Port Arthur school information

IndexPort ArthurTexasNational
Average Test Scores63%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools257,41879,235
Total private schools31,26724,875
Total post-secondary schools14637,965

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  • The average school test scores in Port Arthur are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Port Arthur.
  • 70.7% of people in Port Arthur have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.8% of people in Port Arthur have completed high school.
  • 10.4% of people in Port Arthur have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Port Arthur

IndexPort ArthurTexasNational
Completed 8th grade70.7%78.5%83.8%
Completed high school68.8%77.0%82.4%
Completed some college39.0%56.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree16.9%33.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors10.4%27.1%29.3%
Completed masters2.7%9.1%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Port Arthur (high school & post-secondary)

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Orange, TX18,81064%29%
Port Arthur, TX54,68563%27%

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Port Arthur, TX54,68563%27%
Source: The Port Arthur, TX education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.