Agua Dulce Independent School District

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Agua Dulce Independent School District
Location
1 Longhorn Dr.
Agua Dulce, Texas[2]

ESC Region 2[1]

USA
Coordinates27°47′8″N 97°54′48″W / 27.78556°N 97.91333°W / 27.78556; -97.91333Coordinates: 27°47′8″N 97°54′48″W / 27.78556°N 97.91333°W / 27.78556; -97.91333
District information
TypeIndependent school district
Motto"HOME OF THE FIGHTING LONGHORNS"[citation needed]
GradesPre-K through 12
Established1910
SuperintendentMr. Wayne Kelly
Schools2 (2009-18)[2]
District ID4807530[2]
Students and staff
Students345 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers29 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio11.9 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 1A Football Division II[3]
District mascotLonghorns[4]
Colors          Maroon, White[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Academically Acceptable[5]
WebsiteAgua Dulce ISD

Agua Dulce Independent School District is a public school district based in the community of Agua Dulce, Texas (USA). The district serves students in west central Nueces and east central Jim Wells counties.

History[edit]

In 1910 the Agua Dulce Independent School District was founded; Sophinia Thompson was the first teacher. The school system was consolidated with that of Bentonville in 1932.[citation needed]

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $128,302,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.117 and the bond tax rate was $0.021 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: Academically Acceptable
  • 2009: Academically Acceptable
  • 2008: Academically Acceptable
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable

Schools[edit]

In the 2011-2012 school year, the district operated two schools.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "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 Agua Dulce ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 27 March 2012.
  3. ^ "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Agua Dulce High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  5. ^ a b c "Texas Accountability System District Ratings for 2004 through 2011". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2 July 2012. Retrieved 11 August 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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