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Duncanville Director Takes His Show on the Road

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From co-authoring two band warm-up and technique books to presenting workshops in more than 25 states, Duncanville ISD Director of Bands Jeff King is well known throughout the US. His influence is reaching internationally as well – King was invited to China to present workshops over the summer. “I was introduced to a Chinese gentleman […]

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Message from the Superintendent

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We are excited and proud to welcome nearly 13,000 young people back to school this week.  Their accomplishments, coupled with those of our staff, continue to demonstrate the quality education provided in our district. During the past year and this summer, Duncanville ISD announced that DHS teacher Angela Banks was named Region 10 Secondary Teacher […]

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SAT/PSAT Tutoring at DHS

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A Saturday tutoring session for students who will soon take the SAT or PSAT college entrance exams will be offered on September 24 at Duncanville High School. The cost for this 4-hour class is $70 (cash only) and includes all handouts. It will be held from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, with a break for […]

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Trustees Adopt 2011/12 Budget

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The Duncanville ISD Board of Trustees adopted the 2011/12 fiscal year budget at a special called meeting on Monday, August 22 which included a public hearing. The adopted total general fund budget is $94.2 million and the adopted tax rate will remain the same as the past five years at $1.418 (Maintenance and Operations rate […]

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Happy School Year

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Duncanville ISD schools and buses once again filled with children of all ages as the 2011-12 school year kicked off on Monday, August 22. We welcomed 12,360 students to a year that’s sure to be filled with engaging educational experiences, 21st Century technology, and staff and administrators dedicated to student success. The Communications Department visited each […]

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DISD Board Recap – 08/22/2011

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CALL TO ORDER AT 6:30 P.M. AT TECHNOLOGY CLOSED SESSION 551.071 CONSULTATION WITH BOARD’S ATTORNEY 551.074 – PERSONNEL – NO ACTION SCHEDULED TO BE TAKEN RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION TO TAKE ACTION ON MATTERS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION 551.074 PERSONNEL – NO ACTION SCHEDULED TO BE TAKEN CONSENT AGENDA APPROVAL OF BUDGET AMENDMENTS Presenter: Jennifer […]

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Champions for Children Golf Tournament

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The 15th Annual Champions for Children Golf Tournament will take place at Thorntree Country Club in De Soto, Texas on September 12, 2011. The annual golf tournament increases community awareness of the Education Foundation and provides an additional source of revenue for Innovative Teaching Grants. It is an opportunity for 144 players to participate in […]

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Duncanville ISD Announces Administrators

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Duncanville ISD recently announced the group of administrators who are either new to the district, or taking on new roles These highly-qualified educators continually demonstrate character traits and values that align with our five core beliefs – purposeful engagement, quality teachers, collaboration and continuous improvement, valuing the individual, and schools impacting the community. “They’re committed […]

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New School Hours

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In an effort to save the district approximately $200,000 and address bus overcrowding concerns, starting and ending times for all elementary and intermediate schools will change for the 2011-2012 school year as Duncanville ISD moves to a four-tier bus schedule. There will be no change in school hours for middle and high schools. You can […]

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Congratulations to Duncanville High School English teacher Angela Banks – she was named the 2012 Secondary Teacher of the Year for Region 10! The announcement was made at the Region 10 ESC Teacher of the Year Luncheon on August 11. This is the second consecutive year for a Duncanville ISD teacher to capture this coveted […]

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