Port Aransas High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
161
Best High School in Texas
#123
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District PORT ARANSAS ISD
Type Public
 Phone (361)749-1206
 Location 100 STATION ST
PORT ARANSAS, TX 78373
Charter School No

Port Aransas High School has an academic rating well above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 123rd in the best public high schools in Texas.

Racial Demographics

The Port Aransas High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White72.7%117
Black0.6%1
Hispanic18%29
Asian Pacific3.1%5
Native American Indian0.6%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races5%8

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 13.9%

19.9% 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, PORT ARANSAS H S students are largely upper income and rank 165th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman42
Sophomore44
Junior37
Senior38
Total161

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
88%
Rank in Texas
103rd
Rating
9 out of 10

Students at Port Aransas High School scored an average 88% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 9.3% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls50% or more*90% or more*
Boys80% or more*80% to 89%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander-suppressed*
Black-suppressed*
Hispanic50% or more*60% to 79%*
Multiracial-suppressed*
White80% or more*85% to 89%*
With Disabilitessuppressed*less than 50%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1024

The average SAT score for Port Aransas High School students in 2015 was 1024.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
25%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
-9th
AP Pass Rate Rating
-

Port Aransas High School offers 7 AP courses. 25 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 75% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Port Aransas High School had -8 taking AP exams with a -4 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the -900% percentile and the Texas state median of -9 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 50% -9%
Students enrolled in an AP class 25% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 17%
AP Courses Offered 7

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate24%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate29%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate21%

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 Students4.6%8
Boys5.9%6
Girls2.8%2
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.6%8
Boys5.9%6
Girls2%2

Location

Port Aransas High School
100 STATION ST
PORT ARANSAS, TX
78373
(361)749-1206

9 out of 10 1

District

PORT ARANSAS ISD
PORT ARANSAS, TX