Palestine Independent School District (ISD)

  • 1600 SOUTH LOOP 256
  • PALESTINE, TX 75801
  • (903) 731-8001
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate65.1%73.1%
Dropout Rate2.2%4.0%
Per Pupil Spending$8,367$8,501
Students Per Teacher12.714.5
Number of Schools5-
Number of Students3,276-
Number of (FTE) Teachers258-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment3,27612.7
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students203
Kindergarten Students279
1st Grade Students279
2nd Grade Students273
3rd Grade Students264
4th Grade Students248
5th Grade Students238
6th Grade Students203
7th Grade Students213
8th Grade Students211
9th Grade Students265
10th Grade Students185
11th Grade Students192
12th Grade Students189
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native6
Asian or Pacific Islander34
Hispanic1,162
Black (Non-Hispanic)964
White (Non-Hispanic)1,076
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male1,716
Female1,526

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers25812.7
Prekindergarten Teachers3-
Kindergarten Teachers21-
Elementary Teachers106-
Secondary Teachers88-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes41-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides78
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors5
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors8
Elementary-
Secondary-
Other8
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians4
Library Support Staff0.5
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff119
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators4
LEA Administrative Support Staff13
School Administrators12
School Administrative Support Staff19
Student Support Services14
Other Support Services Staff58

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$31,505,000-
Total Local Revenues$13,126,00041.7%
Property Tax$11,605,00036.8%
Other School Systems$196,0000.6%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$14,0000.04%
School Lunch$351,0001.1%
District Activity Receipts$211,0000.7%
Rents and Royalties$27,0000.09%
Sale of Property$3,0000.01%
Interest Earnings$335,0001.1%
Fines and Forfeits$334,0001.1%
Miscellaneous$50,0000.2%
Total State Revenues$14,564,00046.2%
General Formula Assistance$12,769,00040.5%
School Lunch Programs$12,0000.04%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$345,0001.1%
Other Programs$260,0000.8%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$1,069,0003.4%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$109,0000.3%
Total Federal Revenues$3,815,00012.1%
Through State - Title I$1,449,0004.6%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$656,0002.1%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$291,0000.9%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$16,0000.05%
Through State - Title V, Part A$10,0000.03%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$50,0000.2%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$1,062,0003.4%
Through State - Other$195,0000.6%
Direct - Other$86,0000.3%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$27,660,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$16,560,00059.9%
Total Support Services Expenditures$9,623,00034.8%
Student Support$1,331,0004.2%
Instructional Staff Support$1,567,0005.0%
General Administration Support$633,0002.0%
School Administration Support$1,494,0004.7%
Operation and Maintenance Support$2,718,0008.6%
Student Transportation Support$912,0002.9%
Other Support Services$968,0003.1%
Total Other Expenditures$1,477,0005.3%
Food Services$1,477,0004.7%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 65.1%
Total Diploma Count 185
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12192.2%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Palestine Independent School District (ISD)

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 5
  • Students: 3,276
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 258
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NORTHSIDE EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER SCHOOL
2509 Hwy 155 North
Palestine, TX
Public | PK-KG
482 15.3

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PALESTINE HIGH SCHOOL
1600 South Loop 256
Palestine, TX
Public | 8-12
831 11.9

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PALESTINE MIDDLE SCHOOL
233 Ben Milam Dr
Palestine, TX
Public | 6-10
627 12.5

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SOUTHSIDE PRIMARY SCHOOL
201 Gillespie Rd
Palestine, TX
Public | 1-2
552 14.0

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STORY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5300 South Loop 256
Palestine, TX
Public | 3-5
750 14.2

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