Paris J High School

2400 Jefferson Rd
Paris, TX 75460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Paris J High School serves 551 students in grades 7-8.
Paris J High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 551 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Paris J High School's student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Paris J High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Paris J High School is 0.74, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#3781 out of 8079 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
25%
53%
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Black
32%
13%
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White
30%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paris J High School's ranking?
Paris J High School is ranked #3781 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Paris J High School often compared to?
Paris J High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Frank Stone Middle School, Chisum Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Paris J High School?
551 students attend Paris J High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
32% of Paris J High School students are Black, 30% of students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paris J High School?
Paris J High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Paris J High School offer ?
Paris J High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Paris J High School part of?
Paris J High School is part of Paris ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 551 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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