News & Announcements

Mock Testing

In order to identify academic areas that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) is requiring all districts to administer the STAAR test. PAISD has made the decision to proceed with all online testing for the 2020-21 STAAR Administration.

How Can You Get the Most out of Virtual College Fairs?

Virtual College Fairs are FREE and open to view for long periods of time. Unlike in-person fairs, you can search colleges by attributes that are important to you, return to watch recorded presentations later, and download materials from colleges...all from the comfort of home!

Gov. Abbot and TEA Launch Supplemental Special Education Services

On October 21, 2020, Governor Abbott and TEA announced that they had established the Supplementary Special Education Services program designed to connect eligible students with severe cognitive disabilities to additional supports for the critical services they may require. The program helps connect these families to personalized services through a funded allocation, helping to offset learning disruptions due to COVID-19.

Report Cards/Progress Reports

Effective immediately, the district will no longer print progress reports or report cards for students in first through 12th grades. Elementary campuses will still provide hard copies to parents of Pre-K and kindergarten students.

2020 Football Ticket Sales Information

Due to current guidelines, the Port Arthur Independent School District has updated how fans will purchase tickets for the 2020 football season. These changes are due to the University Interscholastic League COVID-19 policy of limiting stadium capacity to 50%.

Memorial 9th Grade Closed due to COVID

In order to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Memorial 9th Grade Academy students and staff will close to in-person instruction and move to virtual instruction Monday, December 14th – Thursday, December 17th. The district will be closed December 18-January 3, 2021 for holiday break and will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2021.
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