Jose A. Almazan
Increase the District’s graduation rate through the implementation of effective dropout and instructional interventions and to ensure that all students are accurately accounted for funding purposes.
The Mission of the United Independent School District’s Admissions/Attendance and Dropout Recovery Program is to provide dropout intervention services to at-risk students. Additionally, the program will recruit students who have already dropped out of school to provide them with an alternative graduation/completion path. The Department will monitor and assist campuses achieve a high Average Daily Attendance (ADA) through district/school initiatives, enforcement of the Compulsory Attendance Law (Chapter 25) and parental involvement.
United Independent School District currently has thirty-three (33) Attendance Officers which include three (3) court coordinators with the Justice of Peace Courts. Attendance Officers serve all of our campuses in enforcing attendance policies, involving parents with student attendance issues, assisting campuses achieve their Average Daily Attendance, and confirming student residence in District boundaries. Attendance Officers also play an integral role in intervening on behalf of students who have already dropped out of school or at risk of dropping out.
For questions pertaining to Compulsory Student Attendance, Admissions Procedures or Interventions for at-risk drop out students, contact Jose A. Almazan at (956) 473-6349 or firstname.lastname@example.org.