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Pleasant Grove High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
634
Best High School in Texas
#91
 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 91st in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

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

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 149th in Texas

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

7 out of 10

Rank: 344th in Texas

128 out of 287 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (45%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 30% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

4 out of 10

Rank: 342nd in Texas

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 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

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

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

Safety and Discipline

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 Median11.7%

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