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Upcoming Events/Dates: 

School Calendar can be found in the "Parents" Menu on our homepage


4th – Holiday--Labor Day

7th-- Grandparents Luncheon 

12th-14th – TxKea, TPRI

12th – Board Meeting, 6pm

14th – End of 1st Six Weeks

18th – Beginning of 2nd Six Weeks


2nd- PreK-2nd AR Trip

6th – Parent/Teacher Conference Day

9th- 13th Fire Prevention Week

17th – Board Meeting, 6pm, GT Testing

23rd-27th – Red Ribbon Week

26th – End of 2nd Six Weeks

28th – Fall Festival

30th – Beginning of 3rd Six Weeks


14th – Board Meeting, 6pm

16th- Thanksgiving Lunch

20th  -24th – Holiday--Thanksgiving Break


12th -  Math Benchmark

13th —Reading Benchmark

18th- Annual Christmas Program, 6:00pm

21st  – End of 3rd Six Weeks and 1st Semester

25th- 31st – Holiday--Christmas Break

*Stay tuned as more dates are to come for the school year. 

New Student Application for Transfer
(for transfer students only)

You may print an application or pick one up at the front office. Please complete and return or scan copy to

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Palo Pinto Elementary--U.S. News Best Elementary School 2022

According to U.S. News and World Report, Palo Pinto Elementary ranks among the top 30% of Texas elementary schools.

Palo Pinto ISD 4-day Calendar

Palo Pinto ISD will have a 4-day/week School Calendar again in 2023-2024.  Click here for the press release. See below for the new calendar.

Mustang Merit Honorary Scholarship


Palo Pinto ISD is proud to offer a scholarship opportunity for current graduating seniors who plan to attend an institution of higher learning full-time or enlist full-time in the armed forces immediately following graduation (summer or fall semester). There are criteria to apply. Applications are DUE no later than the 2nd Monday in April at 3:00pm, unless that is a holiday and then applications would be due the following business day by 3:00pm. If mailing the completed application & required documents, it must be received in the district by the deadline. Late applications will not be considered. The plan is for scholarship recipients to be notified by the 2nd Friday in May, contingent upon funds and the submission of quality applications. To determine eligibility and to apply, click here.  Good luck to all of our Mustang alumni applicants!


Congratulations to the following Mustang Merit Scholarship recipient for 2023!  We wish all Palo Pinto ISD graduating alumni the best of wishes for a bright future!

Abbey Tincher

Thanks to the following for your generous donations to the Mustang Merit Honorary Scholarship Fund 2023!

  • Palo Pinto Methodist Church

  • Color Fun Run participants & sponsors

If you would like to donate, please contact us at 940.659.2745.  We appreciate your support of education!

Required Public Notice (click for Notice):
Palo Pinto Independent School District is currently developing for submission the SY 2022-2023 application for the following grants funded under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act:  Title I, Part A; Title II; Title IV.  Private non-profit schools that qualify may be eligible for services through these grants. Directors who think their school may be eligible for services or who need more information concerning participation, please call the school at 940-659-2745 by June 23, 2022.
Palo Pinto Independent School District is currently developing for submission an application to the Texas Education Agency for the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER II & III) through the federal CARES Act. These funds provide emergency relief funds to address the impact that COVID-19 has had, and continues to have, on elementary and secondary schools across the nation. To provide comments, feedback, or for more information concerning application of this grant, please call the school at 940-659-2745 by June 15, 2021.  Posted: 4/30/2021

ESSER Information can be found by clicking here.



Our mission is to provide the best of instruction for today and for the future. Our students will be prepared to meet the challenges in their lives.

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Please take note of the "Upcoming Events" & headliners listed on our web page to stay informed of and involved in the activities we have going on at Palo Pinto Elementary.  We invite you to like and follow us on Facebook to stay informed and to see the great things happening in Mustang Country.  Lastly, please inform us if you have an address or phone number change so we can keep your information updated in our system.  We want to ensure we can always communicate with you in a variety of ways so that you are well informed.  

​It's a great time to be a Mustang!  If you are still looking for a great school for your child, please give us a call at 940-659-2745.  Please click here for our flyer detailing required documents for enrollment.

Palo Pinto ISD

P.O. Box 280

Palo Pinto, TX 76484

Phone: 940.659.2745

Fax: 940.659.2936

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