Garner Independent School District

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Garner Independent School District
Location
Garner, Texas, USA
Region 11

USA
District information
TypePublic
MottoWhere the best begins
GradesPre-K through 8
SuperintendentRebecca Hallmark[1]
Governing agencyTexas Education Agency
District ID4820370[2]
Students and staff
Students178[3]
Teachers17.0[3]
Staff30.8[3]
Other information
WebsiteGarner ISD

Garner Independent School District is a public school district based in the community of Garner, Texas (USA). Garner is the only school district in Parker County that teaches prekindergarten through 8th grade, and students must go to other districts to complete high school. The district has one school – Garner School – and about half of the school's students have transferred to Garner from nearby school districts.[4]

In 2009, the school district was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[5]

Students[edit]

Academics[edit]

STAAR - Percent at Level II Satisfactory Standard or Above (Sum of All Grades Tested)[3]
Subject Garner ISD Region 11 State of Texas
Reading 86% 76% 73%
Mathematics 78% 78% 76%
Writing 81% 72% 69%
Science 79% 81% 79%
Soc. Studies 92% 80% 77%
All Tests 82% 77% 75%

Students in Brock typically outperform local region and statewide averages on standardized tests. In 2015-2016 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) results, 82% of students in Brock ISD met Level II Satisfactory standards, compared with 77% in Region 11 and 75% in the state of Texas.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2015-2016 school year, the school district had a total of 178 students, ranging from pre-kindergarten through grade 8. As of the 2015-2016 school year, the ethnic distribution of the school district was 77.5% White, 19.7% Hispanic, 0.6% African American, 0.6% Asian, 0.0% American Indian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, and 1.7% from two or more races. Economically disadvantaged students made up 46.6% of the student body.[3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ District Staff - GARNER ISD
  2. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Garner Isd". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved March 6, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "2015-16 Texas Academic Performance Report, GARNER ISD". Texas Education Agency. Retrieved March 6, 2017.
  4. ^ "About - GARNER ISD". Garner ISD. Retrieved March 6, 2017.
  5. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.

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