Brackett Independent School District

Brackett Independent School District is a public school district based in Brackettville, Texas (USA). The district's boundaries parallel that of Kinney County. The district operates one high school, Bracket High School.

Brackett Independent School District
400 Ann St.
Brackettville, Texas[2]

ESC Region 20[1]

Coordinates29°19′2″N 100°24′45″W / 29.31722°N 100.41250°W / 29.31722; -100.41250
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentRobert Westbrook[1]
Schools4 (2009-10)[2]
NCES District ID4811070[2]
Students and staff
Students614 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers53.39 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student–teacher ratio11.19(2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 1A Football Division I[3]
District mascotTigers[4]
Colors    Black, Gold[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Recognized[5]
WebsiteBrackett ISD


As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $165,975,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.000 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

As of 2007, the Texas State Energy Conservation Office awards Brackett ISD money due to the colonias served by the district.[6]

Academic achievementEdit

In 2011, the school district was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[5] Thirty-five percent of districts in Texas in 2011 received the same rating.[7] No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012.[8] 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[5]

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


In the 2011-2012 school year, the district operated three schools.[1]

  • Brackett High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Brackett Junior High School (Grades 6-8)
  • Jones Elementary/Intermediate School (Grades PK-5)

Special programsEdit


Brackett High School participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, football, golf, track, cross country, and tennis.[4] The school participates in the girls sports of basketball, softball, volleyball, track, cross country, tennis, and golf.[4] For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Brackett High School will play football in UIL Class 1A Division I.[3] The name of the school mascot is Rajah The Tiger.[citation needed]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Brackett ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  3. ^ a b "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d "Brackett High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  5. ^ a b c "Texas Accountability System District Ratings for 2004 through 2011". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2 July 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  6. ^ "Colonias Projects". Texas State Energy Conservation Office. Archived from the original on 21 June 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  7. ^ "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 10 August 2012.
  8. ^ "Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 24 August 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012.

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