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School Board Meeting

The PAISD school board will hold their regular board meeting on April 24, 2014 at the PAISD administration board room. The meeting will open at 5:30 pm and then the board of trustees will move into closed session immediately afterward. At 7:00 pm, the board will reconvene into the public meeting. In this section, you can find the upcoming as well as past school board meeting agendas, notices, BoardBooks, and financial . . . read more

JumpStart | K-2 Summer Acceleration Program

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Port Arthur ISD will pilot a new summer program aimed at bridging the achievement gap and providing enrichment for students in grades kindergarten through second grade. “Jumpstart” is a 7-week intensive summer program, designed to strengthen the reading, writing, and mathematics skills of K-2 students. “Jumpstart” . . . read more

Apr 16, 2014

Middle and High School Course Selection Guides

Our Middle School and High School Course Selection Guides are now online! Click below to view the 2014-2015 course selection guides. Middle School High School read more

Current Highlights

Bid Opportunities

Port Arthur Independent School District advertises all bids in The Port Arthur News. Open Bids Date Contract Description Amendments/ Addendums Amendment Date Tab Sheet 4/8/14 RFQ #9 - 2014 PAISD Agreed Upon Procedures Review Services       . . . read more

NWS Lake Charles Weekly Weather Update

4/14/14 -  The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is expecting strong to severe storms to develop this morning in southeast Texas and central Louisiana, and expand into southwest and south central Louisiana this afternoon. The primary threats from these storms will be wind gusts of 40-60 mph, and large hail. The severe weather . . . read more

Bus Routes

  Esther Chapman Director of Transportation 409-989-6190         Does my child qualify for Transportation? Parents must visit the campus your child is zoned to in order to enquire about transportation. Bus Routes This site is provided for the convenience . . . read more

Online Meal Application

Redirecting... PAISD meal applications are online! Click Here to apply for your kids' breakfast and lunch plans! read more

MHS Scholarship Opportunities

Medical Center Volunteer Scholarship – these scholarships are renewable every fall and spring semesters as long as requirements are met.  Applicants must be in and remain in a health related field; must maintain 12 hours per semester; and maintain grades of “C” or better.  Applications are available in Mrs. . . . read more

Parents' Expectations for their Children from PAISD

Press play to watch the video.  Credits MT Media - Memorial HS Camera Crew: Brandy Thomas and Isaiah Seltzer Editor: Thomas Nguyen read more

School Success Ideas for Parents

Elementary Parents       Secondary Parents       Parent Involvement Library read more

School Board Trustee Election | Candidates

The Port Arthur Independent School District board member election will be held on May 10, 2014. Below is a list of the citizens running. The asterisk indicates that the candidate is running for re-election. Thomas J. Kinlaw III * 8000 Brittani Ct. Port Arthur, Tx. 77642 409-543-2833 . . . read more