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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.

    Motto

    Every Student Is Important.

     

    Goals

    Achievement
    Be a high performing educational institution.

    Faculty/Staff
    Retain and hire quality staff.

    Financial
    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).

    Facilities
    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
       
    Demographics  
    Students 5773
       
    Hispanic 56.0%
    White 30.1%  
    African American 11.8%
    Asian 0.4%  

    Native American

    0.2%
    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%
       
    Staff  
    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
       
    Schools  
    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 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 & Vision 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.

 
Goals

Achievement
The District is committed to the highest level of achievement possible for all Ennis ISD students through: an academically challenging curriculum in all grade levels and in specific areas such as G/T; pathways for students toward career and college readiness, including more students pursuing dual credit and advanced placement opportunities; an increased number of students who graduate and attend higher learning institutions; the use of cutting-edge technology for engaged student learning; and an openness to implement new ideas and new ways to approach academic challenges.

Community Capacity
The District is committed to fully leveraging the capacity of our community through a healthy and effective partnership that focuses on the following: improved two-way communication between the District and the community; an increased level of school-business partnerships; promotion of Ennis ISD as the school district of choice in the surrounding area; and broadened influence beyond local impact to affect state education policy.

Discipline/Safety & Security
The District is committed to a student discipline policy that has the following attributes: is uniform and consistent among all Ennis ISD campuses; is practical to implement while also achieving the desired results; and, when fully deployed, directs administrative and teaching resources away from discipline issues and toward achievement in the classroom.

The District is also committed to the safety and security of students, staff and patrons at all Ennis ISD campuses and buildings, with emphasis on preventing school violence and proactively engaging with the community on school safety issues.

Facilities
The District is committed to providing excellent learning facilities that are well-maintained, meet the needs of our students and staff, adapt to the evolving needs of Ennis ISD, and reflect well on the community as a whole.

Faculty/Staff
The District is committed to providing an excellent faculty and staff through the effective recruitment of new teachers and through employee retention initiatives focused on the following areas: achieving the highest level of employee morale possible; proactively engaging with faculty/staff to exchange ideas and brainstorm solutions; and publicly recognizing the achievements and accomplishments of our Ennis ISD people.

Financial
The District is committed to a financial philosophy that takes a conservative and common-sense approach to managing taxpayer funds and other resources while also ensuring that the yearly District budget adequately addresses the needs of Ennis ISD.

Approved by the Board of Trustees-Summer 2013
 
 
Academic Achievement: 2013-2014
 
Campuses that Met Standard 10
Campuses that Did Not Meet Standard 0
Campuses with Academic Achievement Distinction 25
Number of graduates 345
Graduation rate 95%
Scholarships and grants earnedby graduates $546,350
   
Demographics  
Students 5782
   
Hispanic 56.2%
White 30.02%  
African American 11.89%
Asian .35%  

Native American

.12%
Multiethnic 1.09%
Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander .30%  
   
Student attendance rate 96%
English Language Learners (ELL) 13.82%
Students eligible for free or reduced price lunch 69.96%
   
Staff  
Total full-time employees  717.2
Teachers 380.5
Professional support   56.5
Campus administration  21.0
Central administration 12.0
Educational aides  112.2
Auxiliary staff 134.9
   
Schools  
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 1,540
Ennis Junior High School 842
Lummus Intermediate 665
Miller Intermediate 672
Austin Elementary 342
Bowie Elementary 375
Houston Elementary 257
Travis Elementary 293
Carver ECC 318
Crockett ECC 478
 Total  5,782
   
*Data based on the 2012-2013 TEA Texas Academic Performance Report  
 
 
 
Last Modified on May 10, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

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