Boerne Independent School District

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Boerne Independent School District
Type and location
Type Independent school district
Grades Pre-K through 12
Region ESC Region 20[1]
Country USA
Location Boerne, Texas
District information
Superintendent Jack Cockrill[1]
Schools 12 (2009-10)[2]
NCES District ID 4810710[2]
Students and staff
Students 6,639 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers 457.15 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio 13.98 (2009-10)[2]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12 Recognized[3]
Website Boerne ISD

Boerne Independent School District is a public school district based in Boerne, Texas (USA). Located in Kendall County, portions of the district extend into Bexar and Comal counties. In addition to Boerne, the communities of Fair Oaks Ranch and Scenic Oaks also lie within the district.

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $4,477,920,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.027 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievement[edit]

In 2011, the school district was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[3] Thirty-five percent of districts in Texas in 2011 received the same rating.[4] No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012.[5] 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[3]

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

Schools[edit]

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

Regular instructional[edit]

High Schools (Grades 9-12)

Middle Schools (Grades 7-8)

  • Boerne Middle School North
  • Boerne Middle School South
    • Boerne Middle School South was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School[6] in the 2008-09 school year. In 2011, the school received a recognized campus accountability rating from the Texas Education Agency.[3]

Elementary Schools

  • Cibolo Creek Elementary (Grades PK-6)
  • Curington Elementary (Grades PK-6)
  • Fabra Elementary (Grades PK-6)
  • Fair Oaks Ranch Elementary (Grades K-6)
    • Fair Oaks Ranch Elementary was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School[7] for the 2000-01 school year. From 2004 through 2011, the school received an exemplary campus accountability rating from the Texas Education Agency.[3] The school has also been listed in The Best Public Schools: Texas Monthly.[citation needed]
  • Kendall Elementary (Grades K-6)

Alternative instructional[edit]

  • Meadowlands (Grades K-12)

DAEP intsructional[edit]

  • Boerne Alternative School (Grades K-12)

Awards and honors[edit]

Over 700 Advanced Placement Program exams were administered to Boerne High School students in the last year for which statistics have been made available, at a school with less than 2,000 students.[citation needed]

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