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.
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.
Numerous studies have linked extracurricular activities to improved academic performance. To increase its extracurricular options and impact even more students, Garland ISD introduced a middle school soccer program in 2014-15.
Exceptional education has long been the focus of Garland ISD. With this in mind, the district, along with more than 2,000 community members, developed a Strategic Plan to guide the 2014-18 school years.
Garland ISD special education students experience basketball, bowling and track and field competitions, thanks to the district’s official partnership with the international Special Olympics organization.
Reading with Rodney aims to help district students discover Mills’ same passion for learning with a mobile library that visits neighborghoods, apartment complexes and community centers across the district.