Canadian Independent School District

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Canadian Independent School District is a public school district based in Canadian, Texas (USA).

In 2009, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[1]

Ken King, a former president of the CISD, is now the Texas state representative from District 88, which encompasses a large swath of the Panhandle and the South Plains, including Canadian and Hemphill County. The current president and vice-president of the trustees are Larry Gatlin and Courtney Trollinger, respectively.

Canadian futures trader and hedge fund operator Salem Abraham is a former trustee and board president.

The Canadian Boys Football and Basketball teams won the State Championships during the 2014-2015 school year. They repeated that feat during the 2015-2016 school year. Canadian ISD is the very first school in UIL history to win Back to Back titles in both Football and Basketball in consecutive years.


  • Canadian High (Grades 9-12)
  • Canadian Middle (Grades 6-8)
  • Baker Elementary (Grades 3-5)
  • Canadian Elementary (Grades PK-2)


  1. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.

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