Jonesboro Independent School District

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Jonesboro Independent School District is a public school district based in the community of Jonesboro, Texas (USA).

Located in Coryell County, small portions of the district extend into Hamilton and Bosque counties.

In February 2015 the district had 178 students. In February 2015 the Texas Education Agency ordered Jonesboro ISD to close permanently in July. It had received below standard academic ratings for the prior six years.[1] Jonesboro ISD began seeking an informal review in order to prevent its closure.[2] Superintendent Matt Dossey stated that he did not anticipate any permanent closure of the district.[3]

Academic achievement[edit]

In 2009, the school district was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[4]

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Athletics[edit]

Jonesboro High School plays six-man football.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Stewart, Natalie. "Texas Education Agency orders Jonesboro ISD to close its doors in July" (Archive). Killeen Daily Herald. Tuesday February 10, 2015. Retrieved on January 18, 2016.
  2. ^ Griffin, Courtney. "Jonesboro ISD seeks review to prevent closure" (Archive). Killeen Daily Herald. Thursday February 12, 2015. Retrieved on January 18, 2016.
  3. ^ Partain, Lauren. "Jonesboro ISD Files Request For Review In Response To Close Order" (Archive). KWTX. Monday February 9, 2015. Retrieved on January 18, 2016.
  4. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.

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