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Paris ISD
1920 Clarksville St
Paris, Texas 75460
Phone: 903-737-7473
Fax: 903-737-7484
Quick Tip Information

Quick Tip is a support system that allows students to communicate with school administrators. While the district already has many programs to help students deal with challenges such as bullying behaviors, stress, peer pressure, and family problems, Quick Tip helps break the code of silence often experienced by students because it allows them to report concerns to administrators anonymously.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is not a crisis line. In cases of emergency, the site will direct students to call 911!

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Text Messaging Service Update

Parents and Guardians:

School Messenger, our automated phone system, is being updated.  The text messenging feature now requires that parents opt in to receive text message alerts through the system.

To participate and receive text alerts on your cell, your cell phone number must be on file at your child’s school. If you have more than one child enrolled in Paris ISD, the cell phone number must be on file at each child’s campus.

Text “Y” or “Yes” to Paris ISD’s short code number, 67587.

You’ll know you were successful if you receive the following reply message:

You are registered to receive aprox 3 msgs/mo. Txt STOP to quit, HELP for help.

With this free service,* you will receive text messages notifying you of inclement weather, safety alerts, school closings or other important information impacting your school system.

You can opt-out from alerts at any time – just reply with STOP to any message, or HELP if you need assistance.

Please Note:
If you do not opt-in before October 18th you may receive a one-time opt-in invitation SMS message on that day. You may opt-in at this time by replying "Y" or "Yes" to the message. If you do not wish to receive text notifications you can disregard the message or reply "Stop".

*Message and/or data rates may apply.


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Earning distinctions in the state accountability system is extremely difficult to do, and we should be proud of our students, staff, parents and community members for assisting in achieving these outstanding honors.

Paris ISD earns 13 distinctions in 2016 TEA accountability rating

The Texas Education Agency released the Accountability Summary and Designation Report this month.  Under the new accountability system, schools and school districts will receive a rating of either Met Standard or Improvement Required.  This is the third consecutive year that all of the campuses in PISD received at least one distinction and all “Met Standard.”

The accountability system measures schools and school districts with a four index model.

Index 1, Students Achievement, measures the percentage of all students passing the STAAR exams.  To meet the state standard in this index, a school or school district is required to achieve 60 points.  Paris ISD achieved 70 points.

Index 2, Student Progress, measures the percentage of students who met progress and/or exceeded progress.  Growth is evaluated by subject and individual student groups.  To meet the state standard in this index, 22 is required for a school district.  Paris ISD achieved 40.

Index 3, Closing Performance Gaps, measures the performance of the students who are identified as Economically Disadvantaged.  This also measures the two lowest performing race/ethnicity groups from the 2014-15 school year. Index 3 calculates the percent of students meeting the STAAR passing standard and percent at Level III (Advanced).  To meet the state standard in this index, 33 is required for a school district.  Paris ISD achieved 35.

Index 4, Post-Secondary Readiness, measures high school completion rate and STAAR performance at the final level II standard, to meet the state standard for this index, 57 is required.  PISD achieved 69.

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Paris ISD News
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PJC Men's Basketball Team Visits Justiss Elementary
PJC men's basketball team visited Justiss for the Friday Rise Up Assembly and spoke to the students about drug awareness, positive lifestyles, and future goals. The team also helped students out of ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 10/27/2016
Source Page: Paris ISD News

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Paris High School first time voters cast Presidential ballot
The Paris High School U.S. Government classes of Randall Lewis, Lonnie Norton, and Tracey Roden have been taught how to take part in elections and several voted for the first time on Wednesday, ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 10/27/2016
Source Page: Paris ISD News

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Limo and Lunch for T. G. Givens Students
Students from T. G. Givens Early Childhood Center who sold at least ten items during the PTO fundraiser were recently treated to a limo ride to Wade Park for lunch and play time.  Photographed (from ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 10/26/2016
Source Page: Paris ISD News

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Justiss celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month
Justiss Elementary School celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a music and dance program by the students in the Justiss bilingual classes.  Photographed (from top to bottom) are Ana Robertson’s ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 10/26/2016
Source Page: Paris ISD News

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PHS Theatre Department announces dance workshop
Students in grades 1—4 are invited to the PHS Theatre Department “I Won’t Grow Up” Dance Workshop on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Floyd Weger Auditorium at Paris Junior High ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 10/25/2016
Source Page: Paris ISD News


Paris ISD Mission Statement

The mission of the Paris Independent School District is to provide a quality education to a diverse student population, enabling each to achieve full potential and become a productive, responsible citizen.

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