Bandera Independent School District

815 Pecan St
Bandera, TX 78003
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2023 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 1,560 students in Bandera Independent School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Texas.
Public Elementary Schools in Bandera Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Texas public elementary school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public elementary school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
4 Schools
6,718 Schools
# Students
2,218 Students
3,630,059 Students
# Teachers
149 Teachers
251,630 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Bandera Independent School District, which is ranked #699 of all 1,196 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#710 out of 1198 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bandera Independent   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bandera Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bandera Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(18-19)
90-94%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bandera Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.49
0.64
# American Indian Students
5 Students
12,853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
9 Students
173,430 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
745 Students
1,933,788 Students
% Hispanic Students
34%
53%
# Black Students
5 Students
455,006 Students
% Black Students
n/a
13%
# White Students
1,398 Students
945,043 Students
% White Students
63%
26%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
5,575 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
55 Students
102,275 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
80
174,590
# Students in K Grade:
156
344,934
# Students in 1st Grade:
159
381,385
# Students in 2nd Grade:
160
380,045
# Students in 3rd Grade:
159
381,045
# Students in 4th Grade:
158
385,316
# Students in 5th Grade:
150
395,641
# Students in 6th Grade:
182
414,404
# Students in 7th Grade:
182
344,974
# Students in 8th Grade:
174
344,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
200
24,801
# Students in 10th Grade:
165
21,973
# Students in 11th Grade:
160
19,095
# Students in 12th Grade:
133
17,102
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,877 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,045. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,757 is less than the state median of $12,825. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$24 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bandera Independent   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$22 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Bandera Independent   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,877
$13,045
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bandera Independent   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,757
$12,825
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bandera Independent   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Bandera Independent School District Public Elementary Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hill Country Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6346 Fm 1283
Bandera, TX 78003
(830) 460-3901
Grades: PK-5
| 461 students
Rank: #22.
Alkek Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1798 Hwy 173 S
Bandera, TX 78003
(830) 460-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 561 students
Rank: #33.
Bandera Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1005 Cherry St
Bandera, TX 78003
(830) 460-3899
Grades: 6-8
| 538 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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