Skidmore-Tynan Independent School District

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Skidmore-Tynan ISD is a school district which serves Skidmore and Tynan, Texas (USA). The district is home to three schools: Skidmore-Tynan High School, Skidmore-Tynan Junior High School, and Skidmore-Tynan Elementary School.

The Superintendent of Schools is Dr. Randy Hoyer, Ed.D.

S-T ISD has been recognized both statewide and nationwide because of outstanding performance, strong attendance and low truancy, and low drop-out rates[citation needed]. S-T ISD is a nationally recognized No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon Campus.

Flags unique to the school district, shown here flying at a football game.

The district occupies approximately 268 square miles (694 square km), mostly in southern half of Bee County. The District, which is dependent on the oil/gas industry, farming, and ranching for its revenues, has an ethnic population of approximately 60% Hispanic and 40% Anglo.

In 2009, the school district was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[1]

Skidmore-Tynan High School[edit]

Principal: Paul "Hank" Looney III

Skidmore-Tynan High School serves Grade 9 through Grade 12. Skidmore-Tynan participates in numerous activities mostly as part of University Interscholastic League in District 31 2A.

Skidmore-Tynan Junior High School[edit]

Principal: Dana Scott

Skidmore-Tynan Junior High School serves the 6th through the 8th grades. It offers activities in beginner band and art, and has a handful of organizations including student council, spirit groups and both athletic and academic UIL programs.

The junior high was a TEA recognized campus in 2002 and an exemplary campus in 2003. Skidmore-Tynan Junior High is currently a TEA recognized campus for the 2006-2007 school year.

Skidmore-Tynan Elementary[edit]

Principal: Emilia Dominguez

Skidmore-Tynan Elementary serves Pre-K, Kindergarten, and first through fifth grades. This campus received national honors in 2003 when they were awarded the Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education [2]

Our elementary has also been a TEA exemplary campus for two consecutive years in 2002-2003 and 2003-2004. S-T Elementary has also received the Texas School of Excellence Award and the TEA Distinguished School Award.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.
  2. ^ Microsoft Word - list-2003.doc

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