Blum Independent School District

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Blum Independent School District
Blum, TX
ESC Region 12[1]

District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentElsa Scott[1]
Schools3 (2009-10)[2]
District ID4810650[2]
Students and staff
Students358 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers34.43 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio10.89 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 1A 6-man Football Division I[3]
District mascotBobcats[4]
Colors          Green, Gold[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Recognized[5]
WebsiteBlum ISD

Blum Independent School District is a public school district based in Blum, Texas, United States. The district operates one high school, Blum High School.


As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $136,883,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.117 and the bond tax rate was $0.021 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: Academically Acceptable
  • 2008: Academically Acceptable
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable


In the 2011-2012 school year, the district had students in three schools.[1]
Regular instructional

  • Blum High School (Grades 6-12)
  • Blum Elementary School (Grades PK-5).

JJAEP instructional

  • Hill County JJAEP

Special programs[edit]


Blum High School participates in the boys' sports of baseball, basketball, football, and wrestling.[4] The school participates in the girls' sports of basketball, and volleyball.[4] For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Blum High School played six-man football in UIL Class 1A 6-man Football Division I.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 5 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Blum ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 5 August 2012.
  3. ^ a b "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 5 August 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d "Blum High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 5 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 5 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 5 August 2012.
  7. ^ "Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 24 August 2012. Retrieved 5 August 2012.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°08′19″N 97°23′49″W / 32.1386512°N 97.3969271°W / 32.1386512; -97.3969271