San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District, Texas

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San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District
Val Verde County, Texas
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District Profile
Superintendent:Dr. Carlos Rios
Enrollment:10,423 students
Number of schools:12
Budget: $86.2 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Charles Garabedian
Board members:7
Term length:3
San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District is a school district in Texas that serves Val Verde County. It is the 100th-largest school district in Texas, serving 10,423 students in 12 schools.[1]

About the district

San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District is located in Val Verde County, Texas
San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District is located in Val Verde County, Texas. The county seat of Val Verde County is Del Rio. The county's population was 48,879 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[2]

Demographics

Val Verde County underperforms in comparison to the rest of Texas in terms of higher education attainment, median income and poverty rate. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 15.8% of Val Verde County residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees compared to a 26.3% rate for the state of Texas. Val Verde County had a median income of $40,509 in 2010 compared to $51,563 for Texas. The poverty rate for Val Verde County was 21.0% in 2010 compared to a 17.4% rate for the rest of the state.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2012[2]
Race Val Verde County (%) Texas (%)
White 95.7 80.6
Black or African American 1.8 12.3
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8 1.0
Asian 0.6 4.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2 0.1
Two or More Races 0.9 1.7
Hispanic or Latino 80.5 38.2

Note: Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" percentage, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off. Read more about race and ethnicity in the Census here.[3]

Superintendent

The superintendent of San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District is Dr. Carlos Rios, who was appointed to the position in May 2013. He has his Bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University and then joined the United States Navy. Prior to this role, Rios was serving as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction with Seguin Independent School District.[4]

School board

The San Felipe Del Rio CISD Board of Trustees consists of seven members who are elected at-large to three-year terms. While candidates run for specific positions on the ballot, they represent the entire district.[5]

San Felipe Del Rio CISD Board of Trustees
Member Role Place # Term Ends
Charles "Chuck" Garabedian President Place 6 2015
Ceci Martinez-Lozano Vice President Place 3 2017
Joshua Overfelt Secretary Place 2 2015
Roberto Chavira Member Place 5 2017
Fernando Quiz Member Place 1 2017
Raymond P. Meza Member Place 4 2017
Amy Haynes Member Place 7 2015

School board elections

See also: San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District elections (2015)

Members of the San Felipe Del Rio CISD Board of Trustees are elected to three-year terms. Four seats were up for election on May 10, 2014; all four incumbents were re-elected to their respective seats. Three seats are up for election on May 9, 2015.

Public participation in board meetings

The Board of Trustees maintains the following policy regarding public participation in board meetings last updated in 2011:

As long as the requirements of the Open Meetings Act are satisfied and the right of citizens to apply to the Board for redress of their grievances is not abridged, the Board need not provide a public forum for every citizen wishing to express an opinion on a matter. Reasonable restraints on the number, length, and frequency of presentations are permissible. The Board may limit the number of persons it will hear on a particular subject and the frequency with which they may appear, so long as the regulation does not abridge constitutionally guaranteed rights of freedom of speech and to petition nor unfairly discriminate among views seeking expression. [6]

—San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District's website, (2011) [7]

Budget

The table below displays the budget for San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District:[1][8]

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
2012-2013 $52,430,281.32 58.8% $11,853,854.57 13.3% $15,441,125.16 17.3% $4,507,346.26 5.1% $2,984,517.53 3.3% $89,217,124
2013-2014 $42,894,103.41 49.8% $2,187,525.76 2.5% $8,831,040.34 10.2% $4,496,891.01 5.2% $27,805,043.13 32.3% $86,214,603.65
Averages: $47,662,192.37 54% $7,020,690.17 8% $12,136,082.75 14% $4,502,118.64 5% $15,394,780.33 18% $87,715,863.83

Teacher salaries

Teachers in San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District earn annual salaries based on years on the job as well as educational achievement. Teachers with a Bachelor's degree and no experience start out earning a salary of $38,000 and can earn up to $73,118 after 45 years of experience. Teachers with a Master's degree and no experience start out earning a salary of $39,500 and can earn up to 74,618 after 45 years of experience .[9]

Schools in San Felipe Del Rio CISD

Enrollment

San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District serves 10,423 students. San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District does not publicly archive enrollment data.[10]

District schools

San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District operates 12 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[11]

San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District Schools
School Name
Irene C. Cardwell Elementary School
Buena Vista Elementary School
Dr. Lonnie Green Elementary School
Dr. Fermin Calderon Elementary School
Garfield Elementary School School
Lamar Elementary School
North Heights Elementary School
Ruben Chavira Elementary School
San Felipe Memorial Middle School
Del Rio Middle School
Del Rio Freshman School
Del Rio High School

Academic performance

The Texas Education Agency issues an annual accountability report for each school district in the state. This rating determines if district schools fulfill expectations in four categories of educational achievement during a particular school year. The following terms explain these categories:

  • Student Achievement: Measures student performance on the annual Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) test.
  • Student Progress: Measures student performance in reading, math and writing courses at the district level.
  • Closing Performance Gaps: Measures year-to-year performance among students in the lowest-performing demographics.
  • Postsecondary Readiness: Measures student readiness for college, employment or military service after graduation.

San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District received a Met Standard designation on the state's 2013 report. District schools met 83 percent of indicators set forth by state education officials and all four assessment categories. The following table details the district's accountability report during the 2012-2013 school year:[12]

Performance Index Summary, 2012-2013
Category Points earned Maximum points Index score Target score
Student Achievement 15,386 22,177 69 50
Student Progress 870 2,600 33 21
Closing Performance Gaps 1,105 1,500 74 50
Postsecondary Readiness 654.5 800 82 75

Contact information

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San Felipe Del Rio School Board
205 Memorial Drive
Del Rio, 78840
Phone: (830) 778-4000

See also

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