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East Central Independent School District, Texas

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East Central Independent School District is a school district in Texas.

About the district

East Central Independent School District is located in Bexar County, Texas.
East Central Independent School District is located in Bexar County, Texas. The county seat of Bexar County is San Antonio. Bexar County is home to 1,714,773 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1]

Demographics

Bexar County underperformed in comparison to the rest of Texas in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 25.9 percent of Bexar County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 26.3 percent for Texas as a whole. The median household income in Bexar County was $49,141 compared to $51,563 for the state of Texas. The poverty rate in Bexar County was 17.8 percent compared to 17.4 percent for the entire state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2013[1]
Race Bexar County (%) Texas (%)
White 85.4 80.3
Black or African American 8.2 12.4
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.2 1.0
Asian 2.8 4.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2 0.1
Two or More Races 2.1 1.8
Hispanic or Latino 59.1 38.4

Presidential Voting Pattern, Bexar County[2]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote Other Vote
2012 264,856 241,617 7,208
2008 275,527 246,275 3,913
2004 210,976 260,698 3,640
2000 185,158 215,613 11,955

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[3][4]

Budget

The table below displays the budget for East Central Independent School District.[5]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2011-2012 $43,954,779 54.2% $14,152,440 17.5% $10,013,535 12.4% $8,482,244 10.5% $4,447,103 5.5% $81,050,101
Averages: $43,954,779 54% $14,152,440 17% $10,013,535 12% $8,482,244 10% $4,447,103 5% $81,050,101

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 United States Census Bureau, "Bexar County, Texas," accessed July 31, 2014
  2. Texas Secretary of State, "Bexar County," accessed December 31, 2014
  3. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  4. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.
  5. East Central Independent School District, "Proposed Budget 2011-2012," accessed November 29, 2013