McAllen Memorial High School

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McAllen Memorial High School
101 East Hackberry Avenue
McAllen, Texas, Hidalgo County, 78501
United States
Coordinates 26°12′35″N 98°12′59″W / 26.20972°N 98.21639°W / 26.20972; -98.21639Coordinates: 26°12′35″N 98°12′59″W / 26.20972°N 98.21639°W / 26.20972; -98.21639
Type Public
Opened 1980
School district McAllen Independent School District
Principal Rosie Larson
Grades 9-12
Number of students 2,003
Mascot Mustangs

McAllen Memorial High School is one of three high schools serving the McAllen, Texas area as a part of the McAllen Independent School District. It houses over 2,000 students from grades 9-12. The school originally opened in 1980, its current location is 101 East Hackberry Avenue McAllen, Texas, USA. The school colors are Columbia blue and bright gold and the mascot is a mustang. All athletic teams compete in the UIL District 30-6A.

Memorial High School[edit]

The mission of Memorial High School is to provide a safe and academically challenging environment that fits the individual needs of all students. With the cooperative effort of the home, the students, the educators and the community, Memorial High school will produce positive, successful citizens prepared for the 21st Century.

Memorial High School currently holds a total of 2,003 students consisting of; 1,572 Hispanics, 327 White (Non-Hispanics), 43 Asian/Pacific Islanders; 4 African Americans, and 1 Native American. The staff of 275 consists of; 188 Hispanics, 82 White (non-Hispanics), 2 African Americans, and 3 Asian/Pacific Islanders.

Memorial High School began in 1980, renovations were made to the Health Clinic, Assistant Principal offices, Attendance office, Auditorium in 1999.

The high school lies on 39.39 acres of land, there are currently 100 permanent classrooms and 3 portable classrooms.[1]


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