Temple Independent School District
Temple Independent School District is a public school district based in Temple, Texas, United States. Temple schools began instruction June 13, 1883. It is the fourth largest employer in Temple, with 1300 employees.
- Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Robin Battershell, Ed.D.
- Assistant Superintendent of Student Services: Dr. Scott Moger, Ed.D.
- Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction: Dr. Bobby Ott, Ed.D.
- Assistant Superintendent of Finance & Operations: Kent Boyd
- Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources: Joe Palmer
Board of Trustees
In 2011, TISD Board of Trustees was named "Board of the Year" by the ESC XII Service Center.
- District 1 - Virginia Suarez (term May 2010-May 2013)
- District 2 - Dorothy Powell (term May 2011-May 2014)
- District 3 - Dan Posey (term November 2011-May 2012) completing District 3 term
- District 4 - Susan Long, Secretary (term May 2009-May 2012
- District 5 - Steve Wright, President (term May 2009-May 2012)
- District 6 - Joelle Bedwell, Vice President (term May 2010-May 2013)
- District 7 - Jennifer Davis (term May 2011-May 2014)
- Through the years, Temple ISD has produced over 200 National Merit Scholar Award winners, including Black Achievement and Hispanic Recognition Scholars.
- Temple ISD was the first District in Central Texas to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma and has, to date, awarded over 100 IB diplomas.
- Temple ISD is expanding the International Baccalaureate program to include a Middle Years Programme at Travis Middle School Science Academy in 2012 and a Primary Years Programme in 2013 at an undetermined elementary school.
- The District has exceeded state and national averages in SAT scores for 13 consecutive years and has received numerous other state and national recognition.
- Temple High School has been recognized as one of "America's Top Public High Schools" by Newsweek.
- Temple High School has been recognized by Achieve Texas as a Best Practices high school for the Institutes of Study and Career & Technology Programs.
- Bonham Middle School and Western Hills Elementary School have been recognized as a "Best Public School" by Texas Monthly.
High School (Grades 9-12)
- Temple High School
- Edwards Academy
Middle Schools (Grades 6-8)
- Bonham Middle School
- Lamar Middle School
- Travis Middle School Science Academy
Elementary Schools (Grades K-4)
Elementary Schools (Grades K-5)
- Cater Elementary
- Hector P. Garcia Elementary
- Jefferson Elementary
- Kennedy-Powell Elementary
- Raye-Allen Elementary
- Scott Elementary
- Thornton Elementary
- Western Hills Elementary
Early Childhood Center (Pre-Kindergarten)
- Bethune Early Childhood Center
- Dickson Early Childhood Center
- "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency.
- "ESC Region XII". ESC Region XII.
- Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Schools Recognized 1982-1983 Through 1999-2002 (PDF)