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Air Toxics at School 2019

Basic state info

StateTX
Number of schools11,225
Number of public schools9,584
Number of private schools1,188
Number of higher ed schools453
Average toxic hazard at schools10,200

This state's average toxic air hazard at schools is 2.26 times the national average at schools.

Top 5 facilities by number of schools affected in state

(Table ranks facilities by the number of schools in the state where the facility's pollution creates a Toxic Hazard of at least 0.01)

FacilityParent Company# Schools
EXXON MOBIL CORP IRVING TERMINALExxon Mobil2,249
OWENS CORNING ROOFING & ASPHALT LLC IRVINGOwens Corning2,246
US PLATING LPUS PLATING LP2,218
REDI-MIX - NORTH DALLASU.S. Concrete Inc.2,218
ALLIED AVIATION FUELING CO OF TEXASALLIED AVIATION HOLDING CO2,209

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Top chemicals by number of schools affected in state

(Table ranks chemicals by the number of schools in the state where the chemical creates a Toxic Hazard of at least 0.01)

Chemical# Schools
Nickel8,719
Lead compounds8,534
Chromium8,364
Naphthalene8,073
Lead8,044
Benzene7,993
Ethylbenzene7,934
Manganese7,895
Hydrogen fluoride7,823
Polycyclic aromatic compounds7,771
Chromium compounds7,640
Nickel compounds7,609
Xylene (mixed isomers)7,354
Sulfuric acid7,314
Hydrochloric acid7,150
Glycol ethers6,909
Ammonia6,818
Manganese compounds6,689
Formaldehyde6,420
Nitric acid6,237
Chlorine6,225
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene6,112
Hydrogen sulfide5,895
Styrene5,559
Zinc compounds5,435
Diisocyanates5,373
Copper5,282
Barium compounds5,260
Mercury compounds5,216
Aluminum (fume or dust)5,134
Cobalt compounds4,913
Copper compounds4,897
n-Butyl alcohol4,744
Tetrachloroethylene (Perchloroethylene)4,648
Toluenediisocyanate4,438
Antimony compounds4,383
Butyl acrylate3,917
Trichloroethylene3,879
n-Hexane3,646
Cobalt3,621
Acetaldehyde3,483
Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds3,383
Ethylene glycol3,208
Maleic anhydride3,134
Cadmium compounds3,060
1,3-Butadiene3,058
Dichloromethane3,053
Acrylic acid3,003
Arsenic compounds2,849
Methyl tert-butyl ether2,840
Diethanolamine2,784
Ethylene oxide2,764
Hydrogen cyanide2,723
Dicyclopentadiene2,719
Chloroform2,602
Phenol2,594
Peroxyacetic acid2,585
Propylene oxide2,503
Hexachlorobenzene2,469
Chloromethane2,446
Acrylonitrile2,288
Epichlorohydrin2,274
Benzyl chloride2,255
Hydroquinone2,243
Propionaldehyde2,225
Propylene (Propene)2,165
Cyanide compounds2,159
1,2-Dichloroethane2,124
Acrolein2,079
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene2,065
Allyl alcohol2,054
Acetonitrile2,047
Biphenyl2,046
Dioxane2,012
Carbon tetrachloride2,008
Ethylene1,952
Ethyl acrylate1,940
Vinyl chloride1,879
Phthalic anhydride1,857
N,N-Dimethylformamide1,853
1,1,2-Trichloroethane1,846
1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane1,840
Toluene1,836
Methyl acrylate1,814
Hexachloroethane1,790
Boron trifluoride1,779
Vinyl acetate1,752
Molybdenum trioxide1,744
Cumene1,736
Mercury1,731
o-Toluidine1,718
Carbonyl sulfide1,688
Chlorothalonil1,678
Bis(2-chloroethyl)ether1,655
Diaminotoluene (mixed isomers)1,612
1,2-Dibromoethane1,607
Benzidine1,591
Isobutyraldehyde1,576
Arsenic1,568
Chloroprene1,544
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)1,538
Urethane (Ethyl carbamate)1,532
Quinoline1,510
Allyl chloride1,470
Cumene hydroperoxide1,451
Acetophenone1,443
Cadmium1,415
tert-Butyl alcohol1,410
Methyl iodide1,358
Hydrazine1,241
Methyl methacrylate1,235
m-Xylene1,229
Phosgene1,228
2-Methoxyethanol1,213
1,2-Butylene oxide1,132
Hexachlorocyclopentadiene1,130
Chloroacetic acid1,098
Propyleneimine1,095
Thiourea1,033
Toluene-2,4-diisocyanate1,017
Zinc1,016
Aniline1,015
Diethyl sulfate998
4,4'-Methylenedianiline965
Nitrobenzene951
2,4-Diaminotoluene926
Aldrin924
Methanol878
Ozone739
Acrylamide682
Nitroglycerin641
p-Xylene621
Vanadium compounds575
Ethylidene dichloride537
4,4'-Isopropylidenediphenol475
o-Xylene470
Crotonaldehyde454
Methyl hydrazine406
Cyclohexane392
Heptachlor329
Toxaphene327
Triallate249
Triethylamine249
Asbestos (friable)230
2-Methyllactonitrile226
Chlorine dioxide221
2-Nitropropane215
2,4,6-Trichlorophenol199
Pentachlorophenol199
Pyridine199
4,4'-Diaminodiphenylether195
Beryllium compounds165
Lindane158
1,2-Phenylenediamine153
Antimony153
Chlordane152
Diphenylamine149
Thallium compounds149
Amitrole148
2,4-Dinitrotoluene148
Thioacetamide141
1,2-Diphenylhydrazine141
Benzotrichloride141
1,1-Dimethyl Hydrazine141
Chlorophenols141
Chlorobenzilate141
3,3'-Dimethylbenzidine141
4-Dimethylaminoazobenzene141
N-Nitroso-N-ethylurea141
3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine141
Sodium fluoroacetate137
Malononitrile137
Selenium compounds134
Diallate122
Methyl isobutyl ketone120
o-Toluidine hydrochloride117
1,4-Dichlorobenzene114
Aldicarb110
m-Dinitrobenzene99
1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane98
2,4-Dimethylphenol96
1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene90
Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene88
Ethylene thiourea84
Chlorobenzene82
Carbon disulfide79
2,4-Dichlorophenol79
Hexachlorophene69
Thiodicarb66
1,2-Dichloropropane64
1,2,3-Trichloropropane63
1,3-Dichloropropylene62
1,2-Dichloroethylene58
Toluene-2,6-diisocyanate49
Vinylidene chloride (1,1-dichloroethylene)49
m-Cresol48
p-Cresol46
Vanadium46
Cresol (mixed isomers)44
o-Cresol43
Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate43
2-Ethoxyethanol34
Freon 11333
1,2-Dichlorobenzene26
Chloroethane (Ethyl chloride)22
2,4-D 2-ethylhexyl ester20
1,3-Phenylenediamine17
Fluorine16
Methylene bromide16
1,4-Dichloro-2-butene10
Permethrin10
Abamectin10
Propargyl alcohol6
Barium6
Acephate4
2-Phenylphenol4
CFC-11 (trichlorofluoromethane)4
Dibutyl phthalate2
Pentachlorobenzene1
Formic acid1
Chlorodifluoromethane (HCFC-22)1
Thallium1
Methyl isocyanate1
Warfarin and salts1
3,3'-Dimethoxybenzidine1

