Avinger Independent School District

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Avinger Independent School District
245 Connor St.
Avinger, Texas[2]

ESC Region 8[1]

Coordinates32°54′8″N 94°33′42″W / 32.90222°N 94.56167°W / 32.90222; -94.56167
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesK through 12[2]
SuperintendentJacquelyn Smith[1]
Schools2 (2009-10)[2]
District ID4809090[2]
Students and staff
Students138 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers18.47 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio6.98 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 1A Basketball Division II[3]
District mascotIndians[4]
Colors          Maroon, White[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Recognized [5]
WebsiteAvinger ISD

Avinger Independent School District is a public school district based in Avinger, Texas (USA). The district is located in southwestern Cass County and extends into a portion of Marion County.


As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $51,670,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.117 and the bond tax rate was $0.011 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: Recognized
  • 2008: Recognized
  • 2007: Recognized
  • 2006: Recognized
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable


As of the 2011-2012 school year, the district had one school, Avinger School.[1] From at least 2004 through 2010, there was a separate Avinger Elementary School.[5]

Special programs[edit]


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

See also[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 f "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Avinger 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 "Avinger High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
  5. ^ a b c d "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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