Accountability rating

Met standard

Paradise ISD: B

Total students

349

Avg. teacher experience

20.8 years

Paradise ISD: 17.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.9 %

Paradise ISD: 98.9%

Statewide: 89.7%

Paradise High School is a high school in Paradise, TX, in the Paradise ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 349 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 37.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,959, which is $3,625 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Paradise High School was 1038. The average ACT score was 20.4. In the Class of 2017, 98.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.3%.

Contact information

Website

www.pisd.net

Address

338 School House Rd
Paradise, TX 76073-0646

Office phone number

(940) 969-5010

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Paradise High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 11.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

349

African American

2 (0.6%)

Paradise ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.6%)

Paradise ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

34 (9.7%)

Paradise ISD: 12.4%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

304 (87.1%)

Paradise ISD: 84.7%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

7 (2%)

Paradise ISD: 2%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0.6%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

9.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

87.1%

Two or more races

2.0%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

37.2 %

Paradise ISD: 35%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

28.7 %

Paradise ISD: 34.2%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

0.6 %

Paradise ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

37.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

28.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

0.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0.6 %

Paradise ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

98.6 %

Paradise ISD: 31.8%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

14 %

Paradise ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

10.3 %

Paradise ISD: 10%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

0.6%

Career and technical

98.6%

Gifted and talented

14.0%

Special education

10.3%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Paradise ISD: B

Student achievement

N/A

Paradise ISD: B

School progress

N/A

Paradise ISD: C

Closing the gaps

N/A

Paradise ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2018 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2013-2014 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2017. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

98.9 %

Paradise ISD: 98.9%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

Masked

Paradise ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

100 %

Paradise ISD: 100%

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88.6%

White

98.7 %

Paradise ISD: 98.7%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Paradise ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

N/A

American Indian

Masked

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

98.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2016-2017 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.3 %

Paradise ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Paradise ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

2.6 %

Paradise ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.2%

White

0 %

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

0 %

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2015-2016 school year.

All students

1.7 %

Paradise ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

Masked

Paradise ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

0 %

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 24.4%

White

2 %

Paradise ISD: 2%

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Paradise ISD: Masked

Statewide: 29.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2016-2017 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

Masked

Paradise ISD: Masked

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 46.8%

White

Masked

Paradise ISD: Masked

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 61%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2017, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1038

Paradise ISD: 1038

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2017. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

20.4

Paradise ISD: 20.4

Statewide: 20.3

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2017.

Reading

51.1 %

Paradise ISD: 51.1%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

38 %

Paradise ISD: 38%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

33.7 %

Paradise ISD: 33.7%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

51.1%

Math

38.0%

Reading + Math

33.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

30.5

African American

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

1 (3.3%)

Paradise ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

29.5 (96.7%)

Paradise ISD: 98.9%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

19.2 (62.8%)

Paradise ISD: 81.8%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

11.3 (37.2%)

Paradise ISD: 18.2%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

11.4

Paradise ISD: 13

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

20.8 years

Paradise ISD: 17.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$56,959

Paradise ISD: $52,033

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$36,500

Paradise ISD: $36,500

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$40,502

Paradise ISD: $40,077

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$42,853

Paradise ISD: $42,985

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$53,280

Paradise ISD: $51,498

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$61,719

Paradise ISD: $59,779

Statewide: $61,428

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