Mansfield Independent School District

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Mansfield Independent School District
Location
Mansfield
Arlington
Burleson
Grand Prairie

Texas

Tarrant and Johnson County
United States
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPK–12th
SuperintendentDr. Kimberley Cantu
Budget$225,034,220
Students and staff
Student–teacher ratio22:1 elementary
27:1 intermediate
28:1 secondary
Athletic conference5A - Region 1, District 5
4A - Region 1, District 7
Other information
Websitewww.mansfieldisd.org

Mansfield Independent School District is a school district headquartered in Mansfield, Texas, United States.

MISD serves Mansfield and portions of the cities of Grand Prairie, Arlington, and Burleson. A small portion of Cedar Hill, Fort Worth, Kennedale, and Rendon also lie within the district (only in nearby areas). A few Fort Worth and Kennedale residents are zoned mainly to go to Tarver-Rendon Elementary School, and a few Cedar Hill residents are zoned to go to Danny Jones Middle School and Mary Lillard Intermediate School. The district also extends into northeastern Johnson County.

MISD has over 30 schools and district facilities. Among the facilities are six high schools, the Ben Barber Innovation Academy, a competition-level stadium, a natatorium complex, and a center for the performing arts.

In 2011, the school district was rated "Academically Acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[1]

The district integrated in 1965, the last public school system to do so in the United States.[citation needed]

Campuses[edit]

Elementary schools (PK-4th)[edit]

Name City Opened Notes
Charlotte Anderson Elementary School[2] Arlington 2017 2011 bond package replaced original campus opened in 1986
J. L. Boren Elementary School[3] Mansfield 2015 2011 bond package replaced original campus opened in 1979
Janet Brockett Elementary School[4] Arlington 2005 2003 bond package
Willie E. Brown Academy of Young Scholars[5] Mansfield 1998
Louise Cabaniss Elementary School[6] Grand Prairie 2008 2003 bond package
Anna May Daulton Elementary School[7] Grand Prairie 2006 2003 bond package
Kenneth Davis Elementary School[8] Arlington 2001
Imogene Gideon Elementary School[9] Arlington 2001
Glenn Harmon Elementary School[10] Arlington 2016 2011 bond package replaced original campus opened in 1988
Carol Holt Elementary School[11] Arlington 2007
Thelma Jones Elementary School[12] Arlington 2003 2001 bond package
Judy K. Miller Elementary School[13] Mansfield 2015 2006 bond package
D. P. Morris Elementary School[14] Arlington 1998
Erma Nash Elementary School[15] Mansfield 2003 2001 bond package replaced original campus opened in 1953
Nancy Neal Elementary School[16] Mansfield 2011 2006 bond package
Annette Perry Elementary School[17] Mansfield 2009 2006 bond package
Alice Ponder Elementary School[18] Mansfield 2015 2011 bond package replaced original campus opened in 1967
Martha Reid Leadership Academy[19] Arlington 2004 2001 bond package
Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School[20] Mansfield 2005 2001 bond package
Elizabeth Smith Innovative Learning Academy[21] Mansfield 2004 2001 bond package
Cora Spencer Elementary School[22] Grand Prairie 2006 2003 bond package
Tarver-Rendon School of Agricultural Leadership[23] Burleson 2013 2011 bond package replaced original campus opened in 1969
Roberta Tipps Elementary School[24] Mansfield 2003 2001 bond package
Brenda Norwood Elementary School Mansfield 2021

(estimate)

2017 bond package
Dr. Sarah K. Jandrucko Academy for Early Learners[25] Arlington 2019

Intermediate schools (5th-6th)[edit]

Name City Opened Notes
Della Icenhower Intermediate School[26] Arlington 2004 2001 bond package
Mary Lillard Intermediate School[27] Mansfield 2006 2003 bond package
Asa E. Low Jr. Intermediate School[28] Mansfield 2009 2006 bond package
Mary Orr Intermediate School[29] Mansfield 1998 Replaced original campus
Donna Shepard Leadership Academy[30] Mansfield 2001
Cross Timbers Intermediate School[31] Arlington 1994
Alma Martinez Intermediate School Mansfield 2021 (estimated) 2017 bond package

Middle schools (7th-8th)[edit]

