Paris J High School

2400 Jefferson Rd
Paris, TX 75460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Paris J High School serves 521 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Paris J High School's student population of 521 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Paris J High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Paris J High School is 0.71, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#3101 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
26%
52%
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Black
30%
13%
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White
37%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParis Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Paris J High School is Paris High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chisum Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crockett Intermediate School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Paris Paris High School Math: 52% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 875 students
    0.1 miles
    2255 S Collegiate
    Paris, TX 75460
    (903) 737-7400
    0.1 9-12 875
  • Paris Crockett Intermediate School Math: 38% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 588 students
    1.1 miles
    655 S Collegiate Dr
    Paris, TX 75460
    (903) 737-7450
    1.1 5-6 588
  • Paris Travis H S Of Choice Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 44 students
    1.5 miles
    3270 Graham St
    Paris, TX 75460
    (903) 737-7560
    1.5 9-12 44
  • Paris Aikin Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 922 students
    1.9 miles
    3100 Pine Mill Rd
    Paris, TX 75460
    (903) 737-7443
    1.9 K-4 922
  • Paris Chisum Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 440 students
    2.1 miles
    3250 S Church St
    Paris, TX 75462
    (903) 737-2820
    2.1 PK-5 440

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