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Air Force cadet course debuts at RHS

Launching Garland ISD’s first-ever military science course in 2016-17, Rowlett High School's Air Force National Defense Cadet Corps program focuses on the principles of aerospace history, leadership education and wellness. It is open to all students in ninth-12th grade.

AP, IB exams free for GISD students

Garland ISD offers several opportunities to start saving money during high school. In addition to dual credit classes, Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate can also reduce the number of college courses needed--and the district now pays for all AP and IB exams.

GISD juniors take SAT for free

Thanks to the introduction of SAT School Day in spring 2016, every junior now has the opportunity to take the college readiness exam on campus at no cost.

AP test participation on the rise

With college costs on the rise, so too is the amount of Garland ISD students taking advantage of opportunities to decrease them. The district now offers free Advanced Placement exams.