Academy Independent School District

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Academy Independent School District
704 E. Main St.
Little River-Academy, Texas[2]

ESC Region 12[1]

Coordinates30°58′55″N 97°20′40″W / 30.98194°N 97.34444°W / 30.98194; -97.34444
District information
TypeIndependent school district
MottoThere is Love in every Bee[citation needed]
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentKevin Sprinkles[1]
Schools5 (2009-10)[2]
District ID4807470[2]
Students and staff
Students1,108 (2010-2011[1]
Teachers81.00 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio13.27 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 2A Football Division I[3]
District mascotBumblebees[4]
Colors          Forest Green, Gold[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Recognized[5]
WebsiteAcademy ISD

Academy Independent School District is a school district based in Little River-Academy, Texas (USA). In addition to Little River-Academy, the district also serves the community of Heidenheimer.


As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $223,244,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.013 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.[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: Recognized
  • 2010: Recognized
  • 2009: Exemplary
  • 2008: Academically Acceptable
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Recognized
  • 2005: Recognized
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable


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

Regular instructional
  • Academy High School (Grades 9-12)
    • The principal in the 2011-2012 school year was Alex Remschel.[1]
  • Academy Middle School (Grades 5-8)
  • Academy Elementary School (Grades Pre-K-4)
Alternative instructional
  • Bell County Alternative School
JJAEP instructional (Grades 7-12)
  • Academy JJAEP (Grades 5-12)

Special programs[edit]


Academy High School participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, football, and soccer.[4] The school participates in the girls sports of basketball, softball, and volleyball.[4] For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Academy High School will play football in UIL Class 2A Division I.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Academy Isd". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved March 26, 2012.
  3. ^ a b "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d "Little River Academy High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  5. ^ a b c "2011 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 28 June 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
  6. ^ "Texas Accountability System Summary of Ratings for 2004 through 2011(as of November 2, 2011) District Ratings by Rating Category (including Charter Operators)". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 7 August 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  7. ^ "Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 24 August 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012.

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