Fannindel ISD is a consolidated public school district. The consolidated school was the result of a vote of the Ladonia and the Pecan Gap school districts in 1960. Clark School, the previous all black school was part of the Ladonia School District. Clark High School became part of Fannindel in 1966. Clark Elementary, grades 1-8, was integrated in 1967.
Fannindel Independent School District, a 1A school, is based in the small northeast Texas towns of Ladonia and Pecan Gap. Fannindel High School, located in Ladonia, serves grades sixth through twelve. In addition to Ladonia, the district serves the city of Pecan Gap. Fannindel Elementary School, located in Pecan Gap, serves grades Pre-K to five.
The district's name is a portmanteau of Fannin and Delta, the counties in which it is primarily located. The district also includes the northeast portion of Hunt County.
The current enrollment in Fannindel ISD is 190 students. The average class size is about 11 students per teacher, compared to the state average of 15.
The current Superintendent of Fannindel ISD is Jack Ellis.