Alvarado Independent School District
|Alvarado Independent School District|
|Type and location|
|Type||Independent school district|
|Grades||Pre-K through 12|
|Region||ESC Region 11|
|Location||110 N Bill Jackson Dr.
|Superintendent||Dr. Kenneth Estes|
|NCES District ID||4800011|
|Students and staff|
|Teachers||205.49 (2009-10) (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)|
|Student-teacher ratio||16.56 (2009-10)|
|Athletic conference||UIL Class 3A Football & Basketball|
|Colors||Purple, Gold, White|
|TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12||Academically Acceptable|
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.
As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $1,536,036,000. The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.028 per $100 of appraised valuation.
In 2011, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency. Forty-nine 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: Academically Acceptable
- 2010: Academically Acceptable
- 2009: Academically Acceptable
- 2008: Academically Acceptable
- 2007: Academically Acceptable
- 2006: Academically Acceptable
- 2005: Academically Acceptable
- 2004: Academically Acceptable
In the 2011-2012 school year, the district had students in nine schools.
- 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)
Alvarado High School participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, football, soccer, and wrestling. The school participates in the girls sports of basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball. For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Alvarado High School will play football in UIL Class 3A.
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