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Derrick Johnson
Kickoff Classic
Game Schedule:

Friday, August 26
at 7:30pm:
Waco High vs S.A. Roosevelt

Saturday, August 27
at 7:00pm:
University High vs LBJ



Waco ISD is one of the first school districts in Central Texas to take advantage of a new state law and explore becoming a designated “District of Innovation,” gaining more local control over the educational process in our community.

District of Innovation

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Learn, Share, Inspire

In Waco ISD, we believe community and parental involvement are a prerequisite to student success. To that end, the Waco ISD Board of Trustees has formed Community Transformation Committees to help the District follow the directives of HB 1842.

Join us as we Learn together, Share what we feel, and Inspire creative solutions.

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Recent News & VIDEOS

Election Day is November 8. Learn more on our Voter Info Page
Posted on 08/30/2016
El martes, 8 de Noviembre 2016, los votantes incritos podrán emitir su voto el día de elecciones en CUALQUIERA de los Centros de Votación que se indican a continuación de 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Waco ISD teacher gets U.S. citizenship in ceremony
Posted on 08/26/2016
Bell’s Hill Elementary teacher Eunice Caballero and her husband, Jose Antonio Caballero, are now U.S. citizens after taking their Oath of Allegiance at a naturalization ceremony Thursday afternoon in San Antonio.
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Tusa on Coaching Derrick Johnson
Posted on 08/24/2016
Coach Tusa talks about Derrick Johnson's high school football years. Bonus Video: KC Chiefs D.J. Highlights
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Straight lines and smiles for a new school year
Posted on 08/22/2016
As day broke on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, and the first day of another school year quietly put summer to rest, approximately 15,000 students trickled into classrooms at 26 campuses across the district.
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STAAR results show Waco ISD “Met Standard,” two schools off IR list
Posted on 08/15/2016
Final 2016 STAAR results released Monday, August 15, show Waco ISD “Met Standard” again as a district as schools continue to improve and meet state benchmarks for test score growth. Two district campuses achieved levels allowing them to be removed from the state’s “Improvement Required” (IR) list.
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Family Fest 2016
Posted on 08/15/2016
Family Fest is a great chance for students and parents to get the new school year off to a great start
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Public Notice

Notice of Adopted 2016 Tax Rate

Waco ISD adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate.

The tax rate will effectively be raised by 3.51 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $0.00.

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Prosper Waco

Prosper Waco is an innovative approach to community work that consolidates and builds upon the efforts of existing nonprofits and community leaders to measurably improve the lives of the people of the Greater Waco community.

This collective impact model brings together key leaders and organizations in the areas of education, health and financial security to comprehensively (1) identify and quantify challenges facing our community, (2) articulate a shared vision, (3) establish measurable goals, (4) facilitate implementation of strategies to address each challenge, (5) monitor progress against each goal, (6) share data and resources necessary to accomplish our collective goals, and (7) engage a broad spectrum of community partners, including recipients of services, in the design of its work.

Visit the Prosper Waco Website for more information.