Avery Independent School District

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Avery Independent School District
Location
150 San Antonio St.
Avery, Texas[2]

ESC Region 8[1]

USA
Coordinates33°33′9″N 94°47′12″W / 33.55250°N 94.78667°W / 33.55250; -94.78667
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentKelly Burns[1]
Schools3 (2009-10)[2]
District ID4809060[2]
Students and staff
Students737 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers34.74 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio11.92 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 1A Basketball Division I[3]
District mascotBulldogs[4]
Colors          Maroon, White[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Recognized[5]
WebsiteAvery ISD

Avery Independent School District is a public school district based in Red River County, Avery, Texas (USA).

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $44,747,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.000 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: Recognized
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable

Schools[edit]

In the 2011-2012 school year, the district operated three schools.[1]

  • Avery High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Avery Middle School (Grades 5-8)
  • Avery Elementary School (Grades PK-4)

Special programs[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Avery High School participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, and wrestling.[4] The school participates in the girls sports of basketball, softball, and volleyball.[4] For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Avery High School will play basketball in UIL Class 1A Division I.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Avery ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
  3. ^ a b "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d "Avery High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 18 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 18 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 18 August 2012.
  7. ^ "Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 24 August 2012. Retrieved 18 August 2012.

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