Texarkana Independent School District

Texarkana Independent School District is an urban school district serving 34 square miles (88 km2) in the Northeast corner of Texas (USA). It serves the majority of Texarkana, Texas and the surrounding communities of Wake Village and Nash. It is the largest school district in Bowie County and the largest district served by the Region VIII Education Service Center. Texarkana ISD does not service Texarkana, Arkansas side schools, who are managed by the Texarkana Arkansas Schools under the Arkansas State Government. It was established in 1889. Unique among other schools in its region, it accepts transfers from other Texas school districts tuition-free.

Texarkana Independent School District
Texarkana ISD logo.png
 United States
District information
TypePublic (government funded)
GradesPK-12
Established1889
Accreditation(s)Texas Education Agency
Schools12[1]
Students and staff
Students7,000
Teachers1,000[2]
Other information
Websitewww.txkisd.net

In 2009, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[3]

SchoolsEdit

High schoolsEdit

Junior high schoolsEdit

  • Texas Middle School

Elementary schoolsEdit

  • Dunbar Intermediate Center
  • Fifteenth Street Early Literacy Center *Highland Park Elementary
  • Martha & Josh Morriss Mathematics & Engineering Elementary
  • Nash Elementary
  • Spring Lake Park Elementary
  • Wake Village Elementary (1985-86 National Blue Ribbon School) [4]
  • Westlawn Elementary
  • Waggoner Creek Elementary

Alternative SchoolsEdit

  • Disciplinary Alternative School
  • OPTIONS Academic Alternative

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.greatschools.org/texas/texarkana/texarkana-independent-school-district/
  2. ^ https://www.txkisd.net/departments/employment_careeropportunities.asp
  3. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.
  4. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Schools Recognized 1982-1983 Through 1999-2002 (PDF)

External linksEdit