Top 10 Best Jefferson County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 82 public schools serving 41,430 students in Jefferson County, TX (there are 13 private schools, serving 2,502 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Jefferson County, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, TX are Langham Elementary School, Hamshire-fannett Elementary School and Helena Park Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jefferson County, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Texas public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Jefferson County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Best Jefferson County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Langham Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 S 12th St
Nederland, TX 77627
(409) 722-4324
Grades: PK-4
| 414 students
Rank: #22.
Hamshire-fannett Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
23395 Burrell Wingate Rd
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 794-1412
Grades: PK-3
| 586 students
Rank: #33.
Helena Park Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2800 Helena Ave
Nederland, TX 77627
(409) 722-0462
Grades: PK-4
| 601 students
Rank: #44.
Wilson Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2620 Helena Ave
Nederland, TX 77627
(409) 727-6224
Grades: 5-8
| 806 students
Rank: #55.
Woodcrest Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1522 Heisler St
Port Neches, TX 77651
(409) 724-2309
Grades: K-3
| 303 students
Rank: #66.
Nederland High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2101 18th St
Nederland, TX 77627
(409) 727-2741
Grades: 9-12
| 1,448 students
Rank: #77.
Highland Park Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
200 S 6th St
Nederland, TX 77627
(409) 722-0236
Grades: PK-4
| 417 students
Rank: #88.
Ridgewood Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2820 Merriman St
Port Neches, TX 77651
(409) 722-7641
Grades: K-3
| 436 students
Rank: #99.
Groves Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3901 Cleveland Ave
Groves, TX 77619
(409) 962-1531
Grades: 4-5
| 379 students
Rank: #1010.
Beaumont Isd Early College High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3410 Austin St
Beaumont, TX 77706
(409) 951-5720
Grades: 9-12
| 293 students
Rank: #1111.
Van Buren Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6400 Van Buren
Groves, TX 77619
(409) 962-6511
Grades: K-3
| 368 students
Rank: #1212.
Port Neches-groves High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1401 Merriman St
Port Neches, TX 77651
(409) 729-7644
Grades: 9-12
| 1,588 students
Rank: #1313.
Central Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
200 N 17th St
Nederland, TX 77627
(409) 727-5765
Grades: 5-8
| 741 students
Rank: #1414.
Sabine Pass School
Math: 37% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5641 S Gulfway Dr
Sabine Pass, TX 77655
(409) 971-2321
Grades: PK-12
| 365 students
Rank: #1515.
Groves Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5201 Wilson St
Groves, TX 77619
(409) 962-0225
Grades: 6-8
| 625 students
Rank: #1616.
China Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
605 Henderson Ave
China, TX 77613
(409) 981-6410
Grades: PK-5
| 552 students
Rank: #1717.
Port Neches Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2101 Llano St
Port Neches, TX 77651
(409) 722-2262
Grades: 4-5
| 359 students
Rank: #1818.
Port Neches Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
749 Central Dr
Port Neches, TX 77651
(409) 722-8115
Grades: 6-9
| 635 students
Rank: #1919.
Hamshire-fannett Int
Math: 38% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11407 Dugat Rd
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 794-1558
Grades: 4-5
| 300 students
Rank: #2020.
Regina Howell Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5850 Regina
Beaumont, TX 77706
(409) 617-6190
Grades: PK-5
| 682 students
Rank: #2121.
Ehrhart School
Charter School
Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3380 Fannin St
Beaumont, TX 77726
(409) 839-8200
Grades: PK-8
| 507 students
Rank: #2222.
Bob Hope School - El Campus
Charter School
Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4301 32nd St
Port Arthur, TX 77642
(409) 983-3244
Grades: PK-5
| 728 students
Rank: #2323.
Odom Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 30% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2550 W Virginia Ave
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 617-5925
Grades: 6-8
| 724 students
Rank: #2424.
Bob Hope High School
Charter School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4545 Hwy 73
Port Arthur, TX 77642
(409) 983-3244
Grades: 9-12
| 485 students
Rank: #2525.
Hillcrest Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2611 Ave H
Nederland, TX 77627
(409) 722-3484
Grades: PK-4
| 582 students
Rank: #2626.
Hamshire-fannett High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
12552 Second St
Hamshire, TX 77622
(409) 243-2512
Grades: 9-12
| 604 students
Rank: #2727.
Curtis Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6225 N Circuit
Beaumont, TX 77706
(409) 617-6050
Grades: PK-5
| 524 students
Rank: #2828.
Taft Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Taft Ave
Port Arthur, TX 77642
(409) 962-2262
Grades: K-3
| 390 students
Rank: #2929.
