Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Palacios ISD: B

Total students

384

Avg. teacher experience

12 years

Palacios ISD: 14.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

94.5 %

Palacios ISD: 94.5%

Statewide: 90%

Palacios High School is a high school in Palacios, TX, in the Palacios ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 384 students. 57.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year.

In the Class of 2019, 94.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 2.8% during the 2018-2019 school year.

The average SAT score at Palacios High School was 1027 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 21.7.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $55,921, which is $1,170 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 12 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

384

African American

6 (1.6%)

Palacios ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

41 (10.7%)

Palacios ISD: 6.4%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

263 (68.5%)

Palacios ISD: 70.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.3%)

Palacios ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

69 (18%)

Palacios ISD: 20.7%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

4 (1%)

Palacios ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

1.6%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

10.7%

Hispanic

68.5%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

18.0%

Two or more races

1.0%

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

57.6 %

Palacios ISD: 43.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

64.8 %

Palacios ISD: 72.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

5.7 %

Palacios ISD: 15.2%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

57.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

64.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.7%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

5.7 %

Palacios ISD: 15.1%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

96.6 %

Palacios ISD: 34.4%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

4.9 %

Palacios ISD: 4.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.6 %

Palacios ISD: 11.5%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

5.7%

Career and technical

96.6%

Gifted and talented

4.9%

Special education

9.6%

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

B

Palacios ISD: B

Student achievement

A

Palacios ISD: B

School progress

A

Palacios ISD: A

Closing the gaps

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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

94.5 %

Palacios ISD: 94.5%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Palacios ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

100 %

Palacios ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

93.8 %

Palacios ISD: 93.8%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

96.7 %

Palacios ISD: 96.7%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Palacios ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

93.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

96.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 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

2.8 %

Palacios ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

2.6 %

Palacios ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

3.3 %

Palacios ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

28.6 %

Palacios ISD: 28.6%

Statewide: 1.7%

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 2018-2019 school year.

All students

17 %

Palacios ISD: 17%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

Masked

Palacios ISD: Masked

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

52 %

Palacios ISD: 52%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

8.1 %

Palacios ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

23.1 %

Palacios ISD: 23.1%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

Masked

Palacios ISD: Masked

Statewide: 28.4%

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 2018-2019 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

67.6 %

Palacios ISD: 67.6%

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

69.2 %

Palacios ISD: 69.2%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

81.8 %

Palacios ISD: 81.8%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

50 %

Palacios ISD: 50%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

Masked

Palacios ISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, 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

1027

Palacios ISD: 1027

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

21.7

Palacios ISD: 21.7

Statewide: 20.6

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 2018-2019.

Reading

57.5 %

Palacios ISD: 57.5%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

48.1 %

Palacios ISD: 48.1%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

46.2 %

Palacios ISD: 46.2%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

57.5%

Math

48.1%

Reading + Math

46.2%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

32.7

African American

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

8.8 (26.9%)

Palacios ISD: 25.2%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

23.9 (73.1%)

Palacios ISD: 73.8%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0.8 (2.4%)

Palacios ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

24.5 (74.9%)

Palacios ISD: 85.2%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

7.4 (22.7%)

Palacios ISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 24.5%

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 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

11.7

Palacios ISD: 13.7

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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 years

Palacios ISD: 14.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 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

$55,921

Palacios ISD: $56,170

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$45,500

Palacios ISD: $46,253

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$48,768

Palacios ISD: $48,313

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$51,066

Palacios ISD: $51,715

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$60,085

Palacios ISD: $57,548

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$65,606

Palacios ISD: $65,340

Statewide: $65,449

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