Alvarado Independent School District

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Alvarado Independent School District
Type and location
Type Independent school district
Grades Pre-K through 12
Region ESC Region 11[1]
Country USA
Location 110 N Bill Jackson Dr.
Alvarado, Texas[2]
Coordinates 32°24′25″N 97°13′15″W / 32.40694°N 97.22083°W / 32.40694; -97.22083
District information
Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Estes[3]
Schools 8 (2009-10)[2]
NCES District ID 4800011[2]
Students and staff
Students 3,516 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers 205.49 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio 16.56 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conference UIL Class 3A Football & Basketball[4]
District mascot Indians[5]
Colors                Purple, Gold, White[5]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12 Academically Acceptable[6]
Website Alvarado ISD

The Alvarado Independent School District is a public school district based in Alvarado, Texas (USA). In addition to Alvarado, the district also serves the unincorporated community of Lillian. The district operates one high school, Alvarado High School.

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $1,536,036,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.028 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievement[edit]

In 2011, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[6] Forty-nine 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[6]

  • 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 had students in nine schools.[1]

Regular instructional
  • Alvarado High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Alvarado Junior High School (Grades 7-8)
  • Alvarado Intermediate School (Grades 4-6)
  • Alvarado Elementary North (Grades PK-3)
  • Alvarado Elementary South (Grades PK-3)
  • Lillian Elementary School (Grades PK-3)
Alternative instructional
  • Alvarado ISD Accelerated Education (Grades 9-12)
JJAEP instructional
  • Juvenile Justice Alternative (Grades 6-12)
DAEP instructional
  • Alternative Learning Center (Grades 6-12)

Special programs[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Alvarado High School participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, football, soccer, and wrestling.[5] The school participates in the girls sports of basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball.[5] For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Alvarado High School will play football in UIL Class 3A.[4]

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