PROFICIENCY 71% 2% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #49 of 62 in YSLETA ISD
  • Ranked #139 of 205 in El Paso
  • Ranked #4548 of 8826 in Texas
Proficiency Averages
85%El Paso

Parkland High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "YSLETA ISD" in El Paso, TX. There are a total of 1,306 students and 88 teachers at Parkland High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 832 free lunch students and 162 reduced lunch students.

Parkland High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 70.5%, which is 2% lower than the Texas average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch832
Reduced lunch162


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Parkland High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School77%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School64%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Parkland High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 20.8% 24.2% 29.3% 51.1%
African American 2.9% 0.8% 13.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.1% 0.2% 3.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 55.5% 49.5% 51.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 1.0% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 19.6% 24.3% 2.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Parkland Middle School69%0.4El Paso, TX
Parkland Elementary School79%0.5El Paso, TX
Dolphin Terrace Elementary School82%0.8El Paso, TX
Newman Elementary School80%0.8El Paso, TX
Andress High School62%1.0El Paso, TX
Dowell Elementary School80%1.1El Paso, TX
Harmony School Of Innovation - El Paso78%1.1El Paso, TX
Schuster Elementary School57%1.2El Paso, TX
Fannin Elementary School73%1.4El Paso, TX
Transmountain Early College High School97%1.6El Paso, TX
Terrace Hills Middle School63%1.7El Paso, TX
Collins Elementary School77%1.7El Paso, TX

El Paso demographics profile

StatisticEl PasoTexasNational
Population density (sq mi)2,6359791
Median age32.634.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%56%55%
Speak English30%65%79%
Speak Spanish68%30%13%

Education level achieved in El Paso

IndexEl PasoTexasNational
Completed 8th grade74.8%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school73.2%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.5%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.1%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.6%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Parkland High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.