Glasscock County Independent School District

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Glasscock County Independent School District
Location
Garden City
Texas
United States
District information
SuperintendentSteve Long
School boardGlasscock County ISD School Board
Students and staff
Enrollment308
Faculty33.6 (on FTE basis)
Student-teacher ratio9.17:1
District mascotBearkats/Ladykats
Other information
Websitegckats

Glasscock County Independent School District is a public school district located in Garden City, Texas, U.S. The district educates about 300 students in two schools.

Glasscock County ISD is the home of the Bearkats and Ladykats. Their school colors are red, black, and white. The football team won the 2009 Division I six-man football championship; the title game (against Strawn, a state six-man powerhouse in its own right) set several state championship records for a six-man contest: [1]

  • Most points scored in a title game by the winning team (122 by Garden City), the losing team (88 by Strawn) and total (210)
  • Most points scored in a quarter (84 in the second quarter) and a half (116 in the first half)

In 2007, Glasscock County High School earned a Bronze Medal rank in the U.S. News/SchoolMatters Best High School ratings.[2]

In 2009, the school district was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[3]

Schools[edit]

School Grades Enrollment
Glasscock County Elementary School PK – 6 169
Glasscock County High School 7 – 12 139

Special programs[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Garden City High School plays six-man football.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dave Campbell's Winter 2010 Texas Football edition, p. 92
  2. ^ "Glasscock County High School". Best High Schools. U.S. News and World Report. Archived from the original on 2008-02-03. Retrieved 2008-03-31.
  3. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.