Pewitt J High School

1216 Us Hwy 67 W
Omaha, TX 75571
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Pewitt J High School serves 200 students in grades 6-8.
Pewitt J 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 20-24% (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 35-39% (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 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pewitt J High School's student population of 200 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students200 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Pewitt J 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 Pewitt J High School is 0.50, 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
#6495 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
11%
52%
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Black
17%
13%
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White
68%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.500.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePewitt CISD School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pewitt J High School is Pewitt High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Daingerfield J High School (10.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pewitt Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Omaha Pewitt High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 242 students
    0.0 miles
    1216 Us Hwy 67 W
    Omaha, TX 75571
    (903) 884-2293
    0 9-12 242
  • Omaha Pewitt Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 449 students
    0.6 miles
    374 County Rd 4318
    Omaha, TX 75571
    (903) 884-2404
    0.6 PK-5 449
  • Daingerfield Daingerfield J High School Math: 33% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 209 students
    10.4 miles
    200 Texas St
    Daingerfield, TX 75638
    (903) 645-2261
    10.4 6-8 209
  • Daingerfield West Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 307 students
    11.0 miles
    1305 W Watson Blvd
    Daingerfield, TX 75638
    (903) 645-2901
    11 PK-2 307
  • Daingerfield South Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 228 students
    11.2 miles
    1301 Linda Dr
    Daingerfield, TX 75638
    (903) 645-3501
    11.2 3-5 228

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