Permian High School

Permian High School serves 2,337 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Permian High School operates within the Ector County Independent School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 2337 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 151 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,337 students
Permian High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Permian High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 151 teachers
Permian High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Permian High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Permian High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Permian High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
58%
52%
Permian High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
6%
13%
Permian High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
34%
29%
Permian High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Permian High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Permian High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.41
Permian High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
22%
53%
Permian High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
7%
Permian High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,857 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,702 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,473 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Ector County Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
39
3
Number of Students Managed 30,857 838
Ector County Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 63% 83%
Ector County Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $239 MM $9 MM
Ector County Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $232 MM $10 MM
Ector County Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,702 $12,250
Ector County Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,473 $12,682
Ector County Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Richard Milburn Academy - Ector County (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John B Hood Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ireland Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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