Story Intermediate School

5300 S Loop 256
Palestine, TX 75801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Story Intermediate School serves 761 students in grades 4-6.
Story Intermediate School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Story Intermediate School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Story Intermediate School's student population of 761 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-6
Total Students761 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Rankings

Story Intermediate School is ranked within the bottom 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 Story Intermediate 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
#5741 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
43%
52%
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Black
24%
13%
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White
28%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.680.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
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 Story Intermediate School is Palestine High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Palestine J High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southside Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palestine Palestine High School Math: 61% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 966 students
    1.1 miles
    1600 S Loop 256
    Palestine, TX 75801
    (903) 731-8005
    1.1 9-12 966
  • Palestine Washington Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 192 students
    1.4 miles
    1020 W Hamlet
    Palestine, TX 75803
    (903) 731-8030
    1.4 PK 192
  • Palestine Westwood High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 425 students
    1.6 miles
    1820 Panther Blvd
    Palestine, TX 75802
    (903) 729-1773
    1.6 9-12 425
  • Palestine Palestine J High School Math: 51% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 504 students
    1.8 miles
    233 Ben Milam Dr
    Palestine, TX 75801
    (903) 731-8008
    1.8 7-8 504
  • Palestine Westwood J High School Math: 44% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 242 students
    1.8 miles
    1801 Panther Blvd
    Palestine, TX 75802
    (903) 723-0423
    1.8 7-8 242

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