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Notice of Adopted 2017 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 3.47 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $0.00.


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Waco ISD’s McKethan Honored as ACTE Administrator of the Year
Posted on 12/08/2017
This award recognizes administrative CTE professionals at the school, district, county, state or federal level who have demonstrated leadership in ensuring teacher and student success and have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and effective career and technical education programs.
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Outstanding Teachers of 2017-2018
Posted on 12/06/2017
The award winning teachers, who collectively have 259 years of experience in the classroom, were selected based on a number of factors including their professionalism representing their campus and a passion to be an excellent educator.
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Magnet School Application Window is December 1 to January 31
Posted on 11/30/2017
Waco ISD offers differentiated learning opportunities and unique instruction with its two elementary magnet school campuses. Apply NOW!
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University High School Mariachi band performs with AZTECA
Mariachi Troyanos: Concierto de otoño
Posted on 11/30/2017
University High School Mariachi band performs with AZTECA
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West Avenue Elementary Math & Science Night
Posted on 11/29/2017
This afternoon we are concentrating on counting and recognizing numbers. Parents can do this easily from home.
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Family Literacy Night
University High holds Family Literacy Night
Posted on 11/28/2017
"We Are Family" is a time for elementary students to come to the high school, enjoy a free dinner, listen to live music, participate in a tamale cooking contest and promote literacy.
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2017-2018 School Year Calendar

The Waco ISD Board Approved Calendar for the 2017-18 school year is now available online in both English Language English and en Espanol Spanish.

Calendario Escolar 2017-2018

El calendario aprobado por el Consejo Escolar de Waco ISD para el año escolar 2017-2018 ya está disponible en English Language inglés y en en Espanol español en línea.

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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.

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