Peaster Independent School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public schools in Peaster Independent School District, serving 1,170 students. Peaster Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Public schools in Peaster Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Texas public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 45% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Texas public school average of 15:1.
|School District Name||Peaster Independent School District|
|School District Website||http://www.peaster.net|
|School District Phone Number||(817) 341-5000|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (TX)|
|# of Schools||3 Schools||8,947 Schools|
|# of Students||1,170 Students||5,398,246 Students|
|# of Teachers||100 Teachers||355,401 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||15:1|
Peaster Independent School District, which is ranked #334 of all 1,200 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (TX)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#356 out of 1200 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||5 Students||20,590 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||1 Student||235,500 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||158 Students||2,826,531 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||8 Students||680,292 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||984 Students||1,504,856 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||1 Student||8,027 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||13 Students||122,450 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||17||254,767|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||95||371,437|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||82||388,455|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||83||394,227|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||88||409,796|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||96||413,679|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||81||414,261|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||85||402,503|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||113||402,496|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||95||398,647|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||89||433,436|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||99||397,442|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||77||371,952|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||70||345,148|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $10,149 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,556. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,127 is less than the state median of $12,335. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (TX)|
|Total Revenue||$12 MM||$11 MM|
|Spending||$13 MM||$11 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$10,149||$12,556|
|Revenue / Student||$11,127||$12,335|
Peaster Independent School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Peaster High School 3600 Harwell Lk Rd
Peaster, TX 76485
Grades: 9-12 | 335 students
- Peaster Middle School 8512 Fm 920
Peaster, TX 76485
Grades: 7-8 | 208 students
- Peaster Elementary School 3400 Harwell Lk Rd
Peaster, TX 76485
Grades: PK-6 | 627 students
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