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Thomas Jefferson High School (Port Arthur, Texas)

Thomas Jefferson High School was a public high school in Port Arthur, Texas and a part of the Port Arthur Independent School District. Prior to 1965 schools were segregated by race and white students attended Jefferson; the school began admitting black students that year.[1]

In 2002 it merged into Memorial High School.


  1. ^ Mitchell, Carol T. Taylor. "The Role of Race and Culture in the Science Classroom" (Chapter 14). In: Conyers, James L. (editor). Black Cultures and Race Relations. Rowman & Littlefield, 2002. ISBN 0830415742, 9780830415748. Start: p. 223. CITED: p. 223-224.

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