Aquilla Independent School District

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Aquilla Independent School District
404 N Richards
Aquilla, Texas[2]

ESC Region 12[1]

Coordinates31°51′16″N 97°13′7″W / 31.85444°N 97.21861°W / 31.85444; -97.21861Coordinates: 31°51′16″N 97°13′7″W / 31.85444°N 97.21861°W / 31.85444; -97.21861
District information
TypeIndependent school district
MottoRight Here ... Right Now, Exemplary Bound!
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentDavid Edison[1]
Schools2 (2009-10)[2]
District ID4808520[2]
Students and staff
Students263 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers20.93 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio11.32 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 1A 6-man Football Division I[3]
District mascotCougars[4]
Colors          Orange, White[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Recognized[5]
WebsiteAquilla ISD

Aquilla Independent School District is a public school district based in Aquilla, Texas (USA). The district operates one high school, Aquilla High School, that serves students in grades pre-kindergarten through twelve.


As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $52,154,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.117 and the bond tax rate was $0.007 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: Exemplary
  • 2008: Exemplary
  • 2007: Recognized
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Recognized


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

  • Aquilla School (Grades PK-12)
  • Hill County JJAEP (Grades 6-12)

Special programs[edit]


Aquilla High School participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, and football.[4] The school participates in the girls sport of basketball.[4] For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Aquilla High School will play six-man football in Class 1A 6-man Football Division I.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Aquilla ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  3. ^ a b "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d "Aquilla High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 16 July 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 16 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.

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