Pettus Secondary

  • Pettus Secondary serves 234 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pettus Secondary 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Pettus Secondary's student population of 234 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students234 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pettus Secondary is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pettus Secondary is 0.49, 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 School Rank (16-17)#5997 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
64%
52%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
32%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.490.64
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Graduation Rate80-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePettus Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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