Paris Independent School District

1920 Clarksville
Paris, TX 75460
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Paris Independent School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,857 students in Paris Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Paris Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Paris Independent School District are Paris High School, Paris J High School and Aikin Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Paris Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Texas public school average of 73% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
8 Schools
9,057 Schools
# Students
3,857 Students
5,372,224 Students
# Teachers
318 Teachers
369,150 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Paris Independent School District, which is ranked #662 of all 1,194 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#681 out of 1201 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Paris Independent   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paris Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paris Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Paris Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.72
0.64
# American Indian Students
32 Students
18,751 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
26 Students
254,161 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
903 Students
2,840,027 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
53%
# Black Students
1,251 Students
681,193 Students
% Black Students
33%
13%
# White Students
1,317 Students
1,424,019 Students
% White Students
34%
26%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
8,263 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
325 Students
143,704 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
275
217,849
# Students in K Grade:
302
361,347
# Students in 1st Grade:
329
381,385
# Students in 2nd Grade:
290
380,045
# Students in 3rd Grade:
305
381,045
# Students in 4th Grade:
289
385,316
# Students in 5th Grade:
265
395,641
# Students in 6th Grade:
276
414,404
# Students in 7th Grade:
279
421,372
# Students in 8th Grade:
302
422,521
# Students in 9th Grade:
280
436,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
260
420,924
# Students in 11th Grade:
221
388,568
# Students in 12th Grade:
184
364,802
# Ungraded Students:
-
50

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,788 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,045. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,841 is less than the state median of $12,825. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$46 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Paris Independent   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$46 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Paris Independent   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,788
$13,045
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Paris Independent   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,841
$12,825
This chart display average spending per public school student in Paris Independent   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Paris Independent School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Paris High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2255 S Collegiate
Paris, TX 75460
(903) 737-7400
Grades: 9-12
| 902 students
Rank: #22.
Paris J High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2400 Jefferson Rd
Paris, TX 75460
(903) 737-7434
Grades: 7-8
| 581 students
Rank: #33.
Aikin Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3100 Pine Mill Rd
Paris, TX 75460
(903) 737-7443
Grades: K-4
| 937 students
Rank: #44.
Crockett Intermediate School
Math: 41% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
655 S Collegiate Dr
Paris, TX 75460
(903) 737-7450
Grades: 5-6
| 541 students
Rank: #55.
Justiss Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
401 18th N W
Paris, TX 75460
(903) 737-7458
Grades: K-4
| 578 students
Rank: n/an/a
655 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Paris, TX 75460
(903) 737-7466
Grades: PK
| 84 students
Rank: n/an/a
1350 6th N E
Paris, TX 75460
(903) 737-7469
Grades: PK
| 191 students
Rank: n/an/a
Travis H S Of Choice Elementary School
Alternative School
Reading: <50%
3270 Graham St
Paris, TX 75460
(903) 737-7560
Grades: 9-12
| 43 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,857 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 50% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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