Palestine High School



Palestine High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palestine High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 237
10 213
11 200
12 200

Palestine High School is a public high school of the Palestine Independent School District located in Palestine, TX. It has 850 students in grades 9th through 12th. Palestine High School is the 596th largest public high school in Texas and the 6,898th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.3 to 1.

Total Students: 850
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 75.26

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Palestine High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 446
(52%)
671
(52%)
 Female 404
(48%)
622
(48%)

Palestine High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 300
(35%)
476
(37%)
 White 285
(34%)
428
(33%)
 Black 246
(29%)
361
(28%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palestine High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 465
(55%)
753
(58%)
 Not Eligible 308
(36%)
429
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(9%)
111
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Palestine High School is ranked 466th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palestine High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Palestine High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 892
2006 925
2007 877
2008 816
2009 831
2010 810
2011 790
2012 850

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 13.2
2007 13.5
2008 12.3
2009 11.9
2010 11.6
2011 11.8
2012 11.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46636771300448
2006 0.48324324324324
2007 0.48460661345496
2008 0.51593137254902
2009 0.55595667870036
2010 0.61604938271605
2011 0.62911392405063
2012 0.63764705882353

Compare Palestine High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,130.0% 11.3:1
 
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 63.8%
 

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