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
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.

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]

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