Alpine Independent School District

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

ESC Region 18[1]
Coordinates 30°21′26″N 103°40′6″W / 30.35722°N 103.66833°W / 30.35722; -103.66833
District information
Type Independent school district
Grades Pre-K through 12
Superintendent Wayne Mitchell[1]
Schools 3 (2009-10)[2]
District ID 4807950[2]
Students and staff
Students 1,108 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers 89.6 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio 11.9 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conference UIL Class 2A Football Division II[3]
District mascot Bucks[4]
Colors           Purple, Gold[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12 Recognized[5]
Website Alpine 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 participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, football, and wrestling.[4] The school participates in the girls sports of basketball, softball, and volleyball.[4] For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Alpine High School will play football in UIL Class 2A Division II.[3] The Alpine High School mascots are the Fightn' Bucks and Lady Bucks.

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