Claude Independent School District

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Claude Independent School District 500 5th Street, Claude | TX 79019 | Ph: (806) 226-7331 | Fax: (806) 226-2244
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Fast Facts

Accountability Standards
CISD and the Jr./Sr. High School hold the state accountability standard rating of Recognized for 2007-2008. Claude Elementary School holds a state accountability standard rating of Exemplary.

Accreditation
Claude ISD holds full accreditation from the Texas Education Agency.

Governing Body
Seven elected community members, serving three-year terms, comprise the Board of Education. These trustees serve on a voluntary basis and hold monthly public meetings at 7:00 pm in the Central Administrative Office, 5th and Vine, Claude, Texas. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month unless there are conflicts with other important dates or activities.

District Size
823 square miles in Armstrong County, Texas

Student Enrollment 
354 students currently enrolled for the 2015-16 school year

Guidance
Two guidance counselors, one per campus.

Pupil/Teacher Ratio
Kindergarten 13.5 to 1
Grade 1 13.5 to 1
Grade 2 11.0 to 1
Grade 3 11.0 to 1
Grade 4 14.5 to 1
Grade 5 11.5 to 1
Grade 6 11.9 to 1
Secondary English Language Arts 10.7 to 1
Secondary Foreign Language 9.2 to 1
Secondary Mathematics 10.5 to 1
Secondary Science 11.1 to 1
Secondary Social Studies 12.9 to 1

Ethnic Composition
African American 1.4%
Hispanic 6.8%
White 90.9%
Native American 0.9%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.0%

Child Nutrition
Annually, 4 child nutrition employees provide 32,000 lunches and 6,200 breakfasts

Transportation 
CISD has of fleet of 5 buses and 3 smaller vehicles which transport 19% of students on 8 routes. 

Curriculum 
CISD teachers follow the state TEKS curriculum and offers a variety of educational experiences through dual credit classes, special education, 504, and gifted and talented programs.

Campuses 
Grades PreK – 5th Claude Elem. 
Grades 6th – 12th Claude Jr./ Sr. High School

Budget 
General operating budget for 2015-16 is $4,167,922

Tax Rate 
Maintenance and Operations tax rate $1.04
Interest and Sinking (Debt Service) tax rate $.0926

Employees 
CISD has a total staff of 68, approximately 40 are teachers.

Teacher Salaries
Beginning teachers start at CISD at a minimum of $30,880.