Paris High School

2255 South Collegiate,

Paris, TX, 75460-7899

Tel: (903)737-7400
Grades: 9-12

867 students

Paris High School serves 867 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Paris High School operates within the Paris Independent School District.
The school district's 61% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 867 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 867 students
Paris High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Paris High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Paris High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is equal to the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Paris High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Paris High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Paris High School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
10%
50%
Paris High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
39%
13%
Paris High School Black (1988-2012)
White
45%
31%
Paris High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Paris High School Sch Ethnicity Paris 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.
0.64 0.64
Paris 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.
54%
44%
Paris 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.
7%
7%
Paris High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,693 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Paris Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 3,693 799
Graduation Rate 61% 80%
Paris Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $9 MM
Paris Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $9 MM
Paris Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,516 $11,947
Paris Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,469 $12,666
Paris 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 Paris Daep High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Paris J High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aikin Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Paris Paris J High School
    2400 Jefferson Rd
    Paris , TX , 75460
    (903)737-7434
    0.1  mi  |  510  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Paris Paris Daep High School
    Alternative School
    1920 Clarksville
    Paris , TX , 75460
    (903)737-7560
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  25  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Paris Crockett Intermediate School
    655 South Collegiate Dr
    Paris , TX , 75460
    (903)737-7450
    1.1  mi  |  531  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Paris Special Services
    Alternative School
    505 Lamar Ave
    Paris , TX , 75460
    (903)737-7494
    Alternative School
    1.8  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Paris Aikin Elementary School
    3100 Pine Mill Rd
    Paris , TX , 75460
    (903)737-7443
    1.9  mi  |  923  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
For years there has been a push to universalize preschool in this country in order to provide all children with the leg up they will need in order to compete in a globalized economy. While approximately three-fourths of four year olds in America are involved in some kind of educational program, the United States still ranks only 25th out of the 34 most wealthy and upcoming nations in the world in terms of early childhood education, lagging behind the likes of Portugal and Mexico.
‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Seeks to Give African-American Boys a Boost
President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative aims to improve academic opportunities for students of color, especially African-American boys.
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.