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Individual schools

SchoolCityStateToxic Hazardpercentile in US down arrowpercentile in state
VAN BUREN ELGROVESTX1,549,750.631st1st
GROVES MIDDLEGROVESTX1,549,750.631st1st
JULIA BIRD JONES MULLER ELLAREDOTX1,028,691.541st1st
LITTLE YORKERS MONTESSORI SCHOOLHOUSTONTX955,061.911st1st
LEE ELHOUSTONTX955,061.911st1st
JOHN H KIRBY ELSILSBEETX846,006.111st1st
JENNIE REID ELLA PORTETX787,173.451st1st
LEO A RIZZUTO ELLA PORTETX656,243.081st1st
WEST GROVES EARLY LEARNING CENTERGROVESTX552,460.941st1st
JAMES H BAKER SIXTH GRADE CAMPUSLA PORTETX546,614.651st1st
GROVES ELGROVESTX534,053.331st1st
PORT NECHES-GROVES H SPORT NECHESTX515,875.541st1st
SEGUIN ELHOUSTONTX424,597.231st1st
CRENSHAW ELCHANNELVIEWTX414,965.811st1st
PORT NECHES ELPORT NECHESTX385,976.121st1st
PORT NECHES MIDDLEPORT NECHESTX385,976.121st1st
DE ZAVALA ELCHANNELVIEWTX370,000.981st1st
TWO DIMENSIONS AT CORSICANACORSICANATX365,810.951st1st
HERITAGE ELDEER PARKTX357,446.171st1st
LOMAX J HLA PORTETX345,997.911st1st