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Taxes N
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Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Administrative Officials P
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Audits N
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Academics N
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Transparency grading process
San Antonio Public Schools is a public school district based in San Antonio, Texas, USA.

Website Evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Texas school district websites

The good

  • Board of Trustees are listed with phone numbers. Email addresses are provided for some individual members but a general email address is given.[1]
  • Meeting dates, agendas, and minutes are posted.[2]
  • Budget, revenue and expenditure reports, and check registers are available.[3]
  • Administration contact information is provided. .[4]
  • Texas Public Information Act services are provided.[5]
  • Purchasing information and bid opportunities are posted.[6]
  • Employment opportunities, the hiring process, and employee pay scales are highlighted.[7]</ref>Pay scale</ref>
  • Background check policies are included in the employment process.[8]

The bad

  • Audit records are not posted online.
  • Administrative officials are not named and email addresses are missing
  • District accountability reports and performance reports are not posted.
  • Local tax information is not posted.
  • Vendor contracts are not available.

Superintendent Salary

According to records received through Texas Education Agency, San Antonio ISD Superintendent Robert James Duron earned a base pay of $266,494 in 2010/11.[9]


San Antonio Independent School District publishes its annual budget on its website.[10]

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 $352,501,502 49.5% $93,510,064 13.1% $204,367,025 28.7% $52,276,520 7.3% $8,795,937 1.2% $711,451,045
Averages: $352,501,502 50% $93,510,064 13% $204,367,025 29% $52,276,520 7% $8,795,937 1% $711,451,045


Main article: Texas government sector lobbying

The school district belongs to the Texas School Alliance and the Texas Association of School Administrators, both government sector lobbying associations.[11] [12] [13]

See also

External links


  1. Board of Trustees
  2. Meetings
  3. Budgets, Revenues, and Check Registers
  4. Administration
  5. Public Information
  6. Purchasing
  7. Employment
  8. Background Checks
  9. 2010-2011 Texas Superintendent Salaries
  10. San Antonio Independent School District, "SAISD Planning & Budget," Accessed November 29, 2013
  11. Texas School Alliance, 2007-2008 Directory
  12. TASA Executive Committee
  13. TASA Legislative Committee