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Andrews Independent School District

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Grades  EE through 12
District ID  4808280
Schools  6 (2011–2012)
Student teacher ratio  14.56 (2011–2012)
Superintendent  Bobby Azam
Number of students  3,619 (2012–2013)
Color  Black, Gold
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Type  Public Independent school district
Teachers  234.33 (2011-12) (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Athletic conference  UIL Class 3A Football & Basketball
Motto  Where the Child Comes First
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Andrews Independent School District is a school district headquartered in Andrews, Texas, United States. Andrews ISD, which serves all of the city of Andrews and all of Andrews County, is served by the Educational Service Center Region 18.

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Map of Andrews Independent School District, TX, USA

Finances

As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $3,765,328,000. The maintenance tax rate was $0.106 and the bond tax rate was $0.012 per $100 of appraised valuation.

Academic achievement

In 2011, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency. Forty-nine percent of districts in Texas in 2011 received the same rating. No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012. 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

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

    In the 2011-2012 school year, the district had students in six schools.

    High schools
  • Andrews High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Middle schools
  • Andrews Middle School (Grades 6-8)
  • Elementary schools
  • Clearfork Elementary (Grades EE-1)
  • Devonian Elementary (Grades 2-3)
  • Underwood Elementary (Grades 4-5)
  • Unique features

    There are several features unique to the district. The middle school has a rare planetarium complete with telescope and opening-rotating dome roof. The high school has a large capacity football stadium named Mustang Bowl. Recent bonds passed have fixed up much of the AISD schools. For Andrews Middle School this includes new classrooms, band hall, and choir room. For Andrews High School this includes renovations to Mustang Bowl, renovation to the school theater, new baseball and softball fields, and a multimillion-dollar performance center containing a large 2-tier pro-style basketball court, swimming pool, separate diving pool, and a large concert hall. This center, when complete, will be one of the largest and most expensive in Texas. As well there has been new playground equipment for elementary schools and other minor improvements.

    References

    Andrews Independent School District Wikipedia


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