Back to School 2015

Back to SchoolFirst Day of School - August 24

Below, you will find links to a variety of useful information ranging from school supply lists for elementary students to ways that you can become active in your neighborhood school as a volunteer. We hope that this information will help you get your family prepared to begin the new school year. Updates to this page will continue to be made as they become available.


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Families new to the district are encouraged to begin the enrollment process before the first day of school. Enrollment forms can be obtained at any neighborhood campus.

Enrollment requirements, locations, dates and more can be found by visiting the General Enrollment Information page.


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Visit the Health Services Department pages to find more information provided by district health professionals including a list of required immunizations and how to find your school nurse.

Lunch Menus

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The GISD Food Services Department provides wholesome, nutritious meals for students:

News and Information

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You can easily stay connected and updated on the latest news & information about Garland ISD with the:

Reading Lists

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Students entering certain English courses in the fall were assigned summer reading. Check to be sure that your child is prepared.

School Operations

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Information about the policies and procedures that support your student's instructional experience:

Skyward Family Access

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Skyward Family Access allows parents to see their child’s grades and attendance, as well as receive messages from teachers, view report cards, request notifications and set Skylert preferences. Contact campuses for account information.


Special Education Services Available / Child Find


GISD offers comprehensive special education services to eligible students from birth through twenty-one years of age. Children suspected of having a disability may be referred by contacting the appropriate resource. Find out more by visiting the Special Education Referral/Child Find page.

Supply Lists

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General school supply lists are provided by the School Operations Department. It's strongly recommended that parents check with their child's school before making any purchases. Many schools prepare their own supply lists and/or sell pre-packaged supplies at the school.

Volunteer Information

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Get involved in your neighborhood school. Contact your local school or visit the Volunteer Program page to download volunteer forms and discover a variety of volunteer opportunities.

Page Updated: 7/23/2015