Brady Independent School District

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Brady Independent School District
Location
1003 West 11th Street
Brady, Texas[2]

ESC Region 15[1]

USA
Coordinates31°8′9″N 99°20′6″W / 31.13583°N 99.33500°W / 31.13583; -99.33500
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentJohnny Clawson[1]
Schools5 (2009-10)[2]
District ID4811110[2]
Students and staff
Students1,261 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers118.30 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio10.75 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 2A Football Division I[3]
District mascotBulldogs[4]
Colors          Black, Vegas Gold[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Recognized[5]
WebsiteBrady ISD

Brady Independent School District is a public school district based in Brady, Texas (USA). In addition to Brady, the district also serves the town of Melvin. Located in McCulloch County, a small portion of Brady ISD extends into eastern Concho County.

Finances[edit]

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $350,855,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.033 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: 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 four schools.[1]

Regular instructional
  • Brady High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Brady Middle (Grades 6-8)
  • Brady Elementary (Grades PK-5)
Alternative instructional
  • Alternative Education Program (Grades 6-12)

Athletics[edit]

Brady was awarded the 1959 Class AA state football championship via forfeit over Stamford (the actual score was 19-14 Stamford). This was the first and, as of 2008, one of only two instances where a Texas state football championship was awarded via forfeit.[8] The other instance was in 1988 when Converse Judson was awarded the Class AAAAA championship over Dallas Carter.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Brady ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  3. ^ "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Brady High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 11 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 11 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 11 August 2012.
  7. ^ "Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 24 August 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  8. ^ Dave Campbell's Texas Football, 2008 edition, page 362

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