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101 Port Road
Port Isabel, TX 78578

(956) 943-0030
(956) 943-0048
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August 06, 2013
I attend Port Isabel HIgh School as a student.Its a very small school in very small tourist-community town. I do feel that few parts of our administration are lacking, but this school is no way as bad as some people say it is. There is a number of Teachers(older and newer) at this school that do reach out to kids as well as develop good relationships with students which I feel is crucial in this day of age/education. There is decent amount of kids at this school that don't obviously don't care(most likely from external influences). It's very easy to avoid all the minor nonsense that goes on here. But a majority of the kids that attend this campus are good,well behaved kids. This school is home to The award-winning The Silver Tarpon Marching Band which has gone to state 7 consecutive times in a row and Football team that made it to one game away from state in 03-04, and also got very close in the 2012-13 year. Very successful Academics, marching & athletic programs at this school. Just as others have said It IS what YOU make of it.

- submitted by a student

May 12, 2010
This ia an awesome school. From the New Principal to the substitutes they all are the greatest.

- submitted by a parent
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April 26, 2010
I was a student at Port Isabel High School. I'm not a junior at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). You may read comments from parents and students disparaging the school, but, in my personal opinion, it is what you make of it. Students can obviously get a good education or else I wouldn't be at MIT. As long as a parent is involved in their child's life then the school environment won't affect the kid too much. Speaking more about the school itself, the administration is lacking and plays favorites. There are a a select group of amazing teachers that I attribute to my successes. Other teachers are awful, but once again, it's what you make of it. Of course, there is a high pregnancy rate (blame abstinence only) and drugs run rampant; however, it seems like that's the case in many high schools across the country.

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March 12, 2009
Port Isabel has some amazing teachers. It's the administration that's lacking. Little is done to promote parent invovement, they would rather label children as losers than push them to succeed. The school needs better leadership and an administration that cares about every student.

- submitted by a parent

January 08, 2009
I love port isabel high school it really is a great school. Here our teachers are amazing they teach very good. We dont have no gangs around here so its a very safe school. All im saying is i love this school

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December 02, 2008
I attend Port Isabel High School, and as a student, i feel alright in the school. It certanly is not great at everything but it is a worthwhile school. Some of the kids don't do as great as we should due to the fact of stress, parents, and relationships. However, that has to do with the individual and nothing with the teachers or staff. We choose how our futures go and that is all i have to say about the subject. PS: I like it, its an ok school =)

- submitted by a student

September 28, 2008
Port Isabel High School most deffenitly isn't a place where I would want to send my child. It consists of less than 1,000 students. The graduating class is usually less than 90 students. Parents are considered lucky to see their child graduate. The teenage pregnancy rate in Port Isabel is the highest pregnancy rate in the state of Texas. 36 girls were pregnant the first semester of the 07-08 school year. Marijuna usage is not unusual to see on campus either. However, the school did manage to obtain a few teachers that graduated from high class colleges. This town is not a good place to grow up, (I know from personal expierence) and this is deffenitly not a good school to send your child to.

- submitted by a parent

February 26, 2004
Port Isabel High School is a school that has extemem pride. Our football team is excellent with our 'SeaWall of Defense', which has led us to one game away from state. Along with an excellent football team is our Award Winning Silver Tarpon Band who is going to another state competiton in the year 2003-2004 followed the next year by a trip to Walt Disney World. It is a small school but I love it!

- submitted by a student
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Port Isabel High School
101 Port Road, Port Isabel, TX  78578
(956) 943-0030
Last modified Port Isabel High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Port Isabel High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top