Booker Independent School District

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Booker Independent School District
Location
Booker, Texas
ESC Region 16[1]

USA
Coordinates36°26′55″N 100°32′20″W / 36.44861°N 100.53889°W / 36.44861; -100.53889
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentDr. Brian Holt [1]
Schools2 (2009-10)[2]
District ID4810830[2]
Students and staff
Students394 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers39.39 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio9.90 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 2A Football Division II[3]
District mascotKiowas[4]
Colors          Maroon, White[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2013-14Met Standard[5]
WebsiteBooker ISD

Booker Independent School District is a public school district based in Booker, Texas (USA). Located in Lipscomb County, a small portion of the district extends into Ochiltree County. The district operates one high school, Booker High School.

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $252,857,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.112 and the bond tax rate was $0.000 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievement[edit]

Between 2004 and 2011 a school district in Texas could 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). No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012.[6] As of 2013 TEA changed the ratings based on new EOC exams to Met Standard or Improvement Required.

Historical district TEA accountability ratings[7]

  • 2014: Met Standard [8]
  • 2013: Met Standard [9]
  • 2011: Recognized
  • 2010: Academically Acceptable
  • 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 operated two campuses.[1]

Other information[edit]

In 2011, superintendent Michael Lee forbid an Al Jazeera TV crew from reporting at a Booker High School's football game.[10]

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 "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Booker 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 "Booker High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  5. ^ "2014 Accountability Report" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-07-21. Retrieved 2015-07-18.
  6. ^ "Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 24 August 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  7. ^ TEA District Ratings for 2004-2011 Archived 2012-07-02 at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ "2014 Accountability Report" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-07-21. Retrieved 2015-07-18.
  9. ^ "2013 Accountability Report" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-07-21. Retrieved 2015-07-18.
  10. ^ Welcome to Texas! Unless you're Al Jazeera Archived September 5, 2011, at the Wayback Machine., Response to Al Jazeera Archived 2011-09-17 at the Wayback Machine.

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