Dallas Independent School District / Dallas ISD Home
Downtown schools site to be named Nolan Estes Plaza. As superintendent, Dr. Estes successfully desegregated the school system and established a comprehensive network of magnet schools, charter schools and early childhood centers.
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Magnets and Special Programs / Magnet Schools and …
(6 days ago) Magnet Schools and Special Programs. Dallas ISD is proud to be a district of choice seeking to provide every student with a “best-fit” school. At a best-fit school, educators can more meaningfully and deeply engage students by tapping into their specific interests, aspirations, and preferred learning styles. Magnet Schools are one of the
Choose Dallas ISD / Choose Dallas ISD
(7 days ago) IB schools offer a unique continuum of instruction and provide rigorous, challenging academic environments that foster students’ social, emotional and physical well-being. Students grow to become global changemakers through intercultural understanding, ownership and respect.
Walnut Hill Elementary School / Walnut Hill Elementary …
(6 days ago) Parent Survey: Return to School 2020-2021. Please let us know your opinion about how your children will return to school when the new year begins on Aug. 17 by completing a brief survey for each of your children. Please complete the survey based on the school and grade your child attended in …
Time to Learn / Intersession Schools
(6 days ago) The schools adopted the alternative calendar after survey results showed a large majority of families, teachers and staff were in support. Teachers at a school with an intersession calendar may earn supplemental compensation ranging from $7,000 to $11,000, based …
Twenty Dallas ISD schools each receive $50,000 in seed
(6 days ago) Twenty Dallas ISD neighborhood schools each received $50,000 in seed money to pursue innovative ideas that will increase school choice in families’ backyards. This year’s selected schools are looking to redesign the traditional school model, with a focus on joy and the overall well being of the learners in schools. Some campuses are also pursuing
Enrollment / Skyline Center Magnet School Enrollment
(6 days ago) Enrollment / Skyline Center Magnet School Enrollment. Applications to magnet schools are available online by beginning November 2, 2019 through January 31,2020. Only one application per student may be submitted, however when applying, students can indicate a first and second choice of a …
IDEA in the news / I.D.E.A in the News
(8 days ago) Student Voice: My Goal Is to Change the Face of the Healthcare Profession. IDEA Class of 2021 Senior Kaci Anderson shares her vision to change the Healthcare profession in an Op Ed article she wrote and was published by Getting Smart. Student Voice: My Goal Is …
Best Schools In Dallas / Best Schools In Dallas
(3 days ago) In addition to being an amazing comprehensive high school, Samuell High School is a P-TECH Collegiate Academy where students can earn an associate's degree while still in high school. Learn more about the school in this edition of Best Schools In Dallas. Walnut Hill …
Accelerating Campus Excellence (ACE) / Accelerating Campus
(8 days ago) The ACE program focuses on accelerating transformation in struggling schools through strong leadership, effective teaching and high expectations. The core ACE strategy is strategic staffing: recruiting and retaining the best possible educators for students attending chronically underperforming schools. Since the programs’ inception in 2015
Office of Transformation and Innovation / STEM/STEAM
(6 days ago) STEM/STEAM schools encourage problem solving, inquiry, and investigation, equipping students with the necessary expertise to be the nation’s leaders in these quantitative fields in the most in-demand careers. This is accomplished through a cross disciplinary thinking approach to all endeavors.
Dallas ISD launches its own afterschool program at 56 schools
(2 days ago) Conner Elementary is one of 56 Dallas ISD schools that have an afterschool program run by the district. This is the first year Dallas ISD has run its own afterschool programming, and Dallas ISD Extended Learning Director Merrill Devenshire said the goal is to expand to more schools in future years.
Intersession Calendar / Intersession Information
(6 days ago) We are excited to be one of more than 40 schools that have adopted an “intersession” calendar for the next two school years, which extends the school year to start at the beginning of August and end in late June. Click here to see a list of schools that approved the …
P-TECH and Early College Programs / Home page
(8 days ago) We have 8 traditional Early College High Schools (ECHS), and 18 Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECH). All schools will enable students to: Earn an Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science degree - tuition free while in high school. Earn as many as 60 hours of tuition-free college credit.
Choose Dallas ISD / How K-12 Students Are Assigned to Schools
(6 days ago) Some schools ensure a diverse mixture of students by taking a certain number of students from various areas of the city. Once a school’s lottery has been run, each applicant will be moved to either a “pre-offer” status or a “waitlisted” status. 4. Offer Determination.
