Castro County Public Schools

All Schools
(6)
High Schools
(3)
Middle Schools
(2)
Elementary
(3)
Pre-K
(2)
There are 6 public schools in Castro County, Texas, serving 1,715 students.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas state average of 69%.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

Castro County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • DimmittDimmitt High School
    1405 Western Circledr
    DimmittTX79027
    (806)647-3105
    306 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Dimmitt
    Dimmitt Middle School
    1505 Western Circledr
    DimmittTX79027
    (806)647-3108
    343 students | Gr. 5-8
  • HartHart Elementary School
    709 2nd St
    HartTX79043
    (806)938-2142
    193 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Hart
    Hart Junior Senior High School
    710 2nd St
    HartTX79043
    (806)938-2141
    115 students | Gr. 7-12
  • NazarethNazareth School
    101 South First Ave
    NazarethTX79063
    (806)945-2231
    232 students | Gr. KG-12
  • DimmittRichardson Elementary School
    708 West Stinson St
    DimmittTX79027
    (806)647-4131
    526 students | Gr. PK-4

County Statistics

About Castro County County Statistics (TX) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 7,396 people 24,296,891 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 19% 23%
Median Household Income $40,278 $44,515
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Did You Know?
Castro County, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.38, which is lower than the Texas average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in Castro County is Dimmitt Independent School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or in the USA.