Palestine High School

1600 S Loop 256
Palestine, TX 75801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Palestine High School serves 966 students in grades 9-12.
Palestine High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Palestine High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Palestine High School's student population of 966 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students966 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Rankings

Palestine High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Palestine High School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#3435 out of 8043 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
40%
52%
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Black
28%
13%
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White
29%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.680.64
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Graduation Rate
96%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalestine Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Palestine High School is Westwood High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Palestine J High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Story Intermediate School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palestine Westwood High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 425 students
    0.5 miles
    1820 Panther Blvd
    Palestine, TX 75802
    (903) 729-1773
    0.5 9-12 425
  • Palestine Palestine J High School Math: 51% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 504 students
    0.7 miles
    233 Ben Milam Dr
    Palestine, TX 75801
    (903) 731-8008
    0.7 7-8 504
  • Palestine Westwood J High School Math: 44% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 242 students
    0.7 miles
    1801 Panther Blvd
    Palestine, TX 75802
    (903) 723-0423
    0.7 7-8 242
  • Palestine Story Intermediate School Math: 43% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 761 students
    1.1 miles
    5300 S Loop 256
    Palestine, TX 75801
    (903) 731-8015
    1.1 4-6 761
  • Palestine Southside Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-3 | 488 students
    1.3 miles
    201 Gillespie Rd
    Palestine, TX 75801
    (903) 731-8023
    1.3 2-3 488

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