Castleberry Independent School District

Castleberry Independent School District is a public school district located in River Oaks, Texas, United States. The district's boundaries contain River Oaks and majority of the city of Sansom Park. The district covers an area around 5.438 sq mi,[5] placing it among the smallest (in geographic size) public school districts in Texas.

Castleberry Independent School District
5228 Ohio Garden Road[1]
Region 11
United States
District information
MottoInspire, Empower, Innovate [4]
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentRenee Smith-Faulkner[2]
Governing agencyTexas Education Agency
NCES District ID4813170[3]
Students and staff
ColorsScarlet Red and Columbia/Light Blue
Other information

Castleberry ISD is located five miles west of downtown Fort Worth, in a densely populated community covering an area of approximately 5.438 sq mi,[5]. The district includes the City of River Oaks (pop. 7,646), a large portion of Sansom Park (pop. 5,454), and a small portion of the City of Fort Worth.* Castleberry ISD is bound on the west and the south by the Trinity River, on the east by Fort Worth, and the north by Lake Worth.[6]

In 2009, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[7]

Schools edit

High school edit

Middle school edit

  • Irma Marsh Middle School/IMMS (grades 6–8)

Elementary schools edit

  • A.V. Cato Elementary School/A.V. Cato (prekindergarten-grade 5)
  • Castleberry Elementary School/CES (prekindergarten-grade 5)
  • Joy James Academy of Leadership (prekindergarten-grade 5)

Alternative schools edit

  • REACH High School (grades 9–12)
  • TRUCE Learning Center (grades 6–12)

Students edit

Academics edit

STAAR - Percent at Level II Satisfactory Standard or Above (Sum of All Grades Tested)[8]
Subject Castleberry ISD Region 11 State of Texas
Reading 66% 76% 73%
Mathematics 70% 78% 76%
Writing 66% 72% 69%
Science 71% 81% 79%
Soc. Studies 76% 80% 77%
All Tests 69% 77% 75%

Local region and statewide averages on standardized tests typically exceed the average scores of students in Castleberry. In 2015-2016 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) results, 69% of students in Castleberry ISD met Level II Satisfactory standards, compared with 77% in Region 11 and 75% in the state.[8] The average SAT score of the class of 2015 was 1300, and the average ACT score was 19.0.[8]

Demographics edit

In the 2015–2016 school year, the school district had a total of 4,044 students, ranging from early childhood education and prekindergarten through grade 12. The class of 2015 included 188 graduates; the annual drop-out rate across grades 9-12 was 1.8%.[8]

As of the 2015–2016 school year, the ethnic distribution of the school district was 76.7% Hispanic, 20.4% White, 1.1% African American, 0.3% American Indian, 0.2% Asian, and 1.1% from two or more races. Economically disadvantaged students made up 84.0% of the student body.[8]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d "CASTLEBERRY ISD | Profile | Explore Texas Schools".
  2. ^ "Superintendent Update". February 7, 2022. Retrieved February 17, 2022.
  3. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Castleberry Isd". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved January 19, 2017.
  4. ^ "District Overview".
  5. ^ a b "Castleberry ISD Overview". Castleberry ISD. Archived from the original on November 15, 2015. Retrieved November 12, 2015.
  6. ^ "District Overview". Retrieved 2024-02-05.
  7. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.
  8. ^ a b c d e "2015-16 Texas Academic Performance Report, CASTLEBERRY ISD". Texas Education Agency. Retrieved January 19, 2017.

External links edit