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About Us

Our Vision
PAISD will lead Texas in continuous school improvement by offering its students a quality education necessary for them to achieve academic excellence.
Our Mission
Our mission, as the primary source of public education in the community, is to meet the unique educational needs of our diverse population by providing a comprehensive quality education for students of the Port Arthur Independent School District.
Our Beliefs
  • Every student can learn given support and instructional strategies.
  • Education is a worthwhile and necessary endeavor.
  • Education is the foundation for success in life.
  • Learning is a lifelong process.
  • Those who teach must continue to learn.
  • Education is a community endeavor.
  • Everyone needs to maintain a sense of dignity and belonging.
  • The world is our community.
  • Accountability is essential and applies to everyone.
  • Diversity must be celebrated and appreciated.
  • Everyone deserves a safe environment in which to learn and thrive.