News & Announcements

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.

Wheatley Closed due to COVID

In order to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Wheatley School of Early Childhood Education students and staff will close to in-person instruction and move to virtual instruction Wednesday, January 27-Sunday, January 31st. The campus will reopen on Monday, February 1st.

PAISD Head Start Policy Council Virtual Meeting

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, December 3, 2020 the Head Start Policy Council of the Port Arthur Independent School District will hold a meeting virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic via Zoom.

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%.

Art Contest/Concurso de Arte

The Port Arthur ISD Hispanic Heritage Month Art Contest is open to all students in the Port Arthur Independent School District.

Change of Instruction period now open!

Port Arthur ISD has four nine-week grading periods within the 2020-2021 school year. The district will continue to offer virtual and in-person instruction throughout the school year. Parents will have the option to change the method of instruction every nine-week term, if they choose. Once a method of instruction has been selected, it cannot be changed until the next nine-week term. Parents will have from October 5-14th to change the method of instruction for the second nine-week period, beginning on October 19th. Parents will complete one form per child. For questions or concerns, please call 989-6154.

Port Arthur ISD tiene cuatro períodos de calificaciones de nueve semanas dentro del año escolar 2020-2021. El distrito seguirá ofreciendo instrucción virtual y en persona durante todo el año escolar. Los padres tendrán la opción de cambiar el método de instrucción cada período de nueve semanas, si así lo desean. Una vez que se ha seleccionado un método de instrucción, no se puede cambiar hasta el próximo período de nueve semanas. Los padres tendrán del 5 al 14 de octubre para cambiar el método de instrucción para el segundo período de nueve semanas, comenzando el 19 de octubre. Los padres completarán un formulario por niño. Si tiene preguntas o inquietudes, llame al 989-6154.

Order to Postpone Trustee Election

The Port Arthur Independent School District hereby postpones the Election schedule to be held on May 2, 2020 in accordance with the March 18, 2020 Proclamation of Governor Abbott, authorizing school districts to postpone elections until November 3, 2020 uniform election date.

Schools Closed Beginning March 17

Effective March 17, 2020 all facilities and campuses of the Port Arthur Independent School District will be closed until further notice. Parents and students are asked to obtain course work which will be placed on the district and campus websites. Students are encouraged to keep up with coursework while the district facilities are closed. The educational advancement of PAISD students is of utmost concern while we navigate the next several weeks.

The district will update parents and staff regarding the next steps and expected reopening of the district facilities.
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