Pleasant Grove ISD Receives an A in State Accountability Rating


The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released 2019 State Accountability Ratings on Thursday, August 15. Pleasant Grove ISD received an A with a score of 93 for the district. This score represents the highest-scoring K-12 district rating within a 75 mile radius of Texarkana. A total of six distinction designations were earned district-wide. Pleasant Grove High School earned distinctions in Post-Secondary Readiness and Academic Achievement in Social Studies. Pleasant Grove Intermediate School earned distinctions in Academic Achievement in Science, Academic Achievement in Math, Post Secondary Readiness, and Academic Achievement in English Language Arts/Reading.

“We are proud of the District’s STAAR test results, however, this is just one snapshot of the great education our students receive in the Pleasant Grove ISD,” stated Superintendent Chad Pirtle. “In addition to the ratings, I am even more proud of the well-rounded education our students receive and the success our students and staff experience on a daily basis. We are excited about the opportunity to continue to grow our District academically and in our extracurricular activities.”
Pleasant Grove ISD received an A last year in TEA’s first year to release Accountability Ratings. Only one in four of Texas districts and charters earned an A Rating this year. For a complete list of school ratings, visit

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