Ballinger Independent School District

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Ballinger Independent School District
Location
802 Conda Ave.
Ballinger, Texas[2]

ESC Region 15[1]

USA
Coordinates31°45′6″N 99°58′20″W / 31.75167°N 99.97222°W / 31.75167; -99.97222
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentWill Brewer[1]
Schools4 (2009-10)[2]
District ID4809300[2]
Students and staff
Students988 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers86.23 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio11.92 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 2A Football Division II[3]
District mascotBearcats[4]
Colors          Red, Black[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Academically Acceptable[5]
WebsiteBallinger ISD

Ballinger Independent School District is a public school district based in Ballinger, Texas (USA) that serves students in southern Runnels County.

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $244,896,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.117 and the bond tax rate was $0.000 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievement[edit]

In 2011, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[5] Forty-nine 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: Academically Acceptable
  • 2010: Recognized
  • 2009: Academically Unacceptable
  • 2008: Recognized
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Recognized

Schools[edit]

In the 2011-2012 school year, Ballinger ISD had four schools.[1]

Regular instructional
  • Ballinger High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Ballinger Junior High School (Grades 6-8)
  • Ballinger Elementary School (Grades Pre-K through 5)
Alternative instructional
  • Fairview Accelerated (Grades 7-12)

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 Ballinger ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
  3. ^ "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Ballinger High School Football". 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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