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
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Paris High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 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 11:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
10%
50%
Black
39%
13%
White
45%
31%
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 0.41
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%
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%

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
4
Number of Students Managed 3,693 730
Paris Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
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: 2013 (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 Special Services (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ParisParis J High School
    2400 Jefferson Rd
    ParisTX 75460
    (903)737-7434
    0.1 mi | 510 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • ParisParis Daep High School
    Alternative School
    1920 Clarksville
    ParisTX 75460
    (903)737-7560
    Alternative School

    1.1 mi | 25 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • ParisCrockett Intermediate School
    655 South Collegiate Dr
    ParisTX 75460
    (903)737-7450
    1.1 mi | 531 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • ParisSpecial Services
    Alternative School
    505 Lamar Ave
    ParisTX 75460
    (903)737-7494
    Alternative School

    1.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • ParisAikin Elementary School
    3100 Pine Mill Rd
    ParisTX 75460
    (903)737-7443
    1.9 mi | 923 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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Did You Know?
Paris, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.20, which is lower than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Paris is Lamar County Head Start Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.