The 2009-2010 school year at Richland Springs begins August 24th. New to the district this year are Joel Yantis, high school science; Heather Slater, 2nd & 3rd grade combined class; and paraprofessionals Candi Lewis, Marta Martin, and Susan Luna.
Accountability ratings have been released by the Texas Education Agency and Richland Springs ISD is Academically Acceptable. Under NCLB, accountability provisions that formerly applied only to districts and campuses receiving Title I, Part A funds now apply to all districts and campuses. All public school districts, campuses, and the state are evaluated annually for Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). Richland Springs ISD has also met the Annual Yearly Progress goals (AYP).
This communication is to transmit the school district’s School FIRST (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas) rating. Senate Bill (SB) 218 of the 77th Legislature (2001) authorized the implementation of a financial accountability rating system, which is officially referred to as School FIRST. The primary goal of School FIRST is to improve the management of school districts’ financial resources. As reported at the August 17, 2009 board meeting, Richland Springs ISD received a rating of Superior Achievement.
Qualified students in grades 11-12 can take dual credit courses which count for both high school and college credits. Learn more about the dual credit program for your student and get a headstart on college hours.
Our football team scrimmaged Mullin last Saturday and posted a 40-8 score during the live quarter of play. The team scrimmages at Sidney at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday. If you’ve never been to Sidney, they have a beautiful field in a creek bottom (bring your mosquito repellant).
Student success and safety are first and foremost at Richland Springs.
Community involvement is the key to our success!