Brady Independent School District
|Brady Independent School District|
|1003 West 11th Street
ESC Region 15
|Type||Independent school district|
|Grades||Pre-K through 12|
|Students and staff|
|Teachers||118.30 (2009-10) (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)|
|Student-teacher ratio||10.75 (2009-10)|
|Athletic conference||UIL Class 2A Football Division I|
|Colors||Black, Vegas Gold|
|TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12||Recognized|
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.
As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $350,855,000. The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.033 per $100 of appraised valuation.
In 2011, the school district was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency. Thirty-five percent of districts in Texas in 2011 received the same rating. No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012. 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
- 2011: Recognized
- 2010: Recognized
- 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 four schools.
- 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)
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. The other instance was in 1988 when Converse Judson was awarded the Class AAAAA championship over Dallas Carter.
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- Dave Campbell's Texas Football, 2008 edition, page 362