Bonham Independent School District

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Bonham Independent School District
Location
1005 Chestnut St.
Bonham, Texas[2]

ESC Region 10[1]

United States
Coordinates33°34′59″N 96°10′36″W / 33.58306°N 96.17667°W / 33.58306; -96.17667
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentMarvin Beaty[1]
Schools6 (2009-10)[2]
District ID4810800[2]
Students and staff
Students1,927 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers158.95 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio12.30 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 4A Football & Basketball[3]
District mascotWarriors[4]
Colors          Purple and white[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Academically Acceptable[5]
WebsiteBonham ISD

Bonham Independent School District is a public school district based in Bonham, Texas, United States. In addition to Bonham, the district also serves the cities of Bailey and Ravenna.

The district operates one high school, Bonham High School.

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $539,384,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.008 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievement[edit]

In 2011, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[5] 49% 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]

  • 2013: Met Standard
  • 2012: No Rating Given
  • 2011: Academically Acceptable
  • 2010: Recognized
  • 2009: Academically Acceptable
  • 2008: Academically Acceptable
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable

Schools[edit]

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

Regular instructional[edit]

  • Bonham High School (grades 9-12)
  • L.H. Rather Junior High School (grades 7-8)
  • I.W. Evans Intermediate School (grades 4-6)
  • Finley-Oates Elementary School (grades K-3)
  • Fannin County Head Start (pre-K)

DAEP instructional[edit]

  • Special Assignment Center (grades 5-12)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Bonham ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  3. ^ "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Bonham High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 10 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 10 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 10 August 2012.
  7. ^ "Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 24 August 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012.

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