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Hays Consolidated Independent School District, Texas

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Hays Consolidated Independent School District
Hays County, Texas
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District Profile
Superintendent:Michael McKie
Enrollment:15,325 students
Number of schools:22
Budget: $155.9 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Willie Tenorio, Jr.
Board members:7
Term length:3
Hays Consolidated Independent School District is a school district in Texas that serves Hays County. It is the 72nd-largest school district in Texas, serving 15,325 students in 22 schools with an operating budget of $155.9 million.[1]

About the district

Hays Consolidated Independent School District is located in Hays County, Texas
Hays Consolidated Independent School District is located in Hays County, Texas. The county seat of Hays County is San Marcos. The county's population was 157,107 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[2]

Demographics

Hays County outperforms the rest of Texas in terms of higher education attainment, median income and poverty rate. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 36.0% of Hays County residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees compared to a 26.3% rate for the state of Texas. Hays County had a median income of $57,834 in 2010 compared to $51,563 for Texas. The poverty rate for Hays County was 16.8% in 2010 compared to a 17.4% rate for the rest of the state.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2012[2]
Race Hays County (%) Texas (%)
White 91.4 80.6
Black or African American 3.9 12.3
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.2 1.0
Asian 1.4 4.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2 0.1
Two or More Races 1.9 1.7
Hispanic or Latino 36.3 38.2

Superintendent

The current superintendent of Hays Consolidated Independent School District is Michael McKie, who was appointed to the position in May 2013. He has his Bachelor's degree from Northern Michigan University and his Master's degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. His background in education includes serving as an assistant high school principal, high school principal, assistant superintendent and an interim superintendent, most of which was at Fort Bend Independent School District.[3]

School board

The Hays School Board consists of seven members, two of whom at elected at-large and five of whom are elected by district. They serve three-year terms.[4]

Hays School Board
Member Position District Term Ends
Willie Tenorio, Jr. President District 2 2014
Robert Limon Vice President District 3 2015
Sandra Bryant Secretary At-Large 2014
Marty Kanetzky Trustee District 5 2016
Merideth Keller Trustee District 4 2016
Michelle M. López Trustee District 1 2014
Holly Raymond Trustee At-Large 2015

School board elections

See also: Hays Consolidated Independent School District elections (2014)

Two members of the Hays school board are elected at-large and five members at elected by district. They serve three-year terms. Two seats were up for election in May 2013; Trustees Merideth Keller and Marty Kanetzky were elected to the board. Three seats will be on the ballot on May 10, 2014 and two seats in 2015.

Budget

Hays Consolidated Independent School District publishes its annual budget on its website.[1]

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
2013-2014 $80,392,278 51.6% $4,039,178 2.6% $46,127,551 29.6% $24,377,012 15.6% $958,739 0.6% $155,894,758
Averages: $80,392,278 52% $4,039,178 3% $46,127,551 30% $24,377,012 16% $958,739 1% $155,894,758

Teacher salaries

Teachers in Hays Consolidated Independent School District earn annual salaries based on years on the job as well as educational achievement. The salary schedule accounts for graduate degrees by providing higher starting salaries and greater potential salaries. The following table details the salary schedule for the 2013-2014 school year:[5]

Salary structure
Degree level Minimum salary ($) Maximum salary ($)
BA 40,388 53,939
MA 41,888 55,439
Doctorate 44,388 57,939

Schools in Hays CISD

Enrollment

Hays Consolidated Independent School District serves 15,325 students. Hays Consolidated Independent School District does not publicly archive enrollment data.[6]

District schools

Hays Consolidated Independent School District operates 22 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[7]

Hays Schools
Barton Middle School
Blanco Vista Elementary School
Buda Elementary School
Camino Real Elementary School
Carpenter Hill Elementary School
Chapa Middle School
Dahlstrom Middle School
Elm Grove Elementary School
Fuentes Elementary School
Green Elementary School
Hays High School
Hemphill Elementary School
Impact Center
Kyle Elementary School
Lehman High School
Live Oak Academy
Negley Elementary School
Pfluger Elementary School
Science Hall Elementary School
Simon Middle School
Tobias Elementary School
Wallace Middle School

Issues

2014 bond proposal

In the May 2014 election, voters will also decide on a $59.1 million bond initiative. The bond would assist in "the construction, acquisition and equipment of school buildings in the District (including the rehabilitation, renovation, expansion and improvement thereof), the purchase of the necessary sites for school buildings and the purchase of new school buses" according to the proposition issued by the district. If the bond is approved, the estimated total tax rate of the district would be approximately $1.5377 per $100 of taxable assessed value.[8]

Contact information

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Hays School Board
21003 Interstate 35
Kyle, TX 78640
Phone: (512) 268-2141

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