Elkhart Independent School District



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Press Release - March 9, 2018

Elkhart I.S.D. Superintendent, Dr. Ray DeSpain, has announced that the District will begin advertising and accepting applications for a new Athletic Director and Head Football Coach. Interested persons will have the opportunity to apply, with a deadline of March 29, 2018. The District hopes to have a new A.D. and Head Coach in place by mid to late April.

"I sincerely appreciate the hard work and dedication that Sam Wells has shown Elkhart I.S.D. and the young people he served over the past six years. He is a fine Christian man, family man, good Athletic Director and Coach, and a true friend. I wish nothing but the very best as he continues his career," stated Dr. DeSpain.

Notice of General Election - School Trustee Position 6&7

Election will be held on May 5, 2018 at Congregational Methodist Church, 510 N. US Highway 287, Elkhart, TX 75839, from 7:00 am- 7:00 pm.

Locations for Early Voting Polling Places will be at Elkhart I.S.D. Administration office at 301 E. Parker, Elkhart Texas and on Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am - 4 pm (Applications for a ballot to by mail shall be mailed to Rhonda Brewer, 301 E. Parker, Elkhart, Tx 75839 and must be recieved no later than the close of business on April 17, 2018)

Federal Report Cards

The U.S. Department of Education requires each state to publish an annual report card with specific district- and campus-level data.

Benefit EISD by shopping at Brookshire's in Palestine

The program runs from August 28, 2017 through June 15, 2018. Brookshire’s will donate 1% of qualifying purchase back to our school. All parents and supporters have to do is pick up a tag for Elkhart at the customer service desk for Elkhart ISD at the Palestine Brookshire’s. Scan the tag when checking out and any purchases that qualify, the 1% will go back to our school.


Calendar for
Elementary, Intermediate & Middle School 7:55 am - 3:20 pm
High School 8:00 am - 3:25 pm

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Upcoming Events

ELK ART show
Date: 3/20/2018, 5 PM 7 PM
Location: Elementary Gym
Board of Trustee Meeting
Date: 3/26/2018, 7 PM 8 PM
Location: High School Library
Early Release at 1:00pm
Date: 3/29/2018
No School - Holiday
Date: 3/30/2018
Date: 4/3/2018
Date: 4/4/2018
Date: 4/5/2018
Date: 4/6/2018