Alpine Independent School District
|Alpine Independent School District|
|704 W Sul Ross Ave.|
|Type||Independent school district|
|Grades||Pre-K through 12|
|Students and staff|
|Teachers||89.6 (2009-10) (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)|
|Student-teacher ratio||11.9 (2009-10)|
|Athletic conference||UIL Class 2A Football Division II|
|Colors||Purple and gold |
|TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12||Recognized|
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, 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. The maintenance tax rate was $0.117 and the bond tax rate was $0.009 per $100 of appraised valuation.
In 2011, the school district was rated "Recognized" by the Texas Education Agency. Thirty-five percent of districts in Texas in 2011 received the same rating. No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012. 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:
- 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:
- Alpine High School (grades 9-12)
- Alpine Middle School (grades 5-8)
- Alpine Elementary School (grades PK-4)
Alpine High School offers boys' baseball, basketball, football, and wrestling; and girls' basketball, softball, and volleyball. For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Alpine High School played football in UIL Class 2A Division II. The Alpine High School teams are known asthe Fightn' Bucks and Lady Bucks.
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