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News and Announcements

Reminder - New School Start Times 8/11/16
Parents, remember to set your alarms a bit earlier this year at elementary and junior high. The elementary school day will begin 10 minutes earlier and the junior high school day will begin 15 minutes earlier. The high school day is unchanged.

Elementary School Day: 7:50 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Junior High School Day: 8:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

High School Day: 9:00 am – 4:10 pm

See you Monday, August 22 for the first day of school!

 
 

Elementary Enrollment Begins Today 8/9/16
The 2016-2017 school year begins August 22. The period for elementary summer enrollment begins Tuesday, August 9. Space at many schools is limited, so parents who have not yet enrolled their children are strongly encouraged to enroll at their attendance area school prior to the first day of school.

Parents of students in grades 7-12 can enroll their students at their attendance area junior high or high school.

Learn more, including required documents & immunizations

 
 

2016 STAAR 3-8 Results 7/21/16
STAAR Logo RISD has received STAAR results from the State of Texas for students in grades 3-8 who took the assessment in the spring. A Confidential Student Report was mailed last week to parents at their home address.

Passing standards increased this school year on all STAAR tests, with more correct answers required for students to meet expectations under the Texas accountability system.

RISD students met or exceeded the state average passing rates on 16 of the 17 tests. Overall passing rates for RISD students increased on 12 of the 17 assessments.

Learn more - see RISD scores

Learn more - understand the confidential student report

 
 

Board Approves 2016-17 Budget 6/22/16
At its June 20 work session, the RISD Board of Trustees approved the 2016-17 budget, which included an operating budget of $303 million. The budget includes a 3% salary increase for teachers and staff, and 34 additional teaching positions districtwide.

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Stone Named Interim Superintendent; Other Leadership Changes Announced 6/15/16
Dr. Stone Photo Deputy Superintendent Dr. Jeannie Stone has been named Interim Superintendent by the RISD Board of Trustees, following Dr. Kay Waggoner's announcement that she is retiring. Dr. Stone has been serving as Acting Superintendent since April.

"The Board is delighted​ to have a leader the caliber of Dr. Stone serve as our interim superintendent," said Board President Kim Caston. "She has brought energy, experience, a successful track record, and a results-oriented leadership style to her duties in RISD. The Board of Trustees has complete confidence in her ability to lead RISD in the coming months."

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