Round Rock Independent School District

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Round Rock Independent School District
Location
Round Rock, Texas
Central Texas

United States
District information
MottoThe Destination District for Public Schools
GradesPre-K through 12th
EstablishedMay 1913
SuperintendentSteve Flores, Ph.D.
Budget$446,335,000
Students and staff
Students51,208
Teachers4,293
Staff6,310
Athletic conferenceDistrict 14 6A
ColorsTeal and White
Other information
Websitewww.roundrockisd.org
The Round Rock
Entry to Lillie Delgado Administration Building

Round Rock Independent School District (RRISD) is a school district headquartered in the city of Round Rock, Texas, United States. As of Fall 2019, the school district is serving over 51,000 students, prekindergarten through grade 12.[1]

District boundaries are approximately 110 square miles and include 55 schools that serve students in southern Williamson County, northwest Travis County, the city of Round Rock and portions of the cities of Austin and Cedar Park.

Student enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year is 51,208. Round Rock ISD employs more than 6,400 educators, administrators, support and professional staff.

History[edit]

In May 17, 1913, the Williamson County government approved incorporation of Williamson County Common School District #19, forming RRISD. Originally, the district consisted of only two schools.[2]

Schools[edit]

Public schools of choice[edit]

Round Rock ISD public schools of choice provides students access to innovative programming that engages and taps into their specific interests, aspirations and preferred learning styles.[3]

Secondary schools[edit]

High schools[edit]

  • Early College High School (ECHS), a Round Rock ISD public school of choice that provides students with up to 60 college credit hours towards a Bachelor’s degree[4]

Middle schools[edit]

  • C.D. Fulkes Middle School
  • Canyon Vista Middle School
  • Cedar Valley Middle School
  • Chisholm Trail Middle School
  • Deerpark Middle School and Capital Area Regional Day School for the Deaf (6-8)
  • Grisham Middle School, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice featuring the IB Secondary Years Programme School
  • Hernandez Middle School, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice featuring the IB Secondary Years Programme School
  • Hopewell Middle School
  • Pearson Ranch Middle School
  • Ridgeview Middle School
  • Walsh Middle School

Specialized and alternative schools[edit]

  • Success High School, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice
  • Early College High School (ECHS), a Round Rock ISD public school of choice
  • Round Rock Opportunity Center (RROC)

Primary schools[edit]

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Anderson Mill Elementary School, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice featuring the IB Primary Years Programme
  • Claude Berkman Elementary Arts Integration Academy, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice
  • Blackland Prairie Elementary School and Leadership Academy, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice
  • Bluebonnet Elementary School
  • Brushy Creek Elementary School
  • Cactus Ranch Elementary School
  • Caldwell Heights Elementary School, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice featuring the IB Primary Years Programme
  • Neysa Callison Elementary School
  • Canyon Creek Elementary School
  • Kathy Caraway Elementary School (formerly North Oaks Elementary. Name changed in 2005.)
  • Chandler Oaks Elementary School, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice featuring the IB Primary Years Programme
  • Deep Wood Elementary School
  • Double File Trail Elementary School]and Leadership Academy, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice
  • Elsa England Elementary School, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice featuring Project Lead the Way
  • Fern Bluff Elementary School
  • Forest Creek Elementary School
  • Forest North Elementary School
  • Gattis Elementary School
  • Great Oaks Elementary School and Leadership Academy, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice
  • Linda Herrington Elementary School
  • Joe Lee Johnson Elementary STEAM Academy, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice
  • Jollyville Elementary School
  • Laurel Mountain Elementary School
  • Live Oak Elementary School and Capital Area Regional Day School for the Deaf (K-5)
  • Old Town Elementary School
  • Pond Springs Elementary School
  • Purple Sage Elementary School
  • Vic Robertson Elementary School
  • Patsy Sommer Elementary School
  • Spicewood Elementary School, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice featuring the IB Primary Years Programme
  • Teravista Elementary School and Leadership Academy, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice
  • Union Hill Elementary School
  • Xenia Voigt Elementary School
  • Wells Branch Elementary]Arts Integration Academy, a Round Rock ISD public school of choice
  • Elementary School #35 - Approved in 2018 Bond election, will open for the 2021-2022 school year

Alternative school[edit]

  • Elementary Disciplinary Alternative Education Program (DAEP)[5]

Statistics[edit]

2018-2019 Information[6]
RRISD Statewide
Beginning teachers' salary $49,300 $48,996
Average teachers' number of years experience 11.3 11.1
Economically disadvantaged students 27.9% 60.6%
Students with limited English proficiency 10.2% 19.5%
Student / teacher ratio 14.9 15.1

Demographics

  • African American: 9.0%
  • Hispanic: 30.7%
  • White: 38.2%
  • American Indian: 0.4%
  • Asian: 17.7%
  • Pacific Islander: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 3.7%[7]

Governance[edit]

The Round Rock Independent School District is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees, who are elected at-large to serve staggered four-year terms. As of January 2020, the board is composed of:[8]

Round Rock Independent School District Board of Trustees
Place Name Position Term
1 Nikki Gonzales Trustee 2016 2020
2 Charles "Chad" Chadwell Trustee 2016 2020
3 Amber Feller Secretary 2018 2022
4 Cory Vessa Trustee 2018 2022
5 Amy Weir President 2018 2022
6 Steven E. Math Vice President 2018 2020
7 Mason Moses Trustee 2016 2020

Sports[edit]

The 11,000-capacity Kelly Reeves Stadium in Austin is owned by the Round Rock Independent School District.[9] It is used mostly for American football.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Round Rock ISD". Round Rock ISD. Retrieved 2017-06-22.
  2. ^ "Round Rock ISD History". Round Rock ISD History. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  3. ^ "2017-2018 Campus Transfer Information". Round Rock ISD. Retrieved 2017-06-22.
  4. ^ "Early College High School | Round Rock ISD". earlycollege.roundrockisd.org. Retrieved 2020-06-24.
  5. ^ "All RRISD Schools – Round Rock ISD". Roundrockisd.org. Retrieved 2017-07-11.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-12-18. Retrieved 2014-11-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-11-12. Retrieved 2014-11-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Trustees: Round Rock ISD". roundrockisd.org. Retrieved 2020-06-24.
  9. ^ "Kelly Reeves Stadium". www.austintexas.org. Retrieved 2020-06-24.

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