Name City Opened Notes
James Coble Middle School[32] Arlington 2006 2003 bond package
T. A. Howard Middle School[33] Arlington 1994
Linda Jobe Middle School[34] Mansfield 2009 2006 bond package
Danny Jones Middle School[35] Mansfield 2004 2001 bond package
Brooks Wester Middle School[36] Mansfield 2002 Built as Mansfield High School in 1974; renamed Mansfield High School - South Campus in 1998
Rogene Worley Middle School[37] Mansfield 1986
Charlene McKinzey Middle School Mansfield 2021

(estimated)

2017 bond package
Jerry Knight STEM Academy[38] Mansfield 2017 Grades 6-8

High schools (9th-12th)[edit]

Name City Opened Notes
Mansfield High School Mansfield 2002 Replaced original campus opened in 1974
Mansfield Frontier High School[39] Mansfield 2010 Opened inside Ben Barber Career Tech Academy in 2004
Mansfield Lake Ridge High School Mansfield 2012 2006 bond package
Mansfield Legacy High School Mansfield 2007 2003 bond package
Mansfield Summit High School Arlington 2002 Built as Mansfield High School North Campus in 1998
Mansfield Timberview High School Arlington 2004 2001 bond package

Alternative schools[edit]

Name City Opened Notes
The Phoenix Academy[40] Mansfield 2003 Built as Erma Nash Elementary School in 1953
Ben Barber Innovation Academy[41] Mansfield 2004
Early College High School[42] Arlington 2017 Housed in Timberview High School

Controversies[edit]

In February of 2020, the school district paid a $100,000 settlement to teacher Stacy Bailey. She had been placed on paid administrative leave for showing her students a picture of her fiancee, who is a woman. The district also agreed to remove the eight-month leave from her record, and offer training on LGBTQ issues to human resources and counseling staff.[43]

On June 23, 2020 Mansfield ISD School Board voted to keep their anti-discrimination policies as is, without including inclusive provisions for LGBTQ students and staff. The Mansfield Equality Coalition has requested the Mansfield ISD School Board include sexual orientation, gender identification, and gender expression in their policies as this would provide explicit protections for Mansfield ISD students and staff who identify as such. Mansfield ISD School Board decided their policy did not need to include these additional protections. Training for LGBTQ issues offered by MISD's human resources is optional moving forward.[44]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2012-06-28.
  2. ^ Charlotte Anderson Elementary School
  3. ^ J. L. Boren Elementary School
  4. ^ Janet Brockett Elementary School
  5. ^ Willie E. Brown Academy of Young Scholars
  6. ^ Louise Cabaniss Elementary School
  7. ^ Anna May Daulton Elementary School
  8. ^ Kenneth Davis Elementary School
  9. ^ Imogene Gideon Elementary School
  10. ^ Glenn Harmon Elementary School
  11. ^ Carol Holt Elementary School
  12. ^ Thelma Jones Elementary School
  13. ^ Judy K. Miller Elementary School
  14. ^ D. P. Morris Elementary School
  15. ^ Erma Nash Elementary School
  16. ^ Nancy Neal Elementary School
  17. ^ Annette Perry Elementary School
  18. ^ Alice Ponder Elementary School
  19. ^ Martha Reid Leadership Academy
  20. ^ Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School
  21. ^ Elizabeth Smith Innovative Learning Academy
  22. ^ Cora Spencer Elementary School
  23. ^ Tarver-Rendon School of Agricultural Leadership
  24. ^ Roberta Tipps Elementary School
  25. ^ Dr. Sarah K. Jandrucko Academy for Early Learners
  26. ^ Della Icenhower Intermediate School
  27. ^ Mary Lillard Intermediate School
  28. ^ Asa E. Low Jr. Intermediate School
  29. ^ Mary Orr Intermediate School
  30. ^ Donna Shepard Leadership Academy
  31. ^ Cross Timbers Intermediate School
  32. ^ James Coble Middle School
  33. ^ T. A. Howard Middle School
  34. ^ Linda Jobe Middle School
  35. ^ Danny Jones Middle School
  36. ^ Brooks Wester Middle School
  37. ^ Rogene Worley Middle School
  38. ^ Jerry Knight STEM Academy
  39. ^ Mansfield Frontier High School
  40. ^ The Phoenix Academy
  41. ^ Ben Barber Innovation Academy
  42. ^ Early College High School
  43. ^ https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/27/us/teacher-wins-lgbtq-school-settlement-trnd/index.html
  44. ^ https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/mansfield-isd-to-consider-policy-prohibiting-sexual-orientation-discrimination-tuesday/2393907/

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