Enroll / Find Your School / Specialty Schools and Programs
(3 days ago) Specialty Schools and Programs. Students ages 5 to 21 who have not graduated from high school are entitled to a free public education in Dallas schools if they meet the age requirements for enrollment on Sept. 1. Below, you will find links to information that will assist you in the enrollment process. S …
Talented and Gifted Academy / Spence TAG Academy
(7 days ago) Spence is the original academy for the talented and gifted. Our TAG Academy was first stablished in 1973 and continues to give gifted students opportunities to learn with similar peers and from motivated teachers that can push students to their highest potential. It is only one of two 80th percentile schools in Dallas ISD making it a high
2021-2022 Calendar / Calendar
(6 days ago) Feb. 21 / 21 de febrero: Presidents’ Day / Día del presidente. March 14–18 / 14–18 de marzo: Spring Break / Vacaciones de primavera. April 15 / 15 de abril: Holiday / Vacaciones. May 30 / 30 de mayo: Memorial Day / Día de los caidos. First Day of Grading Period. Primer dia del periodo de calificaciones.
Office of Transformation and Innovation / Montessori Schools
(6 days ago) Purpose: This document is intended to support Montessori schools within Dallas ISD as they seek to implement programs that align to the standards and practices as outlined by global Montessori organizations such as Association Montessori International (AMI) and American Montessori Society (AMS) and the expectations of Dallas ISD.
West Dallas STEM School Program at Pinkston / West Dallas
(Just Now) Supply chain issues are causing Dallas ISD to reduce the use of flatware with school meals. Due to the ongoing and severe disruptions in the food and non-food supply chains, Dallas ISD is implementing a program to reduce the use of flatware and related items in schools. Comments (-1)
P-TECH and Early College Programs / P-TECH/ECHS by Campus
(6 days ago) Bryan Adams P-TECH students will explore a variety of careers in the field of education and develop the skills and experience necessary to serve as education leaders in schools of the future. An emphasis on education-based careers will equip students to excel in the following pathway:
About Dallas ISD / What Calendar Does My School Use
(1 days ago) The schools were able to choose between two different Redesign calendars. School Day Redesign Calendar #1. Three schools–Maple Lawn Elementary School, H.I. Holland Elementary School at Lisbon, and Edna Rowe Elementary School–adopted School Day Redesign Calendar #1. School Day Redesign Calendar #1 (pdf format)
Magnets and Special Programs / Transformation Schools
(4 days ago) Single gender and Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) model. 1802 Moser Avenue, Dallas, TX 75206. Accepting new Pre-K4 (NON Tuition Based and Tuition Based) Kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade students living within and outside Dallas ISD boundaries. Solar Preparatory School for Girls at James B. Bonham.
Career and Technical Education / Career and Technical
(9 days ago) Dallas ISD currently has 49 NAF academies in 20 high schools – serving over 10,000 students. NAF academies are theme-based. Themes include Academies of Engineering, Academies of Finance, Academies of Health Sciences, Academies of Hospitality and …
South Oak Cliff High School / South Oak Cliff High School
(9 days ago) Tuesday January 25. 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Boys Soccer Molina vs SOC @Kincadie. Mask requirements in Dallas ISD. Dallas ISD implemented a temporary mask requirement at the beginning of the school year to protect the health and safety of the educational environment for all …
Dallas Hybrid Preparatory at Stephen J. Hay / Dallas
(8 days ago) Supply chain issues are causing Dallas ISD to reduce the use of flatware with school meals. Due to the ongoing and severe disruptions in the food and non-food supply chains, Dallas ISD is implementing a program to reduce the use of flatware and related items in schools. Comments (-1)
Maps of Trustee Districts / All Trustee Districts
(6 days ago) If you suspect discrimination please contact: Carma Hoskins, Title VII and Title IX, at (972) 925-5319; Erin Y. Gracey, Section 504, at (972) 581-4238; Diedrae Bell-Hunter, Americans with Disabilities Act, at (972) 925-4026; or Employee Relations at (972) 925-4200. General questions about the district should be directed to Customer Service at
The Work Continues: A timeline of the desegregation of
(6 days ago) To mark the 50-year anniversary of the order to desegregate Dallas ISD schools, this week we are celebrating the courage of Sam Tasby, the civil rights icon behind the lawsuit that led to the desegregation order. The road to desegregation has taken many turns. Here is a recap of the journey that still continues today.
Food & Child Nutrition Services / Home
(6 days ago) Create profiles for you and your students and add their schools to view daily menus. Add allergens to your student's profiles to receive custom alerts. Favorite and rate different meal items so students can know when their favorite meal is being served.
