Rockwall Independent School District

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

In addition to Rockwall, the district serves the cities of Heath, McLendon-Chisholm, Mobile City, most of Fate, and small portions of Rowlett, Wylie, and Dallas in Rockwall County. The district also extends into a very small portion of northern Kaufman County.hi

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

Core Values for Rockwall ISD include: Relationships, Innovation, and Excellence.[2]

History[edit]

Rockwall ISD was established in 1841. In 2012 the district had 14,427 students, and in 2013 it had a budget of $100 million and over 1,500 employees.[3] By 2018 the district has grown to 16,270 students, 2,268 employees and still operated on a budget of $100 million.[4]

Schools[edit]

High Schools[edit]

Middle Schools[edit]

  • Grades 7-8
    • Maurine Cain Middle
    • J.W. Williams Middle
    • Herman E. Utley Middle

Elementary Schools[edit]

  • Grades PK-6
    • Amanda Rochell Elementary
    • Amy Parks-Heath Elementary
    • Billie Stevenson Elementary (2013)
    • Celia Hays Elementary (2007)
    • Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary
    • Dorothy Smith Pullen Elementary
    • Dorris A. Jones Elementary
    • Grace Hartman Elementary
    • Howard Dobbs Elementary
    • Linda Lyon Elementary
    • Nebbie Williams Elementary
    • Ouida Springer Elementary
    • Sharon Shannon Elementary (2007)
    • Virginia Reinhardt Elementary

New Schools Under Construction[edit]

Because Rockwall is one of the fastest growing communities in the US, Rockwall is planning for constructions of more schools.

  • In February 2006, Rockwall Independent School District decided to build two more elementary schools at a cost of $31,366,862.
  • In addition, land acquisition in the amount of $4,830,996 for 5 new elementary sites and 1 new middle school site has begun.

Rockwall ISD District Construction

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Rockwall Independent School District". Rockwall Independent School District. Rockwall Independent School District. Retrieved 6/4/2018.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ Shamburger, Meredith. "Rockwall ISD adds new elementary in Fate as population grows." The Dallas Morning News. August 23, 2013. Retrieved on June 18, 2016.
  4. ^ "Rockwall Independent School District Facts". Rockwall Independent School District. Rockwall ISD. Retrieved 6/4/2018.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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