Pleasant Grove High School

5406 Mc Knight,

Texarkana, TX, 75503-0957

Tel: (903)832-8005
Grades: 9-12

592 students

Pleasant Grove High School serves 592 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Pleasant Grove High School operates within the Pleasant Grove Independent School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 592 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 592 students
Pleasant Grove High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Pleasant Grove High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Pleasant Grove High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less 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 12:1 14:1
Pleasant Grove High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Pleasant Grove High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
4%
50%
Pleasant Grove High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
12%
13%
Pleasant Grove High School Black (1988-2012)
White
77%
31%
Pleasant Grove High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pleasant Grove High School Sch Ethnicity Pleasant Grove 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.
0.39 0.41
Pleasant Grove 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.
10%
44%
Pleasant Grove 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%
Pleasant Grove High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,918 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Pleasant Grove Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,918 730
Pleasant Grove Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 86% 80%
Pleasant Grove Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $9 MM
Pleasant Grove Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $35 MM $9 MM
Pleasant Grove Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,165 $11,947
Pleasant Grove Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,857 $12,666
Pleasant Grove 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 Texas High School (2.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pleasant Grove Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Martha & Josh Morriss Math & Engineering Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Texarkana, 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 0.38, which is lower than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Texarkana is Spring Lake Park Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.