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Avg. test scores 37%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 63%

Port Arthur school information

IndexPort ArthurTexasNational
Average Test Scores63%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools257,41879,221
Total private schools31,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools14637,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Port Arthur are 27% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Port Arthur
  • 71.8% of people in Port Arthur have completed 8th grade
  • 69.3% of people in Port Arthur have completed high school
  • 11.3% of people in Port Arthur have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Port Arthur

      IndexPort ArthurTexasNational
      Completed 8th grade71.8%79.3%84.3%
      Completed high school69.3%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college37.7%57.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree18.0%34.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors11.3%28.1%30.3%
      Completed masters3.2%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.7%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

      Port Arthur, TX School Districts

      • Port Arthur Independent School District
      • Sabine Pass Independent School District
      • Port Neches-Groves Independent School District

      There are a total of 25 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Port Arthur. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Port Arthur, TX schools is 63%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Port Arthur, TX, an average of 71.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 69.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Groves, TX15,79885%73%
      Bridge City, TX7,96483%69%
      Nederland, TX17,13282%66%
      Port Neches, TX12,79481%64%
      Orange, TX19,12864%29%
      Port Arthur, TX54,91363%27%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hanford, CA54,91235%29%
      Aloha, OR54,90850%2%
      Paramount, CA54,94128%43%
      West Haven, CT54,97237%24%
      Shoreline, WA55,02164%29%
      Port Arthur, TX54,91363%27%
      Source: The Port Arthur, TX education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.