About Us

What began in 1883 as a small schoolhouse located along the Pecos River, Pecos-Barstow-Toyah Independent School District is now a fully operating district for PK-12 education. Located in West Texas between the Permian Basin and the mountainous terrain of El Paso, PBTISD is the premier provider of education for over 2800 students with 4 campuses. At PBTISD we are Inspiring and Empowering for Excellence among our students and staff every day. 

Through our diverse student body, we push to achieve Excellence, positively impact our community and transform the world!


The mission of Pecos-Barstow-Toyah Independent School District, the premier educational leader of West Texas, encompassing collective communities, is to inspire and empower each individual to achieve excellence, positively impact the community, and transform the world through a culture characterized by authentic relationships, shared responsibility and state-of-the-art learning environments.

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