Allen Independent School District

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Allen Independent School District
Type and location
Type Independent school district
Grades Pre-K through 12
Region ESC Region 10[1]
Country USA
Location 612 E Bethany Rd.
Allen, Texas[2]
Coordinates 33°5′6″N 96°39′51″W / 33.08500°N 96.66417°W / 33.08500; -96.66417
District information
Superintendent Dr. Ken Helvey[1]
Schools 22 (2009-10)[2]
NCES District ID 4807890[2]
Students and staff
Students 18,888 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers 1,215.65 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio 15 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic Conference UIL Class 5A Football & Basketball[3]
District Mascot Eagles[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12 Recognized[5]
Website Allen ISD

Allen Independent School District is a public school district based in Allen, Texas (USA). Allen ISD covers most of the city of Allen, as well as portions of the cities of McKinney, Plano, and Parker. The district has a total enrollment of 18,700 students, with an expected growth rate of 8-10% per year.[6]

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $7,254,839,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.050 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievement[edit]

In 2011, the school district was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[5] Thirty-five percent of districts in Texas in 2011 received the same rating.[7] No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012.[8] A school district in Texas can receive one of four possible rankings from the Texas Education Agency: Exemplary (the highest possible ranking), Recognized, Academically Acceptable, and Academically Unacceptable (the lowest possible ranking).

Historical district TEA accountability ratings[5]

  • 2011: Recognized
  • 2010: Exemplary
  • 2009: Recognized
  • 2008: Recognized
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Recognized
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable

Schools[edit]

In the 2011-2012 school year, the district had students in twenty-three schools.[1]

High schools (10-12)
Freshmen center (9)
  • Lowery Freshman Center
Middle schools (7-8)
  • Curtis Middle School
  • Ereckson Middle School
  • Ford Middle School
Elementary schools (EE, K-6)
  • Anderson Elementary
  • Bolin Elementary
  • Boon Elementary
  • Boyd Elementary
  • Chandler Elementary
  • Cheatham Elementary
  • Evans Elementary
  • Flossie Floyd Green Elementary
  • Kerr Elementary
  • Lindsey Elementary (Opening Fall 2013)
  • Marion Elementary
  • Norton Elementary School
  • Olson Elementary
  • Reed Elementary
  • Rountree Elementary
  • Story Elementary
  • Vaughan Elementary
Other schools
  • Collin County JJAEP (Grades 6-12)
  • Dillard Special Achievement Center (Grades K-12)

Special programs[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Allen High School participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, football, lacrosse, soccer,swimming, and wrestling, track, golf, tennis, and cross country.[4] The school participates in the girls sports of basketball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, and volleyball.[4] Allen High School participates in UIL Class 5A as the second-largest school in the state (nearby Plano East is the largest).[3]

The Eagle Stadium was built for $60 million, and was a part of a $120 million bond issue. It opened in 2012. In February 2014 cracks appeared, and the district closed the stadium indefinitely.[10]

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