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