Iola Independent School District

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The Iola Independent School District is a public school district based in Iola, Texas, United States. The district serves Iola and unincorporated areas in northwestern Grimes County.

Schools[edit]

The Iola Independent School District operates two schools – Iola Elementary School (grades PK-6) and Iola High School [1] (grades 7-12). Both schools as well as the district's administrative offices are housed on a single campus at the corner of FM 39 and Fort Worth Street.

In September 2009, Iola Elementary School was declared a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education.[1]

Student demographics[edit]

As of the 2008-2009 school year, Iola ISD enrolled a total of 497 students.[2] The gender distribution was 230 males (46.3%) and 267 females (53.7%).[3] The ethnic composition of the district was 85.71% White, 10.87% Hispanic, and 3.42% African American.[2] 45.1% of the district's students were considered economically disadvantaged[4] with 26.0% classified as "At-Risk."

Historic district enrollment[edit]

In 1965 the school had 235 students in all 12 grades in one building. Of the students, 85 were high school students.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mumford & Iola Elementary Schools Receive Blue Ribbon Status". KBTX.com. 2009-09-15. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Ethnicity Totals by District for District: 093903 (IOLA ISD)". 2008-2009 Student Enrollment Reports. Texas Education Agency, Information Analysis Division. 2009-02-06. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  3. ^ "Gender Totals by District for District: 093903 (IOLA ISD)". 2008-2009 Student Enrollment Reports. Texas Education Agency, Information Analysis Division. 2009-02-06. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  4. ^ "Totals by District for District: 093903 (IOLA ISD)". 2008-2009 Students Economically Disadvantaged. Texas Education Agency, Information Analysis Division. 2009-02-10. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  5. ^ a b "Annual Performance Report Archives: 1988-89 and 1989-90". Texas Education Agency. 2006-03-01. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  6. ^ a b c "AEIS Archives: 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93". Texas Education Agency. 2004-10-24. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Academic Excellence Indicator System". Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  8. ^ Justice, Blair. (column "The Human Side of Science") Houston Post. Sunday May 2, 1965. Perspective Page 5. Available via microfilm from the Houston Public Library Central Library Jesse H. Jones Building.

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