Pearsall Independent School District
By December 2015 the district had failed to meet academic standards for four years in a row. Nobert Rodriguez, the superintendent, stated that turnover among teachers and staff had caused student performance to decline. The teacher retention rate circa 2015 was 38%[when?], and in 2012 the high school had five different principals.
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In November 2015 the Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced that it had revoked the accreditation of Pearsall ISD. Pearsall ISD appealed the TEA's revocation of accreditation. If the appeal fails, the district will close on July 1, 2016.[needs update]
- Pearsall High School (Grades 9-12)
- Pearsall Junior High School (Grades 6-8)
- Pearsall Intermediate School (Grades 3-5)
- Ted Flores Elementary School (Grades PK-2)
- "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.
- Gerber, Tim. "Pearsall ISD fails to meet academic standards 4 years in a row" (Archive). KSAT (ABC 12). December 16, 2015. Retrieved on January 18, 2016.
- Davies, David Martin. "Pearsall ISD Waits For Word Of Shut Down " (Archive). Texas Public Radio. December 17, 2015. Retrieved on January 18, 2016.
- Smith, Eric. "Pearsall one of six Texas districts battling closure" (Archive; Mobile version). The Devine News. December 9, 2015. Retrieved on January 18, 2016.
- "Pearsall Independent School District Management and Performance Review" (Archive). State of Texas Legislative Budget Board. July 2014.
- "Pearsall ISD awaits state verdict on closure." Frio-Nueces Current. December 10, 2015.