissa High School is a school with 373 students. Few students are economically disadvantaged. Students perform above the state average in passing TAKS scores. A majority of students are prepared for college in both English Language Arts and Math.

Teachers have roughly the same experience as the state average and are paid about the same as the state average.

The school spends $5,836 per student for academic programs and $8,885 per student for all school functions.

Melissa High School is located in Congressional District 3, State Board of Education District 12 represented by Geraldine "Tincy" Miller, Texas House District 70 represented by Scott Sanford and Texas Senate District 30 represented by Craig L. Estes.


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Rate of students who dropped out

Rate of students who completed school

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College Readiness

Percent of graduating students who take advanced courses

Mean ACT score for all students who took the test

Mean SAT score (math and critical reading) for all students who took the test

Percent of graduating students who meet college-ready criteria on TAKS, SAT or ACT

Percent of high school seniors who graduate by ethnicity

Percent of high school seniors who graduate, receive a GED, or continue high school by ethnicity


Percent of teachers by years of experience in the field

Average years of experience in district and career

Average teacher salary by seniority (salary/percent of teachers)

Teachers by ethnicity and gender (percent/number of teachers)

Percent of staff by role


Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Melissa High School by the comptroller's FAST report based on factors – like "regional wages, district size and student characteristics" – that affect the cost of education.

Name Enrollment Accountability Rating City
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Lone Oak High School 290 Met Standard Lone Oak
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