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GISD schools rate in top six percent statewide

With more than 8,600 schools throughout Texas, seven from Garland ISD rate among the top six percent. Approximately 400 schools in Texas achieved a Met Standard rating and all available distinction designations. GISD’s Austin, Hillside, Kimberlin and Walnut Glen Academies for Excellence, as well as Roach and Spring Creek elementary schools and North Garland High School are among those campuses.

Kimberlin earns National Blue Ribbon Schools title

When the U.S. Department of Education announced 335 campuses across the country as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2015, just 25 campuses in Texas received this prestigious honor. Among them was Garland ISD’s Kimberlin Academy for Excellence.