Alpine Independent School District

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Alpine Independent School District
704 W Sul Ross Ave.
Alpine, Texas[2]

ESC Region 18[1]

United States
Coordinates30°21′26″N 103°40′6″W / 30.35722°N 103.66833°W / 30.35722; -103.66833
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentWayne Mitchell[1]
Schools3 (2009-10)[2]
District ID4807950[2]
Students and staff
Students1,108 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers89.6 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio11.9 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 2A Football Division II[3]
District mascotBucks[4]
ColorsPurple and gold          [4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Recognized[5]
WebsiteAlpine ISD

The Alpine Independent School District is a school district based in Alpine, Texas, United States. Residents of the Sul Ross State University family housing units, Lobo Village 5 through 7,[6] are zoned to Alpine ISD schools. The district operates one high school, Alpine High School.


As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $380,110,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.117 and the bond tax rate was $0.009 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.[7] No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012.[8] 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: Recognized
  • 2008: Academically Acceptable
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Recognized
  • 2004: Recognized


In the 2011-2012 school year the district operated three schools:[1]

  • Alpine High School (grades 9-12)[9]
  • Alpine Middle School (grades 5-8)
  • Alpine Elementary School (grades PK-4)

Special programs[edit]


Alpine High School offers boys' baseball, basketball, football, and wrestling;[4] and girls' basketball, softball, and volleyball.[4] For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Alpine High School played football in UIL Class 2A Division II.[3] The Alpine High School teams are known asthe Fightn' Bucks and Lady Bucks.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 12 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Alpine ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 27 March 2012.
  3. ^ a b "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d "Alpine 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 12 July 2012.
  6. ^ "Residential Living Facilities and Services Archived 2012-05-29 at the Wayback Machine.." Sul Ross State University. Retrieved on April 22, 2012.
  7. ^ "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.
  8. ^ "Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 24 August 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  9. ^ "Alpine ISD Chooses VDIworks for Virtual Desktops". VDIworks. 2015.

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