Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District

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The Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District (ECISD) is a school district headquartered in the city of Edinburg, Texas, United States.

The district has approximately 4,540 employees including over 2,600 certified professionals, 900 paraprofessionals, 80 counselors, 40 librarians, 45 nurses, 870 Food Service/Maintenance& Facilities Workers, and 200 bus drivers. The superintendent is Rene Gutierrez. As for students, the peak enrollment for the 2013/2014 school year was 33,412, and the district continues to grow at a rate of approximately 5% annually.

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

The school district's police force of 78 sworn police officers, 30 security officers and three K9 officers includes a SWAT team equipped with military surplus gear acquired under the Department of Defense Excess Property Program. [2][3]

Territorial limits[edit]

The district encompasses 945 square miles (2,450 km2) of land extending north of the city to the end of Hidalgo County. Almost all of the city of Edinburg is served by ECISD.

In addition, small portions of the city of McAllen and several unincorporated Hidalgo County communities are served by ECISD. The unincorporated Hidalgo County communities served by ECISD include:[4]


The physical campuses of the ECISD include 4 High Schools, 7 Middle Schools, 31 Elementary Schools, and 3 Alternative Campus.

High schools[edit]

Middle schools[edit]

  • B.L. Garza Middle School
  • Francisco Barrientes Middle School
  • Brewster Middle School
  • Harwell Middle School
  • Longoria Middle School
  • Memorial Middle School
  • South Middle School

-Barrientes Middle School is the only school named after a living veteran.

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Austin Elementary
  • Avila Elementary
  • Betts Elementary
  • Brewster School
  • Cano-Gonzalez Elementary
  • Canterbury Elementary
  • Cavazos Elementary
  • Cayetano Elementary
  • Crawford Elementary
  • De Escandon Elementary
  • De la Vina Elementary
  • De Zavala Elementary
  • Eisenhower Elementary
  • Esparza Elementary
  • Flores-Zapata Elementary
  • Freddy Gonzalez Elementary
  • Guerra Elementary
  • Hargill Elementary
  • J.F. Kennedy Elementary
  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary
  • L.B. Johnson Elementary
  • Lee Elementary
  • Lincoln Elementary
  • Macaria Gorena Elementary
  • Magee Elementary
  • Monte Cristo Elementary
  • San Carlos Elementary
  • Travis Elementary
  • Trevino Elementary
  • Truman Elementary
  • Villarreal Elementary

Alternative schools[edit]

  • Edinburg Alternative Education Academy
  • Endeavor Academy
  • Vision Academy

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.
  2. ^ "Valley school district gets SWAT team for added school safety". KVEO News Center 23.
  3. ^ "Report: School Districts Are Receiving Free Military Gear From The Pentagon". Talking Points Memo.
  4. ^ "School District Reference Map (2010 Census): Hidalgo County, TX." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on January 2, 2017.
  5. ^ a b c "National Blue Ribbon Schools Program: 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools" (PDF). United States Department of Education. Retrieved January 18, 2019.

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