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Cuero ISD General/Demographic Info

Size:

  • 549 students in Cuero High School, 308 in Junior High(7th/8th), 396 in Intermediate(4th/5th/6th), 418 in Hunt Elementary(1st/2nd/3rd) and 246 in John C. French Elementary(PK/K)
     
  • A more personal interaction between staff and students with the low (14:1) student/teacher ratio
     
  • Enhanced opportunities for academic and athletic scholarships
     
  • Low dropout rate (1.5% District, 2.3% High School)
     
  • Certified counselors on each campus
     
  • Cuero ISD is classified as a 3A school
     

Community:

  • Rural atmosphere with conservative values
     
  • Strong local support for school programs
     
  • Civic clubs involved with school activities
     
  • Cooperation between private organizations and schools
     
  • Support from the City of Cuero, Juvenile Probation, and DeWitt County, and Cuero Ministerial Alliance in working with at-risk students
     
  • Parents as Teachers Program for children birth to five years
     
  • Cuero ISD Education Foundation partners with the district and has raised over $750,000 to support students

     

Academic Programs:

  • Recognized District
     
  • Providing TechPrep, dual credit, and Advanced Placement courses
     
  • Offers avenues for school to work on college prep courses
     
  • With all students having access to advanced computer applications through computer labs and classroom computers, all graduates are computer literate
     
  • Consistently send students to state academic competitions
     
  • Active and successful Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS) Program & Construction Challenge via Destination Imagination
     
  • Special classes in reading and math for students needing more time to obtain mastery in these areas
     
  • Aggressive special education cooperative to provide for the special needs of students
     
  • Open honors program at Cuero Jr. High
     
  • Program for the gifted and talented K-12
     
  • Full day Kindergarten and pre-K
     
  • Accelerated Reader Program to promote reading K-12
     
  • Reading is Fundamental (RIF) book program K-5
     
  • After-School 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant to provide enrichment, job readiness, academic tutoring and family assistance
     
  • Dedicated, professional faculty and staff
     
  • Interactive Video Conferencing courses for students and community members through Victoria College
     

School Climate:

  • Safe setting - Safe Schools / Healthy Schools Grant and an Elementary School Counseling Grant offers additional counselors, school psychologists, and social workers for students PK-12
     
  • All students known by faculty and staff
     
  • Participation in organizations and activities is encouraged
     
  • Success oriented attitude
     
  • Consistent discipline policies
     

Technology:

  • Computer labs available for all students
     
  • Computer assisted instruction available (Waterford, Successmaker, Compass Learning)
     
  • Internet access on all computers
     
  • Digital libraries
     
  • Research material on CD-ROM and CD towers on the district wide area network (WAN)
     
  • Distance learning and teleconferencing
     
  • All libraries are part of the Texas Library Connection
     

Athletics:

  • Excellent athletic facilities
     
  • Wide variety of athletic teams for boys and girls
     
  • Athletic program recognized state wide
     
  • Coordination between athletic and academic programs
     
  • Community support
     
  • Athletes are encouraged to qualify academically for college, resulting in high percentage of scholarship awards
     
  • Dedicated coaching staff
     

District Facts and Figures:

  1. Click on the link to http://www.tea.state.tx.us/perfreport/snapshot/
     
  2. Click on the most current year's snapshot
     
  3. Do a "District Detail Search" using Cuero (not Cuero ISD) as the keyword