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Palestine High School (Texas)

This article is about the current high school. For the old high school building, see Museum for East Texas Culture.
Palestine High School
1600 South Loop 256
Palestine, Texas, 75801-5898
School type Co-Educational, Public, Secondary high school
School district Palestine Independent School District
Principal Orlando Vargas
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 810[1]  (2010)
Color(s)           Maroon & White
Athletics conference UIL Class AAA
Mascot Wildcats

Palestine High School is a 3A high school located in Palestine, Texas (USA). It is part of the Palestine Independent School District located in central Anderson County. The old Palestine High School built in 1915 is now The Museum for East Texas Culture.[2] In 2011, the school was rated "Academically Acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[3]


The Palestine Wildcats compete in the following sports:

Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Track, Softball & Baseball

State Titles

Palestine (UIL)

  • Football - [4]
    • 1964(3A)
  • Boys Golf - [5]
    • 2005(3A), 2006(3A)

Palestine Green Bay (PVIL)[6]

  • Boys Basketball – [7]
    • 1954(PVIL-A), 1955(PVIL-A)

State Finalists

Palestine Green Bay (PVIL)

  • Boys Basketball –
    • 1953(PVIL-A)

State Semi-Finalist

  • Football -
    • 2004

Notable alumni


External links

  • Palestine ISD

Coordinates: 31°44′23″N 95°36′21″W / 31.73974°N 95.60594°W / 31.73974; -95.60594

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