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CDC: 109914001

309 AVE D
PENELOPE, TX 76676-0068

Phone: (254) 533-2215

Penelope School

196 students in grades Pre-K ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Penelope School is a rural school in Penelope with 196 students. Students perform well below the state average in passing TAKS scores. Fewer than half of students are prepared for college in both English Language Arts and Math.

Teachers have less experience than the state average and are paid much less than the state average.

The school spends $6,281 per student for academic programs and $8,861 per student for all school functions.

Penelope School is located in Congressional District 25, State Board of Education District 14 represented by Sue Melton, Texas House District 8 represented by Byron Cook and Texas Senate District 22 represented by Brian Birdwell.


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Mean ACT score for all students who took the test

Mean SAT score (math and critical reading) for all students who took the test

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Percent of high school seniors who graduate by ethnicity

Percent of high school seniors who graduate, receive a GED, or continue high school by ethnicity


Percent of teachers by years of experience in the field

Average years of experience in district and career

Average teacher salary by seniority (salary/percent of teachers)

Teachers by ethnicity and gender (percent/number of teachers)

Percent of staff by role


Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Penelope School by the comptroller's FAST report based on factors – like "regional wages, district size and student characteristics" – that affect the cost of education.

Name Enrollment Accountability Rating City
Alba-Golden High School 461 Met Standard Alba
Booker JH/HS 190 Met Standard Booker
Bosqueville Secondary School 295 Met Standard Waco
Channing School 147 Met Standard Channing
Coolidge High School 130 Met Standard Coolidge
Davinci School For Science And The Arts C 393 Met Standard El Paso
Dawson School 167 Met Standard Welch
Dime Box School 178 Improvement Required Dime Box
Grady School 206 Met Standard Lenorah
Grandfalls-Royalty School 123 Met Standard Grandfalls
Hedley School 137 Met Standard Hedley
Hester Juvenile Detention Center 48 Not Rated San Benito
Idea College Preparatory School C 745 Met Standard Donna
Idea Quest College Preparatory School C 624 Met Standard Mcallen
Jayton Schools 143 Met Standard Jayton
Moran School 181 Improvement Required Moran
Morgan School 131 Met Standard Morgan
Motley County School 187 Met Standard Matador
Nordheim School 96 Met Standard Nordheim
Oakwood High School 125 Met Standard Oakwood
Patton Springs School 92 Met Standard Afton
Rice High School 392 Met Standard Rice
Silverton School 163 Met Standard Silverton
Slocum High School 198 Met Standard Elkhart
Spur School 310 Met Standard Spur
Star School 77 Met Standard Star
Sulphur Bluff School 233 Met Standard Sulphur Bluff
Trinidad School 189 Met Standard Trinidad
University High School 1,294 Met Standard Waco
Waelder School 263 Met Standard Waelder
Westbrook School 237 Met Standard Westbrook
Whitharral School 180 Met Standard Whitharral
Yantis School 180 Met Standard Yantis