Baird Independent School District

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Baird Independent School District
Type and location
Type Independent school district
Grades Pre-K through 12
Region ESC Region 14[1]
Country USA
Location 600 W 7th St.
Baird, Texas[2]
Coordinates 32°23′54″N 99°23′59″W / 32.39833°N 99.39972°W / 32.39833; -99.39972
District information
Superintendent Jarod Bellar[1]
Schools 3 (2009-10)[2]
NCES District ID 4809280[2]
Students and staff
Students 295 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers 34.75 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio 9.47 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic Conference UIL Class 1A Football Division II[3]
District Mascot Bears[4]
Colors           Red, White[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12 Academically Acceptable[5]
Website Baird ISD

Baird Independent School District is a public school district based in Baird, Texas (USA). In addition to Baird, the district also serves the town of Putnam. The district operates one high school, Baird High School.

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $111,051,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.117 and the bond tax rate was $0.007 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: Recognized
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Recognized
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable

Schools[edit]

As of the 2011-2012 school year, Baird ISD had three schools.[1]

  • Baird High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Baird Middle (Grades 6-8)
  • Baird Elementary (Grades PK-5)

Special programs[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Baird High School participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, and football.[4] The school participates in the girls sports of basketball and softball.[4] For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Baird High School will play football in UIL Class 1A Division II.[3]

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