Mr. Dan Ray Gist II

Phone: (940) 686-8700 x109


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Mr. Dan Ray Gist II

Dan R. Gist II, 1985 graduate of Pilot Point High School serves as Superintendent of Pilot Point Independent School District.  He has been in education for 25 years and has served in the capacity of teacher, coach, assistant principal and assistant superintendent before accepting the position of Superintendent in February 2015.


Mr. Gist received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Tarleton State University and his Master’s Degree in Administration and a Minor in Mathematics from Texas Women’s University in Denton.


Mr. Gist is married to Kelly Gist and they have two children-Basil and Kenedee.

  • On behalf of Pilot Point Independent School District, I would like to welcome you to our school district’s website.  I am honored and thankful to serve as Superintendent to the nearly 1,500 students enrolled in Pilot Point ISD. 


    The District’s Vision Statement affirms that Pilot Point ISD will inspire, empower and equip our students, staff and community to achieve their full potential to succeed in their future endeavors.  Our Board of Trustees and staff strive to provide every student with a safe, nurturing and rigorous learning environment.  We are proud of the many accomplishments of our students and staff and look forward to many more to come. 


    I welcome and encourage the involvement of parents and community members to share in a team effort to ensure the success of all students.  Your support and involvement can make a positive difference in the life a child.


    It’s a great day to be a Bearcat!!! 


    Dan R. Gist II

    Superintendent of Schools

    Go Bearcats!