Penelope Independent School District
|Penelope Independent School District|
ESC Region 12
|Grades||Pre-K through 12|
|Students and staff|
|Athletic conference||UIL Class A (six-man football participant)|
|Colors||Red and White|
Penelope Independent School District is a public school district based in Penelope, Texas (USA). In addition to Penelope, the district also serves the unincorporated community of Birome. The district has one school Penelope School that serves students in grades pre-kindergarten through twelve.
The school and town were chronicled in the book "Where Dreams Die Hard" by Carlton Stowers, which follows the team for an entire season of football (after dropping the sport for 40 years, the school resumed play in 2000). In 2007, Penelope made the football playoffs for the first time in school history, though it lost in the first round.
- "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency.
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