Garland ISD serves the communities of Garland, Rowlett, and Sachse. Our family of three cities offers a community of diversity in all facets, including income, language, and background. Garland ISD ranks as the second-largest district in Dallas County, fifth-largest in Dallas-Fort Worth, 15th-largest in Texas, and is among the 77-largest in America.
Data is based on the 2019-20 Texas Academic Performance Report.Note: TEA did not provide accountability ratings for the 2020 school year due to the state of disaster.
AcademicsOur academic information supports our district's commitment to educational excellence.
|2018-19 Attendance Rate||95.7%|
|Four-Year Graduation Rate||94%|
|Students Taking SAT/ACT||97.1%|
|Average SAT Score||957|
|Average ACT Score||21.5%|
|2019-20 National Merit Scholars||6|
The Texas Education Agency releases yearly reports on the school districts of Texas. The following are the results for the 2017-2018 school year.
Note: TEA did not provide accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year due to the state of disaster.
- Overall district rating of B/88
- 46 campuses earning A and B ratings
- Six campuses earning all available distinction designations
- Three campuses earning all possible distinctions but one
- 48 campuses earning at least one distinction
DemographicsGarland ISD is a diverse and large community that works hard to meet all of its community's needs
|47||Elementary schools (K-5)|
|12||Middle schools (6-8)|
|7||High schools (9-12)|
|4||Other Educational Centers|
|Professional Support Staff||851|
2019-20 Student enrollment
English Language Learners
Career & Technical Education
Gifted & Talented
|American Indian / Alaskan||1.6%|
|Black / African American||17.6%|
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||0.1%|
|Hispanic / Latino||51.6%|
|Two or more||2.6%|
Beginning Teacher Salary
Average Teacher Experience*
Average Years with GISD*
|American Indian / Alaskan||0.7%|
|Black / African American||17%|
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||0.4%|
|Hispanic / Latino||22.2%|
|Two or more||1.5%|