Azle Independent School District

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Azle Independent School District
Type and location
Type Independent school district
Grades Pre-K through 12
Region ESC Region 11[1]
Country USA
Location 300 Roe St.
Azle, Texas[2]
Coordinates 32°53′47″N 97°32′35″W / 32.89639°N 97.54306°W / 32.89639; -97.54306
District information
Superintendent Ray Lea[1]
Schools 11 (2009-10)[2]
NCES District ID 4809200[2]
Students and staff
Students 5,774 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers 368.08 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio 15.87 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conference UIL Class 5A Football & Basketball[3]
District mascot Hornets[4]
Colors           Green, White[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12 Academically Acceptable[5]
Website Azle ISD

Azle Independent School District is a public school district based in Azle, Texas (USA). The district covers northwestern Tarrant County, northeastern Parker County, and a small portion of southern Wise County. In addition to Azle, the district serves the communities of Lakeside, Pelican Bay, Sanctuary, and portions of Reno and Briar.


As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $2,351,893,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.015 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievement[edit]

In 2011, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[5] Forty-nine percent of districts in Texas in 2011 received the same rating.[6] No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012.[7] 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: Academically Acceptable
  • 2010: Recognized
  • 2009: Recognized
  • 2008: Academically Acceptable
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable


As of the 2011-2012 school year, there were eleven schools in Azle ISD.[1]

High School[edit]

Grades 9-12
  • Azle High School

Junior High Schools[edit]

Grades 7-8
  • Azle Junior High School
  • Santo J. Forte Junior High School

Elementary Schools[edit]

Grades 5-6
  • Azle Elementary School
  • W.E. Hoover Elementary School
Grades PK-4
  • Cross Timbers Elementary School
  • Eagle Heights Elementary School
  • Liberty Elementary School
  • Silver Creek Elementary School
  • Walnut Creek Elementary School

Alternative Schools[edit]

  • Tarrant County JJAEP

Special programs[edit]

Fine Arts[edit]

Azle High School has an exemplary band program, with the Marching Green Pride ranking 13th in the state of Texas in the 2013-2014 State Marching Band Competition in San Antonio.


Azle High School participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, football, soccer, and wrestling.[4] The school participates in the girls sports of basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball.[4] For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Azle High School will play football in UIL Class 4A.[3] The mascot is a hornet named "Buzzy".[citation needed]

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