Severo Perez School of Criminal Justice / What is Criminal
(8 days ago) Within this process students develop professionalism, conflict resolution, planning and organization as they invite law professionals from all walks of the system to present first-hand accounts of their professions. Open to all Townview students and neighboring middle and high schools, we strive to present the many avenues this system has to offer.
Dallas ISD announces new choice schools and programs The Hub
(3 days ago) Dallas ISD’s Office of Transformation and Innovation (OTI) today announced the brand new choice offerings identified through the Public School Choice 3.0 selection process. The chosen schools include one neighborhood school redesigning its academic model for all its students, one school piloting an innovative program, and one brand new middle school that will be open to
Career Institutes / Career Institute East
(6 days ago) Welcome. The Career Institute East, a career development program, is the new game-changer in Dallas. Students have the opportunity to attend their home campus and the Career Institute to prepare for high-demand high-wage careers. That is one excellent education at two schools. Therefore, students can still play sports, participate in extra
Restorative Discipline Practices / Restorative Discipline
(8 days ago) The basic premise of Restorative Practices is that the increasingly inappropriate behavior in schools is a direct consequence of the overall loss of connectedness in the school community. By fostering inclusion, responsibility, support and cooperation, Circles restore these qualities to the community and classroom and facilitate the development
Local Accountability System / How will schools be measured
(6 days ago) Schools will be measured on the following six indicators of success: 50% - State Accountability State Accountability measures how well a school’s students perform on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness. Domain 1 - Student Achievement Domain 2 - School Progress Best of Domain 1 or 2 - 35%. Domain 3 - Closing the Gaps - 15%
Bond Election Information Archive / Bond Frequently Asked
(6 days ago) A. Dallas ISD’s $1.35 billion bond program in 2008 provided for improvements across the district. The funds were used to build 14 new schools, construct 13 school additions creating 177 new classrooms, renovate more than 200 schools, build science labs, purchase classroom and lab computers, update technology and infrastructure, refurbish sports complexes, and renovate and expand lunchrooms.
P-TECH and Early College Programs / What is a P-TECH
(6 days ago) P-TECH stands for Pathways in Technology Early College High School. Dallas ISD has 18 designated P-TECH campuses. As part of the program, students can choose a career pathway and take courses that provide the academic, technical, and workplace skills that are attractive to employers. Students have the potential to earn up to 60 credit hours or
Theory of Action / Theory Of Action
(Just Now) The Theory of Action involves: Defining the managed instruction foundation (i.e. “tight” non-negotiables) that will apply to all schools. Creating a fair and accurate way to rate and measure schools using a Local Accountability System (LAS) Defining all areas of autonomies (i.e. flexibility in decision making) that are earned based on the
Culinary Arts / Culinary Arts
(8 days ago) The campus is easily accessible. Roosevelt is located just east of I-35 on Eighth Street and Bonnie View Road. The building’s distinctive design built into a hill provides educational opportunities for students to learn with a view of downtown Dallas serving as a backdrop.
LGBTQ Youth / LGBTQ Youth Home Page
(1 days ago) The Out for Safe Schools program is designed to provide teachers and other school staff with intervention strategies for instances of harassment and name-calling which often occur toward LGBTQ students. Teachers and other school staff are provided with a badge that is worn along with the Dallas ISD Identification badge as a cue or symbol of a
Leader In Me / Overview
(7 days ago) The Leader In Me is a book by Stephen Covey that describes the journey of a public school from being a great school to becoming an even greater school. The school, A. B. Combs Elementary, embraced the idea of teaching and modeling personal leadership skills and behaviors throughout the school.
Principal For A Day gives 200 business and community
(7 days ago) Principal for a Day brought business and community leaders from the private sector into Dallas ISD schools on Wednesday, Oct. 27! About 200 volunteers accepted the opportunity to shadow Dallas ISD principals at 190 schools to gain an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the school district. Capital One Bank and the Dallas Regional Chamber again partnered
Schools to close for State Fair Days The Hub
(7 days ago) Schools will be closed for Fair Days this month, so that students and staff may attend the State Fair of Texas. Elementary Fair Day is on Friday, Oct. 12. Secondary Fair Day is on Friday, Oct. 19. Students are off both days, but Oct. 12 is a staff development day for secondary staff, and Oct.
Homelessness in Dallas ISD—There’s a Department for That
(6 days ago) Ashley Marshall, manager of Dallas ISD’s Homeless Education program, sees her five-person team as a kind of “9-1-1- department.” On a day-to-day basis, the most important service the team provides is making sure homeless students get enrolled. The department also helps arrange transportation to school, provides uniforms as well as hygiene and school supplies, and