Tammy Mutasa, Rockwall Reporter
Thanks to the University Interscholastic League's realigned football and basketball districts, Mesquite and Rockwall schools will have to travel to Longview and Tyler for games, and parents are not happy.
A look at the enrollment figures and changes for each classification in Thursday's biennial University Interscholastic League realignment, which will cover the 2012-13 and 2013-14 school years.
Numbers: 2,090 students and above; 245 schools.
New schools: Edinburg Vela, League City Clear Falls, Round Rock Cedar Ridge.
Up from 4A: Lake Travis, Brownsville Veterans Memorial, Carrollton Turner, Denton Ryan, Keller Timber Creek, Killeen, La Joya Juarez-Lincoln, Manvel, McKinney, New Braunfels Canyon, Pflugerville Hendrickson, Richardson Pearce, Rockwall, Rockwall Heath, Smithson Valley, Waco Midway, Weslaco East.
Elevated by request: Austin Anderson, Eagle Pass Winn, Fort Bend Elkins, Houston Madison, South Garland.
Numbers: 1,005 to 2,089 students; 250 schools.
New schools: Bastrop Cedar Creek, Burleson Centennial, EP Eastlake, Fort Bend Ridge Point, FW Chisholm Trail, Georgetown East View, Mansfield Lake Ridge, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Southwest, Richmond George Ranch, SA Young Women's Leadership Academy, Tomball Memorial.
Down from 5A: Amarillo, Dallas Samuell, Denton Guyer, EP Hanks, Fort Bend Marshall, Fort Bend Willowridge, Georgetown, Houston Milby, Laredo Cigarroa, Laredo Martin, Laredo Nixon, Leander, Lubbock, Lubbock Monterey, Mansfield Legacy, Mission, SA Highlands, Saginaw, Seguin, Tomball.
Up from 3A: CC Miller, FW Polytechnic, Lindale, Lucas Lovejoy, North Forney, Prosper.
Elevated by Request: Austin Eastside Memorial, Dallas Lincoln, FW Dunbar, SA Fox Technical.
Numbers: 450 to 1,004 students; 190 schools
New schools: College Station, Dallas Hutchins, Dallas Prime Prep Academy.
Down from 4A: El Campo, Hidalgo Early College, Houston Furr, Houston Jones, Houston Kashmere, Houston Scarborough, Houston Sterling, Houston Washington, Houston Worthing, Houston Yates, Kilgore, Kingsville King, La Marque, Springtown, Stephenville.
Up from 2A: Buna, Houston KIPP Sunnyside, Irving North Hills, Krum, Melissa, Mineola.
Elevated by Request: Amarillo River Road, Anthony, SA Hawkins.
Numbers: 200 to 449 students; 235 schools
New schools: Austin Harmony Science, Houston Yes Prep Gulfton.
Down from 3A: Aransas Pass, Bowie, Brownfield, Commerce, Farmersville, Goliad, Kemp, Kirbyville, Lamesa, Mathis, Mount Vernon, Palacios, Palestine Westwood, Pilot Point, Salado, Van Alstyne, Whitesboro.
Up from 1A: Big Lake Reagan County, Boys Ranch, Canadian, Clarksville, Dallas Faith Family Academy, Garrison, Hawkins, Johnson City, Moody, Olton, Rice, Riesel.
Elevated by Request: None.
Numbers: 199 students and below; 168 11-man football schools; 138 six-man football schools; 390 basketball schools.
New schools: Arlington Summit International, Lubbock Harmony Science.
Down from 2A: Anson, Axtell, Forsan, Harleton, Harper, Hico, Italy, Jewett Leon, Joaquin, Junction, Ozona, Premont, San Augustine, San Saba, Thorndale, Three Rivers, Weimar.
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