Dallas Independent School District (DISD)

154,000 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 Outcome Goal 1

    Student achievement on state assessments in all subjects in Domain 1 will increase from 39 percent to 47 percent by 2022.

  2. Student Outcome Goal 2

    Student achievement on the third-grade state assessment in reading at the Meets performance level or above will increase from 35.6 percent to 45.0 percent by 2022.

  3. Student Outcome Goal 3

    The percent of graduates who are college-, career-, or military-ready (CCMR) from Domain 1 will increase from 45.0 percent to 49.0 percent by 2022.

  4. Student Outcome Goal 4

    Student participation in extracurricular or co-curricular activities will increase from 59.0 percent to 78.0 percent by 2022.