Palo Pinto Elementary School
Palo Pinto Elementary School serves 84 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Palo Pinto Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (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 70-79% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Students: 84 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
- Minority Enrollment: 18%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in TX
- Math Proficiency: 60-69% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 70-79% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Palo Pinto Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Palo Pinto Elementary School's student population of 84 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Palo Pinto Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Palo Pinto Elementary School is 0.31, which is less 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#821 out of 8043 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Review Palo Pinto Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:
- Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
- Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality can enhance your lessons safely and efficiently. Virtual reality allows your students to explore worlds they might not otherwise see. We offer some suggestions on how to use VR in your classrooom.
July 11, 2022Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
JROTC offers valuable lessons in leadership, character-building and citizenship. Here's a look at the various JROTC programs out there together with a look at the pros and cons of the program.
July 05, 2022Teaching: Contract Renewal
Most teaching contracts are year-to-year, or longer if you're eligible. Here are some suggestions for safeguarding your employment.