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PISD Administration Building
1007 E. Park Ave.
Palestine, TX 75801
Regular Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am to 4:30pm
Summer Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:30am - 4:30pm
Palestine ISD Business Services
May 1, 2020
During this unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Business Office at Palestine ISD will work to provide all necessary resources for the academic needs of our students and to maintain operations of the physical plant. Being stewards of the PISD taxpayers’ funds, we will continue to work with local, state, and federal officials to identify appropriate disaster revenue sources to defray unnecessary burdens on the local taxpayers.
Chief Financial Officer
Financial Transparency Information
Palestine ISD's financial information is audited on an annual basis by an external accounting firm, currently Smith, Lambright & Associates, P.C. The information in these reports is then sent to the Texas Education Agency where the data is compiled into other reports for accountability measures.
Summary of Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget
The 2017-18 Budget is for the Fiscal Year beginning September 1, 2017 and ending August 31, 2018 and was used to keep track of specific sources of funding and spending for particular purposes.
Expenditures for the Fiscal Year 2017-18 total $40,474,314 or $11,852 per student.
Revenues from all funds for the Fiscal Year 2017-18 total $43,171,074 or $12,642 per student which includes revenues from property taxes.
Revenues from property taxes for the Fiscal Year 2017-18 total $16,374,269 or $4,795 per student.
Full-time equivalent positions for all personnel for the Fiscal Year 2017-18 total 499.
Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate for Palestine ISD for FY 2019-20 is $1.0683 for Maintenance & Operations and $0.34 for Interest & Sinking for a total rate of $1.4083.
For more information, please visit the Texas Comptroller.
Public Information Requests
Public Information Requests must be submitted in writing to the office of the Superintendent.
Please call the Palestine ISD Administration Office at 903-731-8000 for more information about submitting these requests.
Bond Election Information
Currently there is not a Bond Election.
Please review the Bond Election Pledge.
Debt Criteria Information
Please review the Debt Criteria Information.
Business, Administrative, and Employee Forms
Administrative Assistant to CFO
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