Top 10 Best Palestine Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 4,752 students in Palestine, TX (there are 1 private school, serving 102 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in Palestine, TX are educated in public schools compared to the TX state average of 95%. Palestine has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
The top ranked public schools in Palestine, TX are Palestine High School, Palestine J High School and Southside Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Palestine, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Palestine have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 73% (majority Hispanic).

Best Palestine, TX Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Palestine High School
Math: 61% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1600 S Loop 256
Palestine, TX 75801
(903) 731-8005
Grades: 9-12
| 1,016 students
Rank: #22.
Palestine J High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
233 Ben Milam Dr
Palestine, TX 75801
(903) 731-8008
Grades: 7-8
| 509 students
Rank: #33.
Southside Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Gillespie Rd
Palestine, TX 75801
(903) 731-8023
Grades: 2-3
| 439 students
Rank: #44.
Westwood High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1820 Panther Blvd
Palestine, TX 75802
(903) 729-1773
Grades: 9-12
| 434 students
Rank: #55.
Westwood J High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1801 Panther Blvd
Palestine, TX 75802
(903) 723-0423
Grades: 7-8
| 199 students
Rank: #66.
Story Int
Math: 43% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5300 S Loop 256
Palestine, TX 75801
(903) 731-8015
Grades: 4-6
| 725 students
Rank: #77.
Westwood Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2305 Salt Works Rd
Palestine, TX 75802
(903) 729-1771
Grades: 3-6
| 373 students
Rank: n/an/a
Northside Pri
2509 Hwy 155 N
Palestine, TX 75801
(903) 731-8020
Grades: K-1
| 491 students
Rank: n/an/a
1020 W Hamlet
Palestine, TX 75803
(903) 731-8030
Grades: PK
| 220 students
Rank: n/an/a
Westwood Pri
1701 W Point Tap Rd
Palestine, TX 75802
(903) 729-1787
Grades: PK-2
| 346 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Palestine, Texas

Palestine, Texas Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Landmark School (Closed 2015)
Alternative School
Charter School
101 Brushy Creek Rd
Palestine, TX 75801
(903) 729-4208
Grades: 6-10
| 77 students
1007 E Park Ave
Palestine, TX 75801
(903) 731-8000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1000 E Lamar St
Palestine, TX 75801
(903) 731-8026
Grades: K
| 129 students
1020 W Hamlett
Palestine, TX 75801
(903) 731-8030
Grades: 6
| 221 students

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