Permian High School

1800 E 42nd St
Odessa, TX 79760
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Permian High School serves 3,789 students in grades 9-12.
Permian High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Permian High School's student population of 3,789 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 221 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,789 students
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Total Classroom Teachers221 teachers
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School Comparison

Permian High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Permian High School is 0.53, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7067 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
63%
52%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
27%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.530.64
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Graduation Rate
87%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEctor County Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Permian High School is Ector County Youth Center (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harmony Science Academy - Odessa (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ireland Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Odessa Ireland Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 499 students
    0.3 miles
    4301 Dawn Ave
    Odessa, TX 79760
    (432) 456-1149
    0.3 K-5 499
  • Odessa Burnet Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 580 students
    0.6 miles
    3700 Permian Dr
    Odessa, TX 79760
    (432) 456-1049
    0.6 K-5 580
  • Odessa Ross Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 391 students
    0.8 miles
    4600 N Everglade Ave
    Odessa, TX 79760
    (432) 456-1199
    0.8 K-5 391
  • Odessa Harmony Science Academy - Odessa Charter School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 488 students
    0.9 miles
    2755 N Grandview Ave
    Odessa, TX 79762
    (432) 363-6000
    0.9 K-8 488
  • Odessa Blanton Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 425 students
    1.1 miles
    4101 Lynbrook Ave
    Odessa, TX 79760
    (432) 456-1259
    1.1 PK-5 425

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