Bob Hope School
Charter School
Math: 30% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2849 9th Ave
Port Arthur, TX 77642
(409) 983-3244
Grades: 6-8
| 454 students
Rank: #3030.
Hamshire-fannett Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11375 Dugat Rd
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 794-2361
Grades: 6-8
| 464 students
Rank: #3131.
Guess Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8055 Voth Rd
Beaumont, TX 77708
(409) 617-6125
Grades: K-5
| 567 students
Rank: #3232.
Harmony Science Academy- Beaumont
Charter School
Math: 28% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4055 Calder Ave
Beaumont, TX 77706
(409) 838-4000
Grades: K-12
| 591 students
Rank: #3333.
West Brook Sr High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8750 Phelan Blvd
Beaumont, TX 77706
(409) 617-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,262 students
Rank: #3434.
Houston Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3245 36th St
Port Arthur, TX 77642
(409) 984-4800
Grades: PK-5
| 718 students
Rank: #3535.
Staff Sergeant Lucian Adams Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 21% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5701 9th Ave
Port Arthur, TX 77642
(409) 984-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 570 students
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Jefferson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2600 Girolamo St
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 833-1600
Grades: PK-8
| 321 students
2200 Jefferson Dr
Port Arthur, TX 77642
(409) 962-8451
Grades: 10-12
| 1,928 students
Hwy 69 And Fm 3514
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 749-6127
Grades: 9-12
| 136 students
2441 61st St
Port Arthur, TX 77640
(409) 984-4900
Grades: 6-8
| 547 students
5265 S Kenneth Ave
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 838-5259
Grades: PK-5
| 192 students
1300 Freeman Ave
Port Arthur, TX 77640
(409) 989-6244
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
88 Jaguar Dr
Beaumont, TX 77702
(409) 617-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,193 students
825 Jackson St
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 617-6075
Grades: PK-5
| 430 students
5265 South Kenneth Ave
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 617-6400
Grades: PK-5
| 247 students
3350 Blanchette St
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-3871
Grades: K-5
| 382 students
4315 Concord Rd
Beaumont, TX 77703
(409) 617-6325
Grades: PK-5
| 361 students
1000 10th St
Port Arthur, TX 77640
(409) 985-2573
Grades: PK-5
| 787 students
3525 Cleveland
Beaumont, TX 77703
(409) 832-6631
Grades: PK-5
| 481 students
4055 Calder Ave
Beaumont, TX 77706
(409) 838-4000
Grades: K-12
| 516 students
P O Box 848
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 899-9972
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1149 Pearl St
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 720-4024
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5641 S Gulfway Dr
Sabine Pass, TX 77655
(409) 971-2321
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5030 Hwy 69s Ste 100
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 720-4079
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5030 Ste 100 Hwy 69
Port Arthur, TX 77641
(409) 720-4019
Grades: 6-10
| n/a students
1750 East Lucas Dr
Beaumont, TX 77703
(409) 892-9683
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1023 Abe Lincoln Ave
Port Arthur, TX 77640
(409) 989-6244
Grades: 9
| 760 students
2441 61st St
Port Arthur, TX 77640
(409) 736-1521
Grades: 9
| 608 students
2000 Jefferson Dr
Port Arthur, TX 77640
(409) 985-6796
Grades: 9-10
| 680 students
9275 Manion Dr
Beaumont, TX 77706
(409) 866-1021
Grades: 9-12
| 33 students
2300 Victoria St
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 617-6150
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
3443 Fannett Rd
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 617-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,076 students
5924 Jade Ave
Port Arthur, TX 77640
(409) 736-1142
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1500 Lakeshore Dr
Port Arthur, TX 77641
(409) 989-6244
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
5840 West Jefferson
Groves, TX 77619
(409) 962-8446
Grades: PK
| 124 students
Premier H S Of Beaumont (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
Charter School
209 North 11th St
Beaumont, TX 77702
(409) 835-4303
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
3350 Waverly St
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 617-6375
Grades: PK-5
| 322 students
Richard Milburn Academy (Beaumont) (Closed 2011)
Alternative School
Charter School
1310 Pennsylvania Ave
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 833-7757
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
4500 Highland Ave
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 617-5875
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
1965 Southerland St
Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 617-6200
Grades: PK
| 509 students
327 Thomas Blvd
Port Arthur, TX 77640
(409) 982-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 72 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, TX?
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, TX include Langham Elementary School, Hamshire-fannett Elementary School and Helena Park Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Jefferson County, TX?
82 public schools are located in Jefferson County, TX.
What percentage of students in Jefferson County, TX go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Jefferson County, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Jefferson County, TX?
Jefferson County, TX public schools minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public schools average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

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