Arp Independent School District

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

Arp Independent School District
101 Toney Dr.
Arp, Texas
ESC Region 7[1]
Coordinates32°13′43″N 95°3′25″W / 32.22861°N 95.05694°W / 32.22861; -95.05694
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentShannon Arrington
Students and staff
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 2A Football Division II[2]
District mascotTigers[3]
Colors    Maroon, White[3]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Recognized[4]
WebsiteArp ISD

Finances Edit

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $369,413,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.023 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievement Edit

In 2011, the school district was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[4] Forty-nine percent of districts in Texas in 2011 received the same rating.[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[4]

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

Schools Edit

In the 2011-2012 school year, the district had students in four schools.[1]

Regular instructional
  • Arp High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Arp Junior High (Grades 6-8)
  • Arp Elementary School (Headstart & Grades PK-5)
JJAEP instructional
  • Smith County JJAEP (Grades 6-12)

Special programs Edit

Athletics Edit

Arp High School participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, football, and wrestling.[3] The school participates in the girls sports of basketball, softball, and volleyball.[3] For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Arp High School will play football in UIL Class 2A Division II.[2]

Notable people Edit

The late Everett Doerge, a Louisiana state representative from Webster Parish from 1992 to 1998, began his teaching career in Arp about 1960.[citation needed] So did his wife and legislative successor, Jean M. Doerge of Minden, Louisiana.[citation needed]

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ a b c d "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 February 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d "Arp High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  4. ^ a b c "Texas Accountability System District Ratings for 2004 through 2011". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2 July 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  5. ^ "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.

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