Port Isabel J High School

17001 Hwy 100
Port Isabel, TX 78578
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Port Isabel J High School serves 501 students in grades 6-8.
Port Isabel 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 23% (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 38% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Port Isabel J High School's student population of 501 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Port Isabel 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 Port Isabel J High School is 0.17, 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
#6349 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
91%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
8%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.170.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePoint Isabel Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Port Isabel J High School is Port Isabel High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brownsville Learning Academy Middle School (16.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Garriga Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Port Isabel Port Isabel High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 697 students
    0.0 miles
    18001 Hwy 100
    Port Isabel, TX 78578
    (956) 943-0030
    0 9-12 697
  • Port Isabel Garriga Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 590 students
    0.3 miles
    200 W Adams
    Port Isabel, TX 78578
    (956) 943-0080
    0.3 PK-5 590
  • Port Isabel Cameron County J J A E P Alternative School
    Grades: 9 | 1 student
    0.5 miles
    101 Port Rd
    Port Isabel, TX 78578
    (956) 943-0011
    0.5 9 1
  • Port Isabel Derry Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 638 students
    0.9 miles
    1702 2nd St
    Port Isabel, TX 78578
    (956) 943-0070
    0.9 PK-5 638
  • Los Fresnos Ami Kids Rio Grande Valley (fka Rgmi) Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 14 students
    10.6 miles
    Route 3 Box 337
    Los Fresnos, TX 78566
    (956) 254-5000
    10.6 9-12 14

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