Dallas Independent School District (DISD)

153,000 STUDENTS

230+ SCHOOLS

10,000 TEACHERS

9 ELECTED SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEES

7% AVERAGE VOTER TURNOUT

ROLE OF SCHOOL BOARD:

The Dallas ISD School Board Trustees are charged with ensuring the District makes progress towards meeting its student outcome goals (listed below) through its duties of:

  1. Establish policies by which schools operate.

  2. Identify needs and establish priorities for school system.

  3. Allocate financial and Human Resources among priority areas.

  4. Evaluate school performance.

DISTRICT’S Student outcome Goals:

  1. Student achievement on state assessments in all subjects at Approaches or above will increase from 66 percent to 75 percent by 2022.

  2. Student achievement on the third-grade state assessment in reading at Approaches or above will increase from 62 percent to 75 percent by 2022.

  3. Student achievement on state assessments in two or more subjects at Meets or above will increase from 34 percent to 40 percent by 2022.

  4. Student participation in extra-curricular or co-curricular activities will increase from 59 percent to 65 percent by 2022.