Anna Independent School District

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Anna Independent School District
Location
501 S Sherley Ave.
Anna, Texas[2]

ESC Region 10[1]

USA
Coordinates33°20′43″N 96°32′53″W / 33.34528°N 96.54806°W / 33.34528; -96.54806
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentMichael Comeaux[3]
Schools5 (2015–16)[2]
District ID4808340[2]
Students and staff
Students2,298 (2010–11)[1]
Teachers169.18 (2009–10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio13.28 (2009–10)[2]
Athletic conference2016–17 UIL:

Class 4A Division 1 (Football)

Class 4A (All other UIL Sports)
District mascotCoyotes[4]
Colors          Purple, White[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Recognized[5]
WebsiteAnna ISD

Anna Independent School District is a public school district based in Anna, Texas (USA). In addition to Anna, the district serves parts of Weston as well as the community of Westminster.

History[edit]

Anna ISD's original colors were Blue and Gold until the 1950s, when TCU donated old uniforms to AHS.

Upon the closure of Westminster ISD the 1989–90 school year, students from Westminster were annexed into Anna and Van Alstyne ISDs. Conversely, prior to the 2004–05 school year Melissa ISD only educated students through grade 8, so students in that district went to high school at either McKinney High School (before Fall 2000), McKinney North High School (after Fall 2000) or Anna High School.

Due to the district's location along U.S. 75, it has outgrown several schools in its history.

1985- The current Administration Building opened as Anna High School.

1973- The northwest building of the Early Childhood Center opened as a K–8 campus.

1988- The Special Programs Center opened as Anna High School.

1994- The southwest building of the Early Childhood Center opened as a K–5 campus.

1995- The southeast building, a gymnasium, of the Early Childhood Center opened for grades K–8.

1996- The northeast building of the Early Childhood Center opened housing PK and the PK–8 cafetorium.

2000- The current Anna Middle School opened as Anna High School. AMS moved to the 1988 facility, while Anna Elementary School took over the former middle school building.

2005- Joe K. Bryant Elementary opened as a 1−4 campus. Central Campus opened housing PK-K and 5-6 at the current ECC campus.

2007- Sue E. Rattan Elementary opened, with both elementary schools housing PK-5, closing Central Campus.

2011- The current Anna High School opened as a 9−12 campus. AMS moved to its current building and the Special Programs Center is created in its current home.

2013- The Early Childhood Center opened as a PK-K campus, with both elementary schools housing grades 1–5.

2017- Judith L. Harlow Elementary opened at the ECC site in August, replacing the ECC. All 3 elementary schools currently house K−5, while Bryant Elementary also houses PK.

2018- Harlow Elementary moved into its new, permanent school building in January, leaving vacant the former ECC campus. Beginning in November 2017, Anna ISD began a renovation of Coyote Stadium. The updated facility will be ready in Fall 2018 as Anna ISD Stadium, with updated facades on at the entrances, new home stands and press box, and expanded visitor stands.

2019- Anna High School's expanded facility will open, bringing capacity up to 1350. 6th grade will move from Anna Middle School to the former ECC site. AMS will house grades 7-8.

2020- Anna ISD plans on having a bond election to support future growth.

2021- Elementary #4 will open.

2022- Anna High Schools's second expansion will open, bringing capacity up to 1800. Middle School #2 will open, allowing both schools to house grades 6-8.

Additional funded projects with no timeline are a new transportation facility, land purchases (ES #5, 6, & 7; MS #3 & 4; HS #2), and expansions to the Ag Barn and AMS.

At build-out, Anna ISD will have four 1800-capacity high schools, eight 750-capacity middle schools, and sixteen 750-capacity elementary schools.

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010–11 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $504,279,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.050 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.[6] No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012.[7] 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: Academically Acceptable
  • 2008: Academically Acceptable
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Recognized

Schools[edit]

In the 2017-18 school year the district had students in six schools.[1]

Regular instructional
Alternative instructional
  • Special Program Center (Credit Recovery and Disciplinary Alternative Education Program)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Anna ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  3. ^ https://www.texasisd.com/pages/supersearch-page/superintendent-search-anna-isd-hires-new-superintendent
  4. ^ a b "Anna High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  5. ^ a b c "Texas Accountability System District Ratings for 2004 through 2011". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2 July 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  6. ^ "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.
  7. ^ "Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 24 August 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  8. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Schools Recognized 1982–83 Through 1999–2002 (PDF) Archived 2008-11-10 at the Wayback Machine.

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