Accountability rating

A

Paradise ISD: A

Total students

351

Avg. teacher experience

22.4 years

Paradise ISD: 17.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Paradise ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

Paradise High School is a high school in Paradise, TX, in the Paradise ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 351 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 33.6% 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 $58,083, which is $3,961 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Paradise High School was 1078. The average ACT score was 22.6. In the Class of 2018, 100% 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

351

African American

2 (0.6%)

Paradise ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

37 (10.5%)

Paradise ISD: 12.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

308 (87.7%)

Paradise ISD: 84.9%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

4 (1.1%)

Paradise ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.6%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

10.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

87.7%

Two or more races

1.1%

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

33.6 %

Paradise ISD: 30.9%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

27.9 %

Paradise ISD: 33%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

0.6 %

Paradise ISD: 3%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

33.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

27.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

0.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0.6 %

Paradise ISD: 3%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

96.9 %

Paradise ISD: 33.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

13.7 %

Paradise ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.8 %

Paradise ISD: 10.5%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

0.6%

Career and technical

96.9%

Gifted and talented

13.7%

Special education

10.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

A

Paradise ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Paradise ISD: A

School progress

B

Paradise ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

100 %

Paradise ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Paradise ISD: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Paradise ISD: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

100 %

Paradise ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Paradise ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

Masked

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 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: 2.9%

African American

Masked

Paradise ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0.3 %

Paradise ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

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 2017-2018 school year.

All students

1.9 %

Paradise ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Paradise ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

2.2 %

Paradise ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Paradise ISD: Masked

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 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: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

Masked

Paradise ISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Paradise ISD: N/A

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, 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

1078

Paradise ISD: 1078

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

22.6

Paradise ISD: 22.6

Statewide: 20.6

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 2018.

Reading

60.3 %

Paradise ISD: 60.3%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

47.4 %

Paradise ISD: 47.4%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

46.2 %

Paradise ISD: 46.2%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

60.3%

Math

47.4%

Reading + Math

46.2%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

28.8

African American

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

1 (3.5%)

Paradise ISD: 1%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

27.8 (96.5%)

Paradise ISD: 99%

Statewide: 58.4%

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: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

17.2 (59.7%)

Paradise ISD: 81.4%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

11.6 (40.3%)

Paradise ISD: 18.6%

Statewide: 24.3%

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 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

12.2

Paradise ISD: 12.8

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 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

22.4 years

Paradise ISD: 17.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 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

$58,083

Paradise ISD: $52,665

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

N/A

Paradise ISD: $36,876

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$41,150

Paradise ISD: $40,566

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$44,117

Paradise ISD: $43,767

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$51,596

Paradise ISD: $51,071

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$63,705

Paradise ISD: $60,697

Statewide: $62,039

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