Denison Independent School District
- Denison ISD was named to the prestigious “Top 10 Best School Districts in Texas” list by Education Resources Group, a respected research firm in Houston.
- Denison schools consistently score above the state average on standardized tests in virtually all areas, often by as much as 20 percentage points.
- Newsweek has repeatedly ranked Denison High School in the top 4% of high-performing schools in the nation.
- A recent $80,000,000 bond has been used to make extensive renovations to existing elementary schools, intermediate and middle schools, and build a new high school campus.
- A 2019 bond election for $20.8 million adds 20 new classrooms, increased cafeteria space, and enlarged pick-up and drop-off areas for two elementary schools with the highest enrollment growth.
DISD Campuses and Instruction Summary
|Denison Independent School District||Value|
|Number of School Districts ||1 |
|Schools with Kindergarten to 4th||5|
|Schools with Grades 5 to 6||1|
|Schools with Grades 7 to 8||1|
|Schools with Grades 9 to 12||1|
|School Enrollment ||4,721|
|Elementary School Enrollment||2,661|
|Secondary School Enrollment||1,986|
|Spending per Student ||$10,023 |
|Student Teacher Ratio ||14 to 1 |
|Average Teacher Experience||12.8 years|
|7th Grade Standard Achievement Test Results (STAAR) Standard not yet established for STAAR ||N/A|
Post DISD Graduation
- Percent of High School Seniors Attending College: 79%
- Percent of High School Seniors Entering the Labor Market: 13%
- Percent of Students Participating in Articulated Courses: 15%
- Average Score: 1074