Agua Dulce Independent School District

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

ESC Region 2[1]
Coordinates 27°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
Type Independent school district
Motto "HOME OF THE FIGHTING LONGHORNS"[citation needed]
Grades Pre-K through 12
Established 1910
Superintendent Mr. Russ Perry
Schools 2 (2009-10)[2]
District ID 4807530[2]
Students and staff
Students 345 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers 29 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio 11.9 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conference UIL Class 1A Football Division II[3]
District mascot Longhorns[4]
Colors           Maroon, White[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12 Academically Acceptable[5]
Website Agua 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.


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]


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


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

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