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The current [[Texas Commissioner of Education|Commissioner of Education]] is [[Michael Williams]]. The following lists current members of the Texas State Board of Education:<ref>[http://www.tea.state.tx.us/Communications/State_Board_of_Education/SBOE_Members_by_District_Number/ ''Texas Education Agency,'' "SBOE Members," accessed August 9, 2013]</ref>
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*[[Texas Education Agency|State Board of Education]]<ref>[http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=2147506719 ''Texas Education Agency,'' "SBOE Members," accessed June 13, 2014]</ref>
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** Barbara Cargill, ''Chair, District 8''
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** Thomas Ratliff, ''Vice Chair, District 9''
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** Martha M. Dominguez, ''District 1''
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** Ruben Cortez, Jr., ''District 2''
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** Marisa B. Perez, ''District 3''
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** Lawrence A. Allen, Jr., ''District 4''
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** Ken Mercer, ''District 5''
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** Donna Bahorich, ''District 6''
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** David Bradley, ''District 7''
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** Tom Maynard, ''District 10''
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** Patricia Hardy, ''District 11''
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** Geraldine Miller, ''District 12''
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** Mavis B. Knight, ''District 13''
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** Sue Melton-Malone, ''District 14''
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** Marty Rowley, ''District 15''
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| 7 || David Bradley
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===Demographics===
 
===Demographics===

Revision as of 16:11, 13 June 2014

K-12 Education in Texas
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Michael Williams
Number of students: 5,000,470[1]
Number of teachers: 324,282
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:15.4
Number of school districts: 1,262
Number of schools: 8,697
Graduation rate: 88%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $8,671[3]
See also
Texas Department of Education
Texas school districts
List of school districts in Texas
Texas
School boards portal
Policypedia
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Texas
Glossary of education terms

Texas is home to 1,262 school districts, 8,697 schools and 5,000,470 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education[5]
    • Barbara Cargill, Chair, District 8
    • Thomas Ratliff, Vice Chair, District 9
    • Martha M. Dominguez, District 1
    • Ruben Cortez, Jr., District 2
    • Marisa B. Perez, District 3
    • Lawrence A. Allen, Jr., District 4
    • Ken Mercer, District 5
    • Donna Bahorich, District 6
    • David Bradley, District 7
    • Tom Maynard, District 10
    • Patricia Hardy, District 11
    • Geraldine Miller, District 12
    • Mavis B. Knight, District 13
    • Sue Melton-Malone, District 14
    • Marty Rowley, District 15

Demographics

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Texas as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[6]

Demographic information for Texas's K-12 public school system
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 22,390 0.45% 1.10%
Asian 177,203 3.54% 4.68%
African American 640,723 12.81% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. students 6,258 0.13% 0.42%
Hispanic 2,541,966 50.83% 24.37%
White 1,527,763 30.55% 51.21%
Two or more 84,167 1.68% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Texas school board elections, 2014

A total of 83 Texas school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014 for 225 seats. Board elections in 55 districts were held in May 2014. Voters in 28 school districts will cast ballots on November 4, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Texas's school board elections in 2014:

The districts listed below served 2,340,607 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[7] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Texas School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Abilene Independent School District 5/10/2014 4 7 17,161
Allen Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 18,888
Alvin Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 18,888
Arlington Independent District 5/10/2014 2 7 64,484
Belton Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 9,278
Birdville Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 23,545
Brazosport Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 12,737
Burleson Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 10,031
Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 26,159
Clear Creek Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 38,406
Comal Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 17,239
Coppell Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 10,217
Crowley Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 15,240
Dallas Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 9 157,143
Deer Park Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 12,593
Denton Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 23,994
Dickinson Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 9,118
Duncanville Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 9,118
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 16,709
Fort Bend Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 68,948
Frisco Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 37,279
Galena Park Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 21,680
Garland Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 57,833
Georgetown Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 10,470
Grand Prairie Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 26,532
Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 13,670
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 18,422
Hays Consolidated Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 15,325
Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 21,046
Irving Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 34,243
Katy Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 60,803
Keller Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 32,746
Killeen Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 39,901
Leander Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 32,152
Lewisville Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 51,484
Lubbock Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 28,885
Magnolia Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 11,895
Mansfield Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 32,251
Mesquite Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 37,747
Mission Consolidated Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 15,820
North East Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 66,604
Northwest Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 15,370
Pearland Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 18,769
Pflugerville Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 22,763
Richardson Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 36,070
Rockwall Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 14,072
San Benito Consolidated Independent School District 5/10/2014 4 7 11,358
San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District 5/10/2014 4 7 10,423
Sharyland Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 9,978
Southwest Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 11,815
Spring Branch Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 32,948
Tyler Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 18,549
Victoria Independent School District 5/10/2014 2 7 13,830
Waco Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 15,305
Wichita Falls Independent School District 5/10/2014 3 7 14,621
Austin Independent School District 11/4/2014 5 9 85,648
Brownsville Independent School District 11/4/2014 3 7 49,879
Bryan Independent School District 11/4/2014 2 7 15,751
Clint Independent School District 11/4/2014 4 7 11,675
College Station Independent School District 11/4/2014 2 7 10,535
Conroe Independent School District 11/4/2014 3 7 51,170
Corpus Christi Independent School District 11/4/2014 3 7 38,326
Del Valle Independent School District 11/4/2014 6 9 10,787
Donna Independent School District 11/4/2014 4 7 15,028
Eagle Pass Independent School District 11/4/2014 4 7 14,850
East Central Independent School District 11/4/2014 4 7 9,617
Edgewood Independent School District 11/4/2014 3 7 11,947
Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District 11/4/2014 4 7 33,223
Klein Independent School District 11/4/2014 2 7 45,310
La Joya Independent School District 11/4/2014 3 7 28,822
Laredo Independent School District 11/4/2014 3 7 24,706
Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District 11/4/2014 2 7 9,981
Midland Independent School District 11/4/2014 4 7 21,736
New Caney Independent School District 11/4/2014 2 7 10,106
Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District 11/4/2014 3 7 31,508
Rio Grande City Consolidated Independent School District 11/4/2014 3 7 10,780
Round Rock School District 11/4/2014 3 7 44,776
South San Antonio Independent School District 11/4/2014 4 7 9,877
Spring Independent School District 11/4/2014 2 7 36,323
Tomball Independent School District 11/4/2014 4 7 10,669
United Independent School District 11/4/2014 3 7 41,876
Weslaco Independent School District 11/4/2014 4 7 17,839
Wylie Independent School District 11/4/2014 4 7 12,525


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