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Welcome to Elysian Fields Independent School District!

"The Best Little School District In Texas"


EFISD is a public school district based in the community of Elysian Fields, Texas. In addition to the community of Elysian Fields, the district also serves the community of DeBerry as well as rural areas in southeastern Harrison County and northeastern Panola County.

EFISD received an "A" grade from the Texas Education Agency as of the 2021-2022 school year, scoring 92 out of a possible 100 overall school rating. The district received a Distinction Designation for "Postsecondary Readiness" in the 2022 ratings. Click here to learn more about EFISD and our most recent school ratings. 

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EFHS Wins UIL District Championship
Posted on 04/04/2024
The Elysian Fields High School UIL Academic team brought home another overall district trophy at the District UIL Meet on Tuesday, April 2....
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EFISD Calls Bond Election To Address Aging Facilities
Posted on 02/13/2024
Elysian Fields ISD’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a bond initiative for the May 4, 2024, ballot during Monday night’s regular board meeting ...
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PreK-Kindergarten Roundup Scheduled April 25
Posted on 02/02/2024
Elysian Fields Elementary will hold its annual PreK/Kindergarten Roundup for the 2024-2025 school year on Thursday, April 25, 2024, at EFES....
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Jackets Drop To Class 2A In UIL Realignment
Posted on 02/01/2024
Elysian Fields Athletics will compete in a new classification next season as a result of the biennial realignment of the University Interscholastic Le...
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EFISD Receives "Superior" Rating For Financial Management
Posted on 01/26/2024
Elysian Fields Independent School District (EFISD) has been awarded a "Superior" rating in Texas' School FIRST accountability system. This prestigious...
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"The Hive" Yearbook Recognized For 2023 Publication
Posted on 01/22/2024
Congratulations to the Elysian Fields High School Hive yearbook staff for being recognized wih an Award of Distinguished Merit from the Interscholasti...
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Third Six Weeks Honor Rolls Released
Posted on 01/19/2024
Congratulations to our EFISD students who earned their place on the Honor Roll for the third six weeks! We are proud of all of you and keep up the goo...
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January Is School Board Recognition Month
Posted on 01/03/2024
We at Elysian Fields ISD are grateful for the leadership of our Board of Trustees! All are volunteers who have one purpose in every decision -- servin...
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EFHS Journalism Students Shine At NSU JaM
Posted on 11/15/2023
Elysian Fields High School Journalism students and advisor Amanda Ware attended the annual NSU JaM Day competition at Northwestern State University in...
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PUBLIC NOTICES   
  • A public hearing will be held on April 8th, 2024, at or shortly after 6:00 p.m. on the matter of the Elysian FIelds Independent School District’s (EFISD) certification that each pupil in the District has, or will have prior to the end of that year, sufficient textbooks or instructional materials covering all Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for all required subjects, except physical education, adopted by the State Board of Education. Copies of the Certification of Provision of Instructional Materials are available for review at the District’s Administrative Offices located at 2099 FM 451, Waskom TX, 75692 during normal business hours. This release is tendered in compliance with Texas Education Code (TEC) requirements to provide notice of the hearing by means of local media.

  • Elysian Fields Independent School District is providing notice to Private Non-Profit Schools that the district will apply for 2024-2025 ESSA Consolidated Federal Grant funds . We will hold an ESSA Private Non-Profit (PNP) outreach and general information meeting at Region 7 ESC on April 9, 2024 at 9:00. AGENDA

  • Elysian Fields ISD will apply for the Title I, Title II, Title III(SSA), Title IV, Title V (RLIS), Federal Grants for the August 2023-May 2024 school year. Elysian Fields ISD plans to use these funds to support the intent and purpose of said grants.

  • EFISD received the ESSER III NOGA on September 13, 2021, and in accordance with requirements the “Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan” was posted within 30 days. A 6-month review was completed through meaningful consultation with required stakeholders on March 21, 2023. The next required 6-month review is scheduled for September 2023.


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