3250 S Church St
Paris, TX 75462
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Chisum High School serves 319 students in grades 9-12.
Chisum High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 319 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Chisum High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Chisum High School's student population of 319 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
319 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Chisum High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Chisum High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1986 out of 8043 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
50-54%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
60-64%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
10%
53%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
80%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chisum High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chisum High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chisum High School's ranking?

Chisum High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 20%).

What schools are Chisum High School often compared to?

Chisum High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like North Lamar High School, Paris High School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).

What is the graduation rate of Chisum High School?

The graduation rate of Chisum High School is 95%, which is higher than the Texas state average of 89%.

How many students attend Chisum High School?

319 students attend Chisum High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

80% of Chisum High School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Chisum High School?

Chisum High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.

What grades does Chisum High School offer ?

Chisum High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Chisum High School part of?

Chisum High School is part of Chisum Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 319 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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