Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Palacios ISD: B

Total students

369

Avg. teacher experience

12.5 years

Palacios ISD: 13.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

91.2 %

Palacios ISD: 91.2%

Statewide: 90.3%

Palacios High School is a high school in Palacios, TX, in the Palacios ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 369 students. 36.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of B for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 91.2% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 1.7% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Palacios High School was 1031 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 25.9.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $55,144, which is $2,497 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.5 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.palaciosisd.org

Address

100 Shark Dr
Palacios, TX 77465-3799

Office phone number

(361) 972-2571

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Palacios High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 03. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 03.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

369

African American

11 (3%)

Palacios ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

34 (9.2%)

Palacios ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

252 (68.3%)

Palacios ISD: 70.1%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

69 (18.7%)

Palacios ISD: 21.2%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

3 (0.8%)

Palacios ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

3.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

9.2%

Hispanic

68.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

18.7%

Two or more races

0.8%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

36.3 %

Palacios ISD: 35.6%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

67.8 %

Palacios ISD: 70.5%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

6.5 %

Palacios ISD: 15.7%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

36.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

67.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

6.5 %

Palacios ISD: 15.7%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

4.9 %

Palacios ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

11.1 %

Palacios ISD: 11.6%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

6.5%

Gifted and talented

4.9%

Special education

11.1%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

B

Palacios ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

A

Palacios ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

A

Palacios ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Palacios ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

91.2 %

Palacios ISD: 91.2%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

Masked

Palacios ISD: Masked

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

100 %

Palacios ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

89 %

Palacios ISD: 89%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

91.7 %

Palacios ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

Masked

Palacios ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

89.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

91.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

1.7 %

Palacios ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0 %

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

2.4 %

Palacios ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

1.5 %

Palacios ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Palacios ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.5%

White

1.3 %

Palacios ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

20 %

Palacios ISD: 20%

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

7.2 %

Palacios ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

16.7 %

Palacios ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

2.4 %

Palacios ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7.4 %

Palacios ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Palacios ISD: Masked

Statewide: 7.2%

White

6.6 %

Palacios ISD: 4%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

20 %

Palacios ISD: 6.3%

Statewide: 6.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2019-2020 school year.

All students

17.5 %

Palacios ISD: 17.5%

Statewide: 22%

African American

Masked

Palacios ISD: Masked

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

48 %

Palacios ISD: 48%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

11 %

Palacios ISD: 11%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

21.2 %

Palacios ISD: 21.2%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

Masked

Palacios ISD: Masked

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

68.6 %

Palacios ISD: 68.6%

Statewide: 59%

African American

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

75 %

Palacios ISD: 75%

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

73.3 %

Palacios ISD: 73.3%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

57.1 %

Palacios ISD: 57.1%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

Masked

Palacios ISD: Masked

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1031

Palacios ISD: 1031

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

25.9

Palacios ISD: 25.9

Statewide: 20.2

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

71.4 %

Palacios ISD: 71.4%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

51.4 %

Palacios ISD: 51.4%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

50.5 %

Palacios ISD: 50.5%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

71.4%

Math

51.4%

Reading + Math

50.5%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

32.2

African American

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 1%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

8.8 (27.3%)

Palacios ISD: 24.8%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

23.4 (72.7%)

Palacios ISD: 73.2%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0.8 (2.5%)

Palacios ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

24.2 (75.2%)

Palacios ISD: 84.1%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

7.2 (22.2%)

Palacios ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

11.5

Palacios ISD: 13.6

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

12.5 years

Palacios ISD: 13.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$55,144

Palacios ISD: $55,538

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$45,501

Palacios ISD: $45,502

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$46,792

Palacios ISD: $47,959

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$52,731

Palacios ISD: $52,045

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$58,331

Palacios ISD: $57,729

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$65,701

Palacios ISD: $63,794

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$59,105

Palacios ISD: $63,955

Statewide: $69,974

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