Blanco Independent School District

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Blanco Independent School District
Location
Blanco, Texas
ESC Region 13 [1]

USA
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentBuck Ford [1]
Schools3 (2009-10) [2]
District ID4810320[2]
Students and staff
Students968 (2010-11) [1]
Teachers91.89 (2009-10) [2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio10.59 (2009-10) [2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 3A Division II [3]
District mascotPanthers [4]
Colors          Royal Blue, Gold [4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Academically Acceptable[5]
WebsiteBlanco ISD

Blanco Independent School District is a public school district based in Blanco, Texas (USA). Located in Blanco County, portions of the district extend into Kendall and Hays counties.

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $654,434,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.011 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 TEA accountability ratings [5]

  • 2011: Academically Acceptable
  • 2010: Recognized
  • 2009: Recognized
  • 2008: Academically Acceptable
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable

Schools[edit]

Special programs[edit]

Athletics[edit]

For the 2016 through 2018 school years, Blanco High School will play football in UIL Class 3A Division II.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Blanco ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  3. ^ a b "UIL Alignments" (PDF). University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Blanco High School Football". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 2012.
  7. ^ "Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 24 August 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  8. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Schools Recognized 1982-1983 Through 1999-2002 (PDF) Archived March 26, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 30°06′20″N 98°25′21″W / 30.1055717°N 98.4223944°W / 30.1055717; -98.4223944