An independent school district (ISD) is a type of school district in some US states for primary and secondary education that operates as an entity independent and separate from any municipality, county, or state. As such, the administrative leadership of such districts is selected from within the district itself and has no direct responsibility ...
Minnesota — Per Minnesota Statute 120A.05, "Independent" denotes any school district validly created and existing as an independent, consolidated, joint independent, county or a ten or more township district as of July 1, 1957, or pursuant to the Education Code.
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Austin Independent School District is a school district based in the city of Austin, Texas, United States. Established in 1881, the district serves most of the City of Austin and surrounding towns, the City of Sunset Valley, the Village of San Leanna, and unincorporated areas in Travis County. The district operates 129 schools including 84 elementary schools, 19 middle schools, and 17 high schools. As of 2013 AISD covers 172.4 square miles of land within the City of Austin, making up 54.1% of th
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, Recognized, Academically Acceptable, and Academically Unacceptable.
Like other Texas public school districts, AISD is funded through a combination of local property taxes, general state revenues, and federal education funds. The district also funds some facilities construction and improvements through the issuance of debt by bond elections; AISD's most recent bond election was in 2017.
In the 1970s white flight to Westlake and other suburbs of Austin that were majority white began. In 1970 the student body of AISD was 65% non-Hispanic white. In the late 1970s the student body was 57% non-Hispanic white, 26% Hispanic and Latino, and 15% African-American. Until 1978 AISD categorized Hispanics and Latinos as "white" so they could integrate them with African-Americans while leaving non-Hispanic whites out of integration. That year it was forced to integrate Hispanics and non-Hispa
Akins High School Austin High School Crockett High School LASA & LBJ High School McCallum High School William B. Travis High School The following high schools cover grades 9 to 12, unless otherwise noted. Zoned high schools
The Katy Independent School District (KISD) is a public school district based in Katy, Texas, United States with an enrollment of over 85,700 students. As of August 2009, the district was rated as "Recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.
- Pre-K – 12
- Ken Gregorski
La Marque Independent School District (LMISD) was a public school district based in La Marque, Texas, in the Houston metropolitan area. In addition to much of La Marque, the district served portions of Texas City and Tiki Island. As of July 1, 2016 it consolidated into the Texas City Independent School District
Wilmer-Hutchins Independent School District (WHISD) was a school district in southern Dallas County, Texas serving the cities of Wilmer and Hutchins, a portion of Dallas (the district was last headquartered at 3820 East Illinois Avenue in Dallas ), and a small portion of Lancaster. The district served urban, suburban, and rural areas.
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Alief Independent School District is a school district that is based in southwest Houston, Texas, United States.. Alief ISD, which covers 36.6 square miles (94.8 km 2) of land, covers a small portion of southwest Houston and parts of unincorporated Harris County.
- Pre-K through 12
- 45,768 (2010-11)
- 46 (2009-10)
- H. Chambers
North Forest Independent School District (NFISD) was a school district in northeast Houston, Texas. Established in the early 1920s in a low-income white area, it later became majority-black and black-run. The district had a history of financial and academic issues from the late 1980s until 2013.
The Carroll Independent School District (Carroll ISD) is an independent PK-12 school district serving the majority of the city of Southlake, Texas and portions of northwest Grapevine, far northern Colleyville, and eastern Westlake. The administrative building is located at 2400 North Carroll Avenue at the intersection of Dove Road and Carroll ...
Beaumont Independent School District is a U.S. public school district serving Beaumont in Southeast Texas.The district originated in the annexation of the former Beaumont ISD by the South Park Independent School District after its trustees voted in 1983 to dissolve it as the culmination of a struggle over desegregation of both districts.