Pleasant Grove High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
634
Best High School in Texas
#105
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District PLEASANT GROVE ISD
Type Public
 Phone (903)832-8005
 Location 5406 MC KNIGHT
TEXARKANA, TX 75503
Charter School No

Pleasant Grove High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 105th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Pleasant Grove High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Black population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White74.1%470
Black13.2%84
Hispanic4.6%29
Asian Pacific3.6%23
Native American Indian0.6%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.8%5
Two or more races3%19

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 3.9%

9.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, PLEASANT GROVE H S students are largely wealthy and rank 45th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman163
Sophomore184
Junior136
Senior151
Total634

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
86%
Rank in Texas
149th
Rating
8 out of 10

Students at Pleasant Grove High School scored an average 86% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is well above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 12.9% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% or more*90% to 94%*
Boys80% to 84%*80% to 84%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Black40% to 59%*60% to 69%*
Hispanicsuppressed*80% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*50% or more*
White90% to 94%*85% to 89%*
With Disabilites21% to 39%*21% to 39%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1203

The average SAT score for Pleasant Grove High School students in 2015 was 1203.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
45%
Rank in Texas
342nd
Rating
6 out of 10

128 out of 287 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (45%). College admission testing participation is slightly above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 36% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
36%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
342nd
AP Pass Rate Rating
4 out of 10

Pleasant Grove High School offers 23 AP courses. 36 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 89% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Pleasant Grove High School had 100 taking AP exams with a 41 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 45% percentile and about equal to the Texas state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 41% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 36% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate -3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -3%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 36%
AP Courses Offered 23

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate79%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate84%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate76%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students11.9%74
Boys16.9%60
Girls5.3%14
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.3%2
Boys0.6%2
Girls0%0

Location

Pleasant Grove High School
5406 MC KNIGHT
TEXARKANA, TX
75503
(903)832-8005

10 out of 10 1

District

PLEASANT GROVE ISD
TEXARKANA, TX