Palestine High School

1600 South Loop 256, Palestine, TX 75801 | (903) 731-8005
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Student Enrollment: 831
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1600 S Loop 256, Palestine, TX 75801
  • Principal or Admin: Jerry K Mayo
  • Fax: (903) 731-9326
  • Website: www.palestineschools.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 831
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 69.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 448 (53.9%)
  • Females: 383 (46.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 69 (8.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 393 (47.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 462 (55.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Palestine High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black22627.2%
Asian91.1%
Hispanic30236.3%
White29435.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Palestine High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade26531.9%
10th Grade18522.3%
11th Grade19223.1%
12th Grade18922.7%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
49.0%
District:
49.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
51.0%
District:
19.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
88.4%
District:
88.4%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
4.1%
District:
4.1%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
14.0
District:
12.5
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
22.7%
District:
26.8%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
22.9%
District:
19.8%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
21.1%
District:
20.1%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
29.1%
District:
25.2%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$67,579
District:
$64,993
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$43,629
District:
$41,541
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$31,675
District:
$31,763
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$34,770
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$39,491
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$45,947
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$53,874
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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