•  A Look Inside GISD

     Fast Facts

    • Enrollment: 5,400
    • 5 Elementary Campuses (Kindergarten – Fifth Grade)
    • 1 Sixth Grade Center
    • 1 Middle School
    • 2 High Schools (1 Traditional [Greenville HS] and 1 Alternative Learning Center [New Horizons])
    • 1 Early Childhood Center (includes 3-year old Pre-Kindergarten, 4-year old Pre-Kindergarten, and Hunt County Head Start Program)

    Innovative Initiatives

    • Forever A Lion, a partnership with Texas A&M Commerce that provides a pathway to college for every Greenville High School graduate
    • Growing Up Bilingual, a dual language program that allows students to grow up studying subjects in English and Spanish, preparing them to succeed in a competitive marketplace
    • Elementary STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) academy (Katherine G Johnson STEM Academy, located @ Crockett Elementary). This dedicated school of choice emphasizes STEM exploration for elementary students. 
    • Early College High School, a powerful grant-funded initiative that allows students to graduate from high school with an associate's degree

    Superintendent's Goals

    • Practice sound financial stewardship by operating within a balanced budget
    • Continue to improve student achievement through excellent and innovative teaching and learning
    • Intentionally work to narrow the academic achievement gap among student groups
    • Celebrate staff and student achievements, spreading the word that GISD is a great place to work, live and learn
    • Seize every opportunity to build pride in GISD, both within the district and in the community it serves

    Points of Pride

    • Greenville ISD students have a 98.5% completion rate (latest audited data: 2017).
    • The GISD School Board was named one of five state finalists for the HEB's 2020 Outstanding School Board Award. The winner will be announced in May.
    • Robust academic offerings and industry certification opportunities in Career and Technical Education with a state-of-the-art 50,000 square foot facility
    • Recently updated campuses to enhance safety, security, and 21st-century learning
    • State, national, and world championship-winning Robotics teams
    • 5 National Solar Car Championships
    • Destination Imagination teams have qualified for Global finals for the last 10 years
    • Robust & innovative programs for gifted & talented students
    • Dual credit offerings through area junior college in core academics and Career and Technical Education
    • Recognized Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) with “Outstanding” rating.
    • Award-winning fine arts programs offered elementary through high school including our Lion Pride Band, theater, choir, art, and Suzuki strings
    • Home of the FIRST drill team in the world, the GHS Flaming Flashes, founded by Gussie Nell Davis, also the creator of the Kilgore Rangerettes.
    • Nationally recognized Future Farmers of America program, as well as many other agriculture offerings
    • State-recognized 21st Century After-School Program (ACE)
    • Competitive athletics programs
    • Partnerships with colleges and universities, particularly Paris Junior College and Texas A&M Commerce
    • A diverse student body that reflects the rich cultures and differences throughout our community
    • Highly qualified and skilled teachers in every classroom


    • GISD trustees passed a balanced budget for 2018-19 and 2019-20.