Brackett Independent School District

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Brackett Independent School District
Location
400 Ann St.
Brackettville, Texas[2]

ESC Region 20[1]
USA
Coordinates 29°19′2″N 100°24′45″W / 29.31722°N 100.41250°W / 29.31722; -100.41250
District information
Type Independent school district
Grades Pre-K through 12
Superintendent Robert Westbrook[1]
Schools 4 (2009-10)[2]
District ID 4811070[2]
Students and staff
Students 614 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers 53.39 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio 11.19(2009-10)[2]
Athletic conference UIL Class 1A Football Division I[3]
District mascot Tigers[4]
Colors           Black, Gold[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12 Recognized[5]
Website Brackett ISD

Brackett Independent School District is a public school district based in Brackettville, Texas (USA). The district's boundaries parallel that of Kinney County. The district operates one high school, Bracket High School.

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $165,975,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.000 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

As of 2007, the Texas State Energy Conservation Office awards Brackett ISD money due to the colonias served by the district.[6]

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.[7] No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012.[8] 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: Recognized
  • 2009: Recognized
  • 2008: Academically Acceptable
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Recognized

Schools[edit]

In the 2011-2012 school year, the district operated three schools.[1]

  • Brackett High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Brackett Junior High School (Grades 6-8)
  • Jones Elementary/Intermediate School (Grades PK-5)

Special programs[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Brackett High School participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, football, golf, track, cross country, and tennis.[4] The school participates in the girls sports of basketball, softball, volleyball, track, cross country, tennis, and golf.[4] For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Brackett High School will play football in UIL Class 1A Division I.[3] The name of the school mascot is Rajah The Tiger.[citation needed]

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 Brackett ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Brackett 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. ^ "Colonias Projects". Texas State Energy Conservation Office. Archived from the original on 21 June 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "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. 
  8. ^ "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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