Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Port Aransas ISD: A

Total students

187

Avg. teacher experience

20 years

Port Aransas ISD: 18.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.2 %

Port Aransas ISD: 98.2%

Statewide: 90%

Port Aransas High School is a high school in Port Aransas, TX, in the Port Aransas ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 187 students. 21.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of A for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

In the Class of 2019, 98.2% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average SAT score at Port Aransas High School was 1132 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 22.7.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $58,212, which is $1,121 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 20 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.paisd.net

Address

100 S Station St
Port Aransas, TX 78373-5223

Office phone number

(361) 749-1206

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Port Aransas High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 02. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 19.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 02.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

187

African American

0 (0%)

Port Aransas ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Port Aransas ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.5%)

Port Aransas ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

25 (13.4%)

Port Aransas ISD: 17.9%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Port Aransas ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

155 (82.9%)

Port Aransas ISD: 76.9%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

6 (3.2%)

Port Aransas ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.5%

Hispanic

13.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

82.9%

Two or more races

3.2%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

21.4 %

Port Aransas ISD: 27%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

18.7 %

Port Aransas ISD: 29.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

0 %

Port Aransas ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

21.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

18.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

N/A

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0 %

Port Aransas ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

77.5 %

Port Aransas ISD: 40.6%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

10.2 %

Port Aransas ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

4.3 %

Port Aransas ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

N/A

Career and technical

77.5%

Gifted and talented

10.2%

Special education

4.3%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

A

Port Aransas ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Port Aransas ISD: A

School progress

B

Port Aransas ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Port Aransas ISD: A

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

98.2 %

Port Aransas ISD: 98.2%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

Masked

Port Aransas ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Port Aransas ISD: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

97.6 %

Port Aransas ISD: 97.6%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Port Aransas ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

97.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Port Aransas ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: 3%

Asian

Masked

Port Aransas ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Port Aransas ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Port Aransas ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Port Aransas ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

24.2 %

Port Aransas ISD: 24.2%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

27.8 %

Port Aransas ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

23.5 %

Port Aransas ISD: 23.5%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

20 %

Port Aransas ISD: 20%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

63.6 %

Port Aransas ISD: 63.6%

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

60 %

Port Aransas ISD: 60%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

62.5 %

Port Aransas ISD: 62.5%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

Masked

Port Aransas ISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1132

Port Aransas ISD: 1132

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

22.7

Port Aransas ISD: 22.7

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

80.4 %

Port Aransas ISD: 80.4%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

64.7 %

Port Aransas ISD: 64.7%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

64.7 %

Port Aransas ISD: 64.7%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

80.4%

Math

64.7%

Reading + Math

64.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

19.2

African American

0 (0%)

Port Aransas ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Port Aransas ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Port Aransas ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

3.3 (17.5%)

Port Aransas ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Port Aransas ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

15.7 (82%)

Port Aransas ISD: 86.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0.1 (0.6%)

Port Aransas ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Port Aransas ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

12.4 (64.9%)

Port Aransas ISD: 62.9%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

6.7 (35.1%)

Port Aransas ISD: 37.1%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Port Aransas ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

9.8

Port Aransas ISD: 10.5

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

20 years

Port Aransas ISD: 18.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$58,212

Port Aransas ISD: $56,940

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: N/A

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

N/A

Port Aransas ISD: $46,576

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$50,090

Port Aransas ISD: $49,419

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$54,610

Port Aransas ISD: $54,280

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$68,550

Port Aransas ISD: $64,472

Statewide: $65,449

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