Average Teacher Salary in Port Arthur Independent School District

The average teacher salary in Port Arthur Independent School District is $43,306.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $24,296 $14,971 $16,153 $17,857 $34,456 $45,630
Kindergarten $48,015 $35,562 $40,736 $47,719 $55,514 $62,490
Elementary $48,116 $35,682 $41,150 $48,023 $54,640 $62,573
Middle school $47,807 $35,847 $40,607 $47,375 $53,932 $62,280
High school $48,296 $33,840 $39,909 $48,057 $56,150 $65,347

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,183
  • Full time teachers: 554
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 119
  • Instructional Coordinators: 3
  • Elementary Teachers: 219
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 39
  • Pre-K Teachers: 37
  • High School Teachers: 231
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 8,852

Financial Statistics for Port Arthur Independent School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $57,267,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $23,495,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $14,213,000
  • Total revenue: $94,975,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $44,891,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $45,383,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $11,836,000
  • Expenditures per student: $350,000
  • Total expenditures: $102,014,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Port Arthur Independent School District

Elementary Schools within the Port Arthur Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Austin Middle School
2441 61st St
Port Arthur, TX 77640
409-736-1521
  • Total: 590
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 200
  • 7th grade: 183
  • 8th grade: 206
19 to 1 31 5th Grade 8th Grade
Dowling El
6301 Pat Ave
Port Arthur, TX 77640
409-736-2571
  • Total: 307
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 45
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 54
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 52
16 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Houston El
5409 Ponciana Dr
Austin, TX 78744
512-414-2517
  • Total: 942
  • Pre-k: 92
  • Kindergarten: 102
  • 1st grade: 113
  • 2nd grade: 113
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 99
16 to 1 60 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lee El
3308 Hampton Rd
Austin, TX 78705
512-414-2098
  • Total: 406
  • Pre-k: 82
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 101
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 102
15 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Travis El
1115 Lakeview Ave
Port Arthur, TX 77642
409-982-2891
  • Total: 761
  • Pre-k: 56
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 54
16 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Tyrrell El
4401 Ferndale Dr
Port Arthur, TX 77642
409-962-7373
  • Total: 758
  • Pre-k: 57
  • Kindergarten: 121
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 127
  • 3rd grade: 111
  • 4th grade: 113
  • 5th grade: 107
19 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Washington El
1201 North Birdwell Ln
Big Spring, TX 79720
432-264-4126
  • Total: 374
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 42
18 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Wheatley School Of Early Childhood Programs
1100 Jefferson Dr
Port Arthur, TX 77642
409-985-9101
  • Total: 439
  • Pre-k: 439
17 to 1 26 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Wilson Pre-k-8 Theme School
1001 10th St
Port Arthur, TX 77640
409-985-9347
  • Total: 604
  • Pre-k: 9
  • Kindergarten: 8
  • 1st grade: 18
  • 2nd grade: 19
  • 3rd grade: 13
  • 4th grade: 14
  • 5th grade: 18
  • 6th grade: 182
  • 7th grade: 154
  • 8th grade: 169
14 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Port Arthur Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Austin Middle School
2441 61st St
Port Arthur, TX 77640
409-736-1521
  • Total: 590
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 200
  • 7th grade: 183
  • 8th grade: 206
19 to 1 31 5th Grade 8th Grade
Edison Middle
3501 12th Ave
Port Arthur, TX 77642
409-985-4311
  • Total: 783
  • 6th grade: 267
  • 7th grade: 261
  • 8th grade: 255
17 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
Memorial 9th Grade Center
1023 Abe Lincoln Ave
Port Arthur, TX 77640
409-985-2551
  • Total: 644
  • 9th grade: 644
18 to 1 37 8th Grade 9th Grade
Wilson Pre-k-8 Theme School
1001 10th St
Port Arthur, TX 77640
409-985-9347
  • Total: 604
  • Pre-k: 9
  • Kindergarten: 8
  • 1st grade: 18
  • 2nd grade: 19
  • 3rd grade: 13
  • 4th grade: 14
  • 5th grade: 18
  • 6th grade: 182
  • 7th grade: 154
  • 8th grade: 169
14 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Port Arthur Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Memorial High School
2200 Jefferson Dr
Port Arthur, TX 77642
409-962-8451
  • Total: 1,754
  • 9th grade: 727
  • 10th grade: 530
  • 11th grade: 445
  • 12th grade: 340
16 to 1 112 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Port Arthur Independent School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Dequeen El
740 Dequeen Blvd
Port Arthur, TX 77640
409-984-8900
  • Total: 488
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 77
16 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Jefferson County Youth Academy
5030 Hwy 69s Ste 100
Beaumont, TX 77705
409-720-4079
  • Total: 2
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 12th grade: 2
not available not available 9th Grade 11th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $14,108
  • Median family income: $32,018
  • Median male income: $23,677
  • Median female income: $12,672
  • Median income of a renter: $14,894
  • Median income of a home owner: $32,617
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    5,945 3,020 2,905 2,085 870

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