Hubbard Independent School District

...is a public school district located in Hubbard, Texas. We are located in Hill County with portions of the district extending into Limestone County and Navarro County. Hubbard is located at the perfect crossroads of Highway 31 and Highway 171 in the middle of:

  • Waco - about 25 miles to the Southwest
  • Hillsboro - about 25 miles to the Northwest
  • Corsicana -about 25 miles to the Northeast
  • Mexia - about 25 miles to the Southeast

Hubbard ISD is a part of Region 12 with the Educational Service Center (ESC) located in Waco, Texas.

In the Fall of 2015, Hubbard ISD will be a small 2-A district in University Interscholastic League (UIL) academic and athletic participation.

In UIL Athletics, Hubbard ISD participates in football, volleyball, cross-country, basketball, track, golf, tennis, softball, and baseball.

In addition to Middle School and High School Band and One-Act Play, Hubbard ISD also participates in numerous UIL Academic competitions and contests at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels.

Hubbard ISD currently has an enrollment of approximately 410 students in grades Pre-K through 12.

There are three campuses located in Hubbard ISD including:

In 2013, Hubbard ISD received the highest rating under the new Texas Education Agency (TEA) Accountability System with all three campuses and the district receiving a Met Standard rating in all categories.

Hubbard, Texas


Historic Hubbard High School


Location of Hubbard, Texas

Coordinates: 31°50'51?N 96°47'50?W? / ?31.84750°N 96.79722°W
Coordinates: 31°50'51?N 96°47'50?W? / ?31.84750°N 96.79722°W
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Hill
Area
  • • Total 2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
  • • Land 2.0 sq mi (5.1 km2)
  • • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation: 650 ft (198 m)
Population: (2000)
  • • Total 1,586
  • • Density 800.8/sq mi (309.2/km2)
Time zone: Central (CST) (UTC-6) (Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5))
ZIP code: 76648
Area code(s): 254
FIPS code: 48-35180
GNIS feature ID: 1338201

Hubbard is a city located in Hill County in Central Texas. It was named for Texas Governor Richard B. Hubbard. The population was 1,423 at the 2010 census.

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Geography

Hubbard is located at 31°50'51?N 96°47'50?W? / ?31.84750°N 96.79722°W (31.847593, -96.797352). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), of which, 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2) of it is land and 0.50% is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,586 people, 625 households, and 406 families residing in the city. The population density was 800.8 people per square mile (309.3/km²). There were 715 housing units at an average density of 361.0/sq mi (139.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 74.46% White, 20.81% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 1.39% from other races, and 2.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.97% of the population.

There were 625 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 21.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 78.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,950, and the median income for a family was $34,083. Males had a median income of $30,795 versus $16,696 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,311. About 20.4% of families and 24.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.7% of those under age 18 and 15.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The City of Hubbard is served by the Hubbard Independent School District.

Notable residents

  • Mark English, illustrator and painter
  • Samuel D. Johnson, Jr., United States federal judge
  • J. Frank Norris, fundamentalist Baptist pastor
  • Ron Shanklin, NFL player
  • Tris Speaker, baseball Hall of Famer
  • Col. Bob Roy Frisby, USAF Retired, Baylor football player, US Air Force Retired, Special Investigations Commander in the U.S. and Greece, Counter-Intelligence Spy Operative of various bases/countries, and the Director of Presidential Security.

References

  • "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  • "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  • "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  • Hubbard City News. Article: Thursday, February 21, 2013