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Overview

School District NamePort Arthur Independent School District
School District Websitehttp://www.paisd.org
School District Phone Number(409) 989-6244
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TX)
# of Schools14 Schools8,947 Schools
# of Students8,277 Students5,398,246 Students
# of Teachers547 Teachers355,401 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1

District Comparison

  • Port Arthur Independent School District, which is ranked #1064 of all 1,200 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#1024 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Port Arthur 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Port Arthur 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Port Arthur Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.590.64
# of American Indian Students210 Students20,590 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# of Asian Students287 Students235,500 Students
% Asian Students
3%
4%
# of Hispanic Students4,078 Students2,826,531 Students
% Hispanic Students
49%
52%
# of Black Students3,449 Students680,292 Students
% Black Students
42%
13%
# of White Students211 Students1,504,856 Students
% White Students
3%
28%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students8,027 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students40 Students122,450 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:755254,767
# of Students in Kindergarten:609371,437
# of Students in 1st Grade:609388,455
# of Students in 2nd Grade:649394,227
# of Students in 3rd Grade:638409,796
# of Students in 4th Grade:728413,679
# of Students in 5th Grade:712414,261
# of Students in 6th Grade:512402,503
# of Students in 7th Grade:557402,496
# of Students in 8th Grade:470398,647
# of Students in 9th Grade:509433,436
# of Students in 10th Grade:585397,442
# of Students in 11th Grade:510371,952
# of Students in 12th Grade:434345,148
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,332 is higher than the state median of $12,556. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $18,742 is higher than the state median of $12,335. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (TX)
Total Revenue$110 MM$11 MM
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Spending$155 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Port Arthur Independent   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,332$12,556
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Revenue / Student$18,742$12,335
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Port Arthur Independent School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Houston Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 45%
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3245 36th St
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-4800

    Grades: PK-5 | 606 students
  • Dequeen Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 28%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    740 Dequeen Blvd
    Port Arthur, TX 77640
    (409) 984-8900

    Grades: 3-5 | 291 students
  • Dowling Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6301 Pat Ave
    Port Arthur, TX 77640
    (409) 984-4960

    Grades: PK-5 | 406 students
  • Tyrrell Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 34%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4401 Ferndale Dr
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-4660

    Grades: PK-5 | 895 students
  • Staff Sergeant Lucian Adams Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 27%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5701 9th Ave
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-4100

    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
  • Lincoln Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 31%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1023 Abe Lincoln Ave
    Port Arthur, TX 77640
    (409) 984-8700

    Grades: 6-8 | 614 students
  • Memorial High School Math: 30% | Reading: 26%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3501 Ssgt Lucian Adam Dr
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-4000

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,038 students
  • Jefferson Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 28%
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2200 Jefferson Dr
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-4860

    Grades: 6-8 | 925 students
  • Travis Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 29%
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1115 Lakeview Ave
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-4700

    Grades: PK-5 | 554 students
  • Lee Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 24%
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3900 10th St
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-8300

    Grades: PK-5 | 777 students
  • Port Arthur Alternative Center Alternative School
    1030 Dunbar Ave
    Port Arthur, TX 77640
    (409) 984-8650

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a student
  • Stilwell Technical Ctr/cate Alternative School
    3501 Sgt Lucian Adams Dr
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-4750

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Washington Elementary School
    1300 Freeman Ave
    Port Arthur, TX 77640
    (409) 984-8600

    Grades: PK-2 | 293 students
  • Wheatley School Of Early Childhood Programs
    1100 Jefferson Dr
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-8750

    Grades: PK | 422 students
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