Permian High School

Permian High School serves 2,303 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Permian High School operates within the Ector County Independent School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 2303 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 147 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,303 students
Permian High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 147 teachers
Permian High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Permian High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same 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 16:1 14:1
Permian High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
56%
51%
Permian High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
6%
13%
Permian High School Black (1988-2013)
White
37%
30%
Permian High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Permian High School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Permian High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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 (1988-2013)
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 (1992-2013)
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.
2%
7%
Permian High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,754 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Ector County Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
39
3
Number of Students Managed 30,754 822
Ector County Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 62% 80%
Ector County Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $229 MM $9 MM
Ector County Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $235 MM $9 MM
Ector County Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,331 $11,947
Ector County Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,552 $12,666
Ector County Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harmony Science Academy - Odessa (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harmony Science Academy - Odessa (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ireland Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • OdessaIreland Elementary School
    4301 Dawn Ave
    OdessaTX 79762
    (432)456-1149
    0.3 mi | 506 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • OdessaBurnet Elementary School
    3700 Permian Dr
    OdessaTX 79762
    (432)456-1049
    0.6 mi | 791 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • OdessaRoss Elementary School
    4600 North Everglade Ave
    OdessaTX 79762
    (432)456-1199
    0.8 mi | 703 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • OdessaHarmony Science Academy - Odessa
    Charter School
    2755 North Grandview Ave
    OdessaTX 79762
    (806)747-1000
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 350 students | Gr. KG-9                      
  • OdessaBlanton Elementary School
    4101 Lynbrook Ave
    OdessaTX 79762
    (432)456-1259
    1.1 mi | 615 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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