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Amarillo Independent School District

Amarillo Independent School District is a school district that is based in the city of Amarillo, Texas, United States. Amarillo ISD covers about 70 square miles (180 km2) of land in Randall County and Potter County. In the 2009-2010 academic term, nearly 32,000 students were enrolled.

Amarillo Independent School District
Logo of Amarillo Independent School District
7200 I 40 W
Amarillo, Texas[2]

ESC Region 16[1]

USA
Coordinates35°11′16″N 101°55′2″W / 35.18778°N 101.91722°W / 35.18778; -101.91722
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentDr. Dana West[1]
Schools56 (2016-17)[2]
District ID4808130[2]
Students and staff
Students32,682 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers2,190.46 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio14.56 (2009-10)[2]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Academically Acceptable[3]
WebsiteAmarillo ISD

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FinancesEdit

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $7,244,290,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.108 and the bond tax rate was $0.009 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievementEdit

In 2011, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[3] Forty-nine percent of districts in Texas in 2011 received the same rating.[4] No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012.[5] A school district in Texas can receive one of four possible rankings from the Texas Education Agency: Exemplary (the highest possible ranking), Recognized, Academically Acceptable, and Academically Unacceptable (the lowest possible ranking).

Historical district TEA accountability ratings[3]

  • 2011: Academically Acceptable
  • 2010: Recognized
  • 2009: Academically Acceptable
  • 2008: Academically Acceptable
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable

List of schoolsEdit

High schoolsEdit

Specialized instructionEdit

  • Amarillo Area Center for Advanced Learning (AACAL)
  • Homebound
  • North Heights Alternative

Middle schoolsEdit

  • Austin Middle School
  • Bonham Middle School
  • Bowie Middle School
  • Bowie 6th Gtade Campus
  • Crockett Middle School
  • Lorenzo de Zavala Middle School (includes grades 5,6,7&8)
  • Fannin Middle School
  • Houston Middle School
  • Johnny N. Allen (6th Grade Only)
  • Mann Middle School
  • Travis Middle School
  • Travis 6th Grade Campus

Elementary schoolsEdit

  • Avondale Elementary
  • Belmar Elementary
  • Bivins Elementary
  • Carver Early Childhood Academy
  • Carver Elementary Academy
  • Coronado Elementary
  • Eastridge Elementary
  • Emerson Elementary
  • Forest Hill Elementary
  • Glenwood Elementary
  • Hamlet Elementary School
  • Humphrey's Highland Elementary
  • Lamar Elementary
  • Landergin Elementary
  • Lawndale Elementary
  • Lee Elementary
  • Mesa Verde Elementary
  • Oak Dale Elementary
  • Olsen Park Elementary
  • Paramount Terrace Elementary
  • Pleasant Valley Elementary
  • Puckett Elementary
  • Ridgecrest Elementary
  • Rogers Elementary
  • San Jacinto Elementary
  • Sanborn Elementary
  • Sleepy Hollow Elementary
  • South Georgia Elementary
  • South Lawn Elementary
  • Sunrise Elementary
  • Tradewind Elementary
  • Western Plateau Elementary
  • Whittier Elementary
  • Wills Elementary
  • Windsor Elementary
  • Wolflin Elementary
  • Woodlands Elementary

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Amarillo ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  3. ^ a b c "Texas Accountability System District Ratings for 2004 through 2011". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2 July 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Texas Accountability System Summary of Ratings for 2004 through 2011(as of November 2, 2011) District Ratings by Rating Category (including Charter Operators)". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 7 August 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 24 August 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  6. ^ a b "Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Schools Recognized 1982-1983 Through 1999-2002 (PDF)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 November 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-24.
  7. ^ a b "Microsoft Word - 2008-schools.doc" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 6 November 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-24.
  8. ^ a b c d "Microsoft Word - list-2003.doc" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 6 November 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-24.

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