Dallas Independent School District (DISD) Vision, Mission & Goals


DISD seeks to be a premier urban school district.


Educating all students for success.

Student Achievement Goals:

  • All students will exhibit satisfactory or above performance on state assessments.
  • Students below satisfactory performance will demonstrate more than one year of academic growth.                
  • Dallas ISD schools will be the primary choice for families in the district.
  • The achievement gap by race, ethnicity and socio-economic status will be no greater than 10 percentage points on all academic measures.
  • Ninety-five percent of students will graduate. Ninety percent of the graduates will qualify for community college, college, military, or industry certification.
  • Ninety-five percent of students entering kindergarten will be school-ready based on a multidimensional assessment.
  • All students will participate in at least one extracurricular or co-curricular activity each year.
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