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  • Ennis ISD is in Region 10 of the Texas Education Agency in the City of Ennis, Texas. The City of Ennis, located 30 minutes south of downtown Dallas, is emerging as a preferred development and residential site in the southern tier of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

    This historic community of 19,000 is nestled among three beautiful lakes that provide not only an abundance of recreational opportunity but also a residential setting that is unsurpassed. Ennis contains 144 historic structures that appear on the National Register of Historic Places. These structures grace the community and point to a proud past of railroad and agricultural activity in a bustling turn-of-the-century community.

    The district, formed in 1881, covers an area of 253.8 sq. miles in the southeastern corner of Ellis County and extends into a small area of Navarro County.

    The District is dedicated to offering the best education at all 10 of its campuses focusing on student achievement for all students. EISD educators are highly qualified and work to ensure all students have the best resources and instruction to succeed. The District has a long tradition of success and continues building excellence so that all students are college and career-ready when they graduate from EISD schools.
    Mission Statement

    The Ennis Independent School District (ISD) shall be an educational institution that continuously challenges and stimulates its students. Ennis ISD shall provide the highest quality instructional staff and the appropriate facilities to insure that every student is equipped to his/her greatest academic potential.

    Qualities of character to be taught, modeled, and upheld in Ennis ISD shall include honesty, integrity, and respect. The curriculum, programs, offerings, and opportunities provided by Ennis ISD shall be intended to produce a responsible people of high moral character, capable of personal and professional success, who shall have a positive impact on society.

    Vision Statement

    Educate, Encourage, Empower.


    Every Student Is Important.



    Be a high performing educational institution.

    Retain and hire quality staff.

    Provide resources to ensure educational excellence.

    Discipline/Safety & Security
    Educate students in a safe and secure environment with character.

    Community Capacity
    Maintain a positive collaboration/partnership with our community (all stakeholders).

    Provide well maintained facilities of the highest quality.

    Academic Achievement: 2015-2016
    Campuses that Met Standard 10
    Campuses that Did Not Meet Standard 0
    Campus Academic Achievement Distinctions 28
    Number of graduates 341
    Graduation rate 95%
    Scholarships and grants earned by Class of 2016 graduates over $700,850
    Students 5773
    Hispanic 56.0%
    White 30.1%  
    African American 11.8%
    Asian 0.4%  

    Native American

    Multiethnic 1.3%
    Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander 0.3%  
    Student attendance rate 96.4%
    English Language Learners (ELL) 13.3%
    Students eligible for free or reduced price lunch 69.2%
    Total full-time employees  650.3
    Teachers 391.4
    Professional support   63.0
    Campus administration  20.8
    Central administration 14.0
    Educational aides  106.9
    Auxiliary staff 54.3
    10 campuses  
    1  High Schools (9-12)  
    1  Junior High (7-8)  
    2  Intermediate Schools (4-6)  
    4  Elementary Schools (1-3)  
    2  Early Childhood Development Centers  
    Enrollment by Campus  
    Ennis High School 1,623
    Ennis Junior High School 828
    Lummus Intermediate 670
    Miller Intermediate 621
    Austin Elementary 324
    Bowie Elementary 386
    Houston Elementary 296
    Travis Elementary 306
    Carver ECC 294
    Crockett ECC 425
     Total  5,773
    *Data based on the 2014-2015 TEA Texas Academic Performance Report  
    Last Modified on October 3, 2016


Ennis Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities or employment.

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