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Duncanville Independent School District and all schools received the highest possible rating from Texas Education Agency (TEA). The scores are a result of the 2016-2017 STAAR test results. The district’s PACE High School received a ‘Met Alternative Standard’ rating. The district also showed growth in the area of college and career readiness, demonstrating that Duncanville […]

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Duncanville ISD – Forty years after the first Acton Elementary School was built, students and staff of Acton Elementary School will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of their brand new campus. The design of the new building was created with input from teachers, staff and members of the Community Bond […]

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Austin – As we embark on the new school year, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) cautions Texans to watch for children who are walking to and from school or waiting for buses. Drivers should be especially alert and careful around school buses – which make frequent stops – and always follow traffic laws […]

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Right At School to Offer After-School Programming and Four DISD Campuses

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Duncanville ISD – Right At School will offer an after-school program beginning in August at four elementary school campuses – Acton, Bilhartz, Hastings and Hyman. Right At School includes curriculum enrichment at these Duncanville ISD schools until 6:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. More information available at rightatschool.com or call 855-287-2466.

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DHS Collegiate Academy to Launch in New Facility

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Duncanville ISD – Duncanville High School’s first Collegiate Academy class spent time in the classroom this summer getting ready for the new school year. The 125 incoming ninth graders attended a Summer Bridge program that was designed to help them make a smooth transition to high school and to understand the expectations of taking college […]

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Duncanville ISD Online Registration Begins August 7, 2017

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Duncanville ISD – Families may begin registering students for school at Duncanville ISD on Monday, August 7. Online registration is available for all campuses using the Skyward system. Beginning August 10, parents and guardians may bring documents for review at their students’ schools from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. Staff will be […]

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Duncanville Trustee Earns Highest Leadership Designation

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Duncanville ISD – Duncanville ISD Board member Tom Kennedy earned the title of Master Trustee after completing a yearlong leadership program from the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB). The designation is the highest recognition TASB offers through its Leadership TASB program. Mr. Kennedy is in his 20th year as a trustee for Duncanville ISD […]

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Duncanville ISD Board Approves Salary Increases & Appoints New Administrators

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Duncanville ISD – At a recently called special meeting, the Duncanville Independent School District Board of Trustees announced leadership position changes and approved the 2017-2018 budget which included a salary increase for all employees. A talented pool of internal candidates allowed the district to promote from within. The moves include a newly created Director of […]

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Advantage Academy Set for Renovations at Their North Duncanville Campus

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Advantage Academy – In May of this year, the Dallas City Council approved Advantage Academy to expand and renovate their Dallas campus located at 4009 Joseph Hardin Drive, Dallas, TX 75236. This was the first of four campuses that Advantage Academy operates. Advantage Academy has been rated BBB- financial rating for the past 5 years […]

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2017-2018 Student Calendar Available for Planning

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The 2017-2018 Student Calendar is posted on the website under “Quick Links” and can be accessed by clicking here. The calendar was approved by the Duncanville ISD Board of Trustees in March. Duncanville ISD received a District of Innovation designation after the 2017-2018 calendar was approved. With this designation, more flexibility will be available to […]

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