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Duncanville ISD Earns Top Financial Ratings

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Financial ratings for school districts across Texas were recently released, and Duncanville ISD came out on top. For the ninth consecutive year, the district received the highest rating of “Superior Achievement” under the state’s School Financial Integrity Rating System (FIRST). Duncanville ISD also earned four out of five stars in the 2011 Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts’ […]

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DISD Parent Teacher Conference Days

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Parent/Teacher Conference Days As part of the district’s commitment to enhanced parent communication, Duncanville ISD has designated two days in the 2011-12 school calendar for Parent-Teacher Conferences. All Duncanville ISD schools will host Parent-Teacher Conferences on October 6 and 7.  Teachers will be available to meet with parents on Thursday evening, October 6, from 5:00 to […]

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Staff and Community Members Tee Off “Fore” Education

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“A great day on the green!” is how many would describe the 15th Annual Champions for Children Golf Tournament, hosted by the Duncanville ISD Education Foundation on September 12. Sixteen teams teed off in the Florida scramble-style event, and several players also participated in putting, chipping, longest drive, and closest to hole contests. At the end […]

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Second Annual Southern Disabilities Expo – Saturday, September 24

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On Saturday, September 24 Duncanville ISD will host the second annual Southern Disabilities Expo in partnership with the Arc of Dallas, Region 10 Education Service Center, and the Cedar Hill, Dallas, DeSoto, Grand Prairie, and Midlothian school districts.  The free event will feature over 50 exhibitors and will focus on making resources available to area families […]

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Middle Ages May Hold Key to Teaching Kids Character

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Duncanville ISD elementary first N Texas school to pilot Early Act First Knight character program In an age when bullying has become of increasing concern around the country, Duncanville ISD continues to teach its students character and competence, from the time they start school until the time they finish. Seven years ago we polled community […]

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DHS Teacher Leads a Special Kind of Summer School

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Trading her summer break for a classroom at a different campus, Duncanville HS math teacher Susan Patterson was a Year Four instructor for this year’s Dallas Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program(Dallas TexPREP). She taught Algebraic Structures, Water Science, Problem Solving, and Research for seven weeks at the University of North Texas at Dallas. TexPREP is a mathematics-based […]

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Student Council to Raise Funds for Wildfire Relief

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You may have seen reports of the widespread destruction as a result of wildfires in Bastrop, Texas. It’s estimated that more than 1,500 homes were destroyed and tens of thousands of acres burned. Staff and students at Bastrop High School were just some of those affected by the blaze. That’s why Student Councils around Texas are […]

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DHS College and Career Night – September 21

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Duncanville High School will hold its annual College and Career night this coming Wednesday, September 21 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. More than 80 representatives from various colleges, universities, and career and technical schools will be on hand to talk with students and parents. Some institutions of note are Texas A&M University, Clark Atlanta University, the University […]

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Destruction of Records Notice

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The Duncanville Independent School District Special Education Department will destroy records for the 2003-2004 school year for students who moved from the district, graduated, were assessed for Special Education services but did not qualify, and/or students who exited the program prior to that school year. Parents who would like to have their student’s records retained […]

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Red and Blue – Is It In You?

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With a Career and Technical Education program that covers a variety of fields including automotive, health, cosmetology, and audio and video production, Duncanville ISD is committed to training the workforce of tomorrow. It’s a goal that’s shared by national distribution company Air Products. They’ve partnered with Duncanville High School’s Engineering Academy since 2009, mentoring students and […]

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