Permian High School

  • Permian High School serves 2,573 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
  • Permian High School operates within the Ector County Independent School District.
  • Ector County Independent School District's 63% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2573 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 152 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,573 students
Permian High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Permian High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 152 teachers
Permian High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Permian High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more 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 17:1 16:1
Permian High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Permian High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
60%
52%
Permian High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
6%
13%
Permian High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
31%
29%
Permian High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Permian High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Permian High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.55 0.41
Permian High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
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Permian High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
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Permian High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Ector County Independent School District's student population of 31,971 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 63% has increased from 58% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,435 in this district is less than the state average of $11,604. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,046 is less than the state average of $11,458. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Ector County Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
3
Number of Students Managed 31,971 825
Ector County Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 63% 83%
Ector County Independent School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue $250 MM $10 MM
Ector County Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $239 MM $10 MM
Ector County Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,435 $11,604
Ector County Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,046 $11,458
Ector County Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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