Weatherford Independent School District

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Weatherford Independent School District
Location
Weatherford, TX
Region 11

USA
District information
TypePublic
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentJeffrey M. Hanks, Ph.D.[1]
Governing agencyTexas Education Agency
District ID4844800[2]
Students and staff
Students7,840[3]
Teachers521.0[3]
Staff977.3[3]
Other information
MascotKangaroos
Websitehttp://www.weatherfordisd.com/

Weatherford Independent School District is a public school district based in Weatherford, Texas (USA).

In addition to Weatherford, the district serves most of Hudson Oaks as well as portions of Willow Park and Annetta North.

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

Schools[edit]

High schools[edit]

Middle schools[edit]

  • Grades 6-8
    • Shirley A. Hall Middle School
    • Joe M. Tison Middle School

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Grades K-5
    • Stephen F. Austin Elementary School
    • Raymond E. Curtis Elementary School
    • Bose Ikard Elementary School
    • Mary Martin Elementary School
  • Grades PK-5
    • David Crockett Elementary School
    • Juan Seguin Elementary School
    • Bill W. Wright Elementary School

Students[edit]

Academics[edit]

STAAR - Percent at Level II Satisfactory Standard or Above (Sum of All Grades Tested)[3]
Subject Weatherford ISD Region 11 State of Texas
Reading 75% 76% 73%
Mathematics 76% 78% 76%
Writing 71% 72% 69%
Science 81% 81% 79%
Soc. Studies 85% 80% 77%
All Tests 77% 77% 75%

Students in Weatherford typically perform close to local region and statewide averages on standardized tests. In 2015-2016 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) results, 77% of students in Lake Worth ISD met Level II Satisfactory standards, compared with 77% in Region 11 and 75% in the state of Texas.[3] The average SAT score of the class of 2015 was 1478, and the average ACT score was 21.3.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2015-2016 school year, the school district had a total of 7,840 students, ranging from early childhood education and pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The class of 2015 included 520 graduates; the annual drop-out rate across grades 9-12 was 0.0%.[3]

As of the 2015-2016 school year, the ethnic distribution of the school district was 69.1% White, 24.5% Hispanic, 2.4% African American, 0.6% Asian, 0.5% American Indian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, and 2.9% from two or more races. Economically disadvantaged students made up 41.7% of the student body.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Superintendent's Office
  2. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Weatherford Isd". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "2015-16 Texas Academic Performance Report, WEATHERFORD ISD". Texas Education Agency. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  4. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.

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