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Porter High School

2,447 students in grades 9 ‐ 12

Rated: Improvement Required

Porter High School is an predominantly Hispanic school with 2,447 students. Many students are economically disadvantaged. Students perform well below the state average in passing TAKS scores. Fewer than half of students are prepared for college in both English Language Arts and Math.

Teachers have roughly the same experience as the state average and are paid about the same as the state average.

The school spends $4,923 per student for academic programs and $7,378 per student for all school functions.

Porter High School is located in Congressional District 34, State Board of Education District 2 represented by Ruben Cortez Jr., Texas House District 37 represented by René Oliveira and Texas Senate District 27 represented by Eddie Lucio Jr..


Percent of student body by ethnicity

Percent of student body by academic risk factor

Student enrollment by grade level (percent of students/number of students)

Average number of students per class


Rate of students who dropped out

Rate of students who completed school

Number of days students were present divided by number of days students were enrolled

Percent of graduating students completing the requirements of a given graduation plan

College Readiness

Percent of graduating students who take advanced courses

Mean ACT score for all students who took the test

Mean SAT score (math and critical reading) for all students who took the test

Percent of graduating students who meet college-ready criteria on TAKS, SAT or ACT

Percent of high school seniors who graduate by ethnicity

Percent of high school seniors who graduate, receive a GED, or continue high school by ethnicity


Percent of teachers by years of experience in the field

Average years of experience in district and career

Average teacher salary by seniority (salary/percent of teachers)

Teachers by ethnicity and gender (percent/number of teachers)

Percent of staff by role


Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Porter High School by the comptroller's FAST report based on factors – like "regional wages, district size and student characteristics" – that affect the cost of education.

Name Enrollment Accountability Rating City
Akins High School 2,650 Met Standard Austin
Donna High School 2,197 Met Standard Donna
Economedes High School 2,526 Met Standard Edinburg
Edinburg High School 2,963 Met Standard Edinburg
Edinburg North High School 2,683 Met Standard Edinburg
Hanna High School 3,184 Met Standard Brownsville
La Joya High School 2,170 Met Standard La Joya
La Joya Palmview High School 2,768 Met Standard Mission
Lopez High School 2,239 Met Standard Brownsville
McAllen High School 2,255 Met Standard Mcallen
Memorial High School 2,090 Met Standard Mcallen
Mission High School 2,101 Improvement Required Mission
Pace High School 2,557 Met Standard Brownsville
PSJA High School 2,414 Met Standard Pharr
PSJA Memorial High School 2,261 Met Standard Alamo
PSJA North High School 2,349 Met Standard Pharr
Rivera High School 2,257 Met Standard Brownsville
Rowe High School 2,007 Met Standard Mc Allen
Sam Houston High School 2,744 Met Standard Arlington
San Benito High School 1,906 Met Standard San Benito
Weslaco East High School 1,971 Met Standard Weslaco
Weslaco High School 2,477 Met Standard Weslaco