Argyle Independent School District

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Argyle Independent School District
Location
800 Eagle Dr.
Argyle, Texas[2]

ESC Region 11[1]

USA
Coordinates33°6′28″N 97°11′16″W / 33.10778°N 97.18778°W / 33.10778; -97.18778
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentDr. Telena Wright[1]
Schools5 (2009-10)[2]
District ID4808670[2]
Students and staff
Students1,843 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers120.36 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio14.87 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 4A Football[3]
District mascotEagles[4]
Colors               Red, Black, White[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Recognized[5]
WebsiteArgyle ISD

Argyle Independent School District is a public school district based in Argyle, Texas (USA). The district operates one high school, Argyle High School.

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $1,032,239,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.040 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: Exemplary
  • 2009: Recognized
  • 2008: Academically Acceptable
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Recognized
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable

Schools[edit]

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

Regular instructional
  • Argyle High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Argyle Middle School (Grades 6-8)
  • Argyle Intermediate School (Grades 4-5)
  • Hilltop Elementary School (Grades PreK-3)
Alternative instructional
  • Denton County JJAEP (Grades 6-12)

Special programs[edit]

Clubs[edit]

The school features a newspaper operated by students called The Talon.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Argyle ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  3. ^ "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Argyle High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 17 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 17 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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