Permian High School

Permian High School serves 2,247 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
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 2247 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 148 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,247 students
Permian High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 148 teachers
Permian High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Permian High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 14:1
Permian High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Permian High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
53%
50%
Permian High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
13%
Permian High School Black (1988-2012)
White
38%
31%
Permian High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Permian High School Sch Ethnicity Permian High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.58 0.41
Permian High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
26%
44%
Permian High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Permian High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,638 students has grown by 7% 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
4
Number of Students Managed 29,638 730
Ector County Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harmony Science Academy - Odessa (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Harmony Science Academy - Odessa (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is El Magnet At Ireland Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Odessa El Magnet At Ireland Elementary School
    Magnet School
    4301 Dawn Ave
    Odessa , TX , 79762
    (432)456-1149
    Magnet School
    0.3  mi  |  519  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Odessa Burnet Elementary School
    3700 Permian Dr
    Odessa , TX , 79762
    (432)456-1049
    0.6  mi  |  746  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Odessa Ross Elementary School
    4600 North Everglade Ave
    Odessa , TX , 79762
    (432)456-1199
    0.8  mi  |  645  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Odessa Harmony Science Academy - Odessa
    Charter School
    2755 North Grandview Ave
    Odessa , TX , 79762
    (806)747-1000
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  308  students  |  Gr.  KG-9
  • Odessa Blanton Elementary School
    4101 Lynbrook Ave
    Odessa , TX , 79762
    (432)456-1259
    1.1  mi  |  594  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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