Quinlan Independent School District
Quinlan Independent School District spans 152 square miles
of Southern Hunt County, with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Quinlan ISD serves four municipalities (Quinlan, West Tawakoni, Hawk Cove and Union Valley) and portions of four counties (Hunt, Kaufman, Rockwall and Van Zandt). QISD is categorized in the larger 4A UIL classification. UIL classifications in the state of Texas range from 1A – 6A.
The mascot is the panther and the school colors are blue
Quinlan ISD has partnered with Paris Junior College to offer students the opportunity to pursue an associate’s degree while attending high school at no cost to families. This includes tuition, fees, books, and transportation. In 2015, the first twenty-four FHS students graduated from high school with an associate’s degree. As of September 2018, we have 81 students who completed the associate's program. Almost 700 FHS students have earned almost 17,000 free college credits.
Paris Junior College
Paris Junior College offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degrees, as well as Certificates of Proficiency in technical/workforce fields. The college has expanded its academic curriculum through the years to encourage associate degree and university transfer candidates. Since establishing its first vocational program — jewelry and watchmaking in 1942 — the college has been aggressive in adding technical/workforce programs that will benefit students entering the workforce.
The campus of 54 tree-shaded acres includes 20 major buildings and residence halls and provides students a unique and pleasant environment for learning.
Paris Junior College operates centers in Greenville, Texas, and in Sulphur Springs, Texas.
Texas A&M Commerce
Graduates from A&M-Commerce are known worldwide in all walks of life as some of the best-educated professionals in their respective fields.
They are working for industry leaders such as Honeywell, KTEN Television, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, the U.S. Department of Labor and Wells Fargo Bank. They’re educators and administrators in the public school system. More than 95 percent of our May graduates are currently employed or enrolled in graduate school.