|Porter High School|
22625 Sandy Lane
|Number of students||1,922 (2016-17)|
|Color(s)||Red, Black |
Porter High School is a school that opened in 2010 in unincorporated Montgomery County, Texas. It is the second high school to New Caney Independent School District. The school is home of the Spartans athletic teams. Its school colors are black and red.
Porter High School opened in August 2010 and had a price of $16 million, including the costs of the land, the buildings, and the furnishings.
In the 2017-2018 school year, there were 1,990 students enrolled at Porter High School. The ethnic distribution of students was as follows: 5.7% African American, 2.9% Asian, 56.6% Hispanic, 0.2% American Indian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 32.2% White, and 2.3% Two or More Races. 50.8% of students were listed as Economically Disadvantaged. 11.2% were English Language Learners.
At the beginning of each school year, the Texas Education Agency assigns schools a grade based on three different indices: Student Achievement, School Progress, and Closing the Gaps. For each index, schools are classified as "Met Standard" if they receive a grade of at least 60 out of 100. In 2018, Porter High School received an overall score of 79 and was classified as "Met Standard." The school received scores of 77 in Student Achievement, 81 in School Progress, and 74 in Closing the Gaps. In addition, the agency also awards schools with "Distinction Designations" if they outperform schools with similar demographics. In 2018, Porter High School achieved one of the seven possible Distinction Designations: "Top 25 Percent: Comparative Academic Growth."
Elementary school (K-5) attendance zones that feed into Porter include those of Bens Branch, Brookwood Forest, Crippen, Kings Manor, Sorters Mill, and a portion of the Porter Elementary attendance zone. Feeder middle schools (6-8) include White Oak Middle School and Woodridge Middle School.
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