Alvord Independent School District

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Alvord Independent School District
Location
100 Mosley Ln.
Alvord, Texas[2]

ESC Region 11[1]

USA
Coordinates33°21′38.9″N 97°41′59.9″W / 33.360806°N 97.699972°W / 33.360806; -97.699972Coordinates: 33°21′38.9″N 97°41′59.9″W / 33.360806°N 97.699972°W / 33.360806; -97.699972
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentDr. Randy Brown
Schools3 (2009-10)[2]
District ID4808100[2]
Students and staff
Students742 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers60.85 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio11.85 (2009-10)[2]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Recognized[3]
WebsiteAlvord ISD

Alvord Independent School District is a public school district based in Alvord, Texas (USA). The district is located in north central Wise County and extends into a small portion of southern Montague County. The district operates one high school, Alvord High School.

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $299,580,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.117 and the bond tax rate was $0.019 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievement[edit]

In 2011, the school district was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[3] Thirty-five percent of districts in Texas in 2011 received the same rating.[4] No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012.[5] 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[3]

  • 2011: Recognized
  • 2010: Recognized
  • 2009: Exemplary
  • 2008: Recognized
  • 2007: Recognized
  • 2006: Recognized
  • 2005: Recognized
  • 2004: Recognized

Schools[edit]

In the 2011-2012 school year, the district had students in three schools.[1]

  • Alvord High School (grades 9–12)
    • A new band hall was completed in the winter of 2008 which is attached to the westernmost end of the school.[citation needed]
  • Alvord Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • Alvord Elementary School (grades PK-5)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Alvord ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  3. ^ a b c "Texas Accountability System District Ratings for 2004 through 2011". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2 July 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ "Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 24 August 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012.

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