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Borden County Independent School District

Borden County Independent School District
Type and location
Type Independent school district
Grades Pre-K through 12
Region ESC Region 17[1]
Country USA
Location 240 W Kincaid
Gail, Texas[2]

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District information
Superintendent Jimmy Thomas[1]
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Schools 2 (2009-10)[2]
District ID 4810860[2]
Students and staff
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Teachers 19.96 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio 11.12(2009-10)[2]
Athletic conference UIL Class 1A 6-man Football Division I[3]
District mascot Coyotes[4]
Colors                Red, Columbia Blue, White[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12 Exemplary[5]
Website Borden County ISD
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Borden County School, with Gail Mountain in the background
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Borden County School is located across from Bicentennial Park in Gail, Texas.

Borden County Independent School District is a public school district based in the community of Gail, Texas (USA). The district serves all of Borden County with the exception of a small southwestern portion, which is served by the Sands Consolidated Independent School District. A small portion of Howard County lies within the district.


As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $849,037,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.028 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievement

In 2011, the school district was rated "exemplary" by the Texas Education Agency.[5] Five percent of districts in Texas in 2011 received the same rating.[6] No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012.[7] A school district in Texas can receive one of four possible rankings from the Texas Education Agency: Exemplary (the highest possible ranking), Recognized, Academically Acceptable, and Academically Unacceptable (the lowest possible ranking).

Historical district TEA accountability ratings[5]

  • 2011: Exemplary
  • 2010: Exemplary
  • 2009: Exemplary
  • 2008: Recognized
  • 2007: Recognized
  • 2006: Recognized
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Recognized


In the 2011-2012 school year, the district had students in two schools.[1]
Regular instructional

Alternative instructional

  • Lamesa DAEP (Grades 9-12)

Special programs


Borden County High School participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, football, and wrestling.[4] The school participates in the girls sports of basketball and softball.[4] Borden High School plays six-man football. For the 2012 through 2014 school years, Borden County High School will play football in UIL Class 1A 6-man Football Division I.[3]
State football championships[8]

  • 1997 - Texas 1A 6-man state champions
  • 1998 - Texas 1A 6-man state runners-up
  • 2008 - Texas 1A Division II 6-man state champions
  • 2009 - Texas 1A Division II 6-man state champions

See also


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