Porter High School

  • Porter High School serves 1,922 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (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 55% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Porter High School's student population of 1,922 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 135 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,922 students
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Total Classroom Teachers135 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Porter High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Porter High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#6517 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
56%
52%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
35%
28%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Porter High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.570.41
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Graduation Rate
93%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Caney Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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