Blooming Grove Independent School District

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Blooming Grove Independent School District
Location
Blooming Grove, Texas
ESC Region 12 [1]
USA
District information
Type Independent school district
Grades Pre-K through 12
Superintendent Michael Baldree [1]
Schools 4 (2009-10) [2]
District ID 4810470[2]
Students and staff
Students 836 (2010-11) [1]
Teachers 64.08 (2009-10) [2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio 12.98 (2009-10) [2]
Athletic conference UIL Class 2A Football Division II [3]
District mascot Lions [4]
Colors           Royal Blue, White [4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12 Academically Acceptable[5]
Website Blooming Grove ISD

Blooming Grove Independent School District is a public school district based in Blooming Grove, Texas (USA). In addition to Blooming Grove, the district serves the cities of Barry and Emhouse as well as rural areas in west central Navarro County.

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $123,193,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.009 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: Recognized
  • 2008: Academically Acceptable
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable

Schools[edit]

In the school year 2011-2012, Blooming Grove ISD had students in four schools.[1]
Regular instructional

  • Blooming Grove High School (Grades 9-12),
  • Blooming Grove Junior High School (Grades 6-8)
  • Blooming Grove Elementary School (Grades PK-5)

DAEP instructional

  • Navarro County DAEP/ABC

Special programs[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Blooming Grove High School participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, football, and wrestling.[4] The school participates in the girls sports of basketball, softball, and volleyball.[4] For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Blooming Grove High School will play football in UIL Class 2A Division II.[3]

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