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Sid Richardson Foundation Grant helps Arlington ISD Build Future Leaders

The Arlington ISD has been awarded an $80,000 grant from the Sid Richardson Foundation to provide continued operational support for the Emerging Leaders Program, a research-based principal and assistant principal training program. The Emerging Leaders Program is designed to strengthen the leadership skills of aspiring principals and assistant principals. The program,…

Help Arlington ISD Plan for the Future! Community Meetings Feb. 4-5

Help the AISD plan for 2020-2025!The Arlington ISD is considering a bond program to address facilities, fine arts programs, transportation, technology and security needs across the district. Please come to a community meeting to provide your input and help the AISD prioritize needs and make plans that will directly impact each child’s educational experience. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4  • 5:30-7:30…

Applications Open for Arlington ISD’s Wimbish World Language Academy

Applications are now being accepted for Arlington ISD’s brand new World Language Academy coming this fall. Wimbish World Language Academy will provide students in prekindergarten through sixth grade rich learning experiences, language proficiency in multiple languages, cultural understanding and an expanded world view. Engaging classroom experiences will prepare students for language…

Arlington ISD, City of Arlington Dive into New Swim Center Agreement

The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees approved an interlocal agreement with the City of Arlington for use of the district’s new natatorium, a state-of-the-art aquatics facility, which will open in fall 2020 as part of AISD’s Fine Arts and Athletics Complex. As the first-ever natatorium for the AISD and the first…

Big 12 Conference, CYP Foundation Complete $70,000 Berry Elementary Library Makeover

The Big 12 Conference, in partnership with the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers (EYFT) initiative, and Dr Pepper, recently completed a makeover of the library at Berry Elementary in Arlington. Through a grant in the amount of $70,000, Berry Elementary, one of the oldest elementary schools in…

Arlington Police Department Partners with Arlington ISD on Training Simulator

The Arlington Police Department has partnered with the Arlington Independent School District (AISD) on a firearms training simulator. The department purchased the Ti Training Corp TL-102 simulator for approximately $95,000 and received approval from the Texas State Review Board to house it at the AISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical…

Arlington ISD Announces 2018 Accountability Ratings

The Texas Education Agency today released 2018 accountability ratings, the first under the new A-F system that includes three domains – student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Individual campuses receive ratings of either Met Standard or Improvement Required and have the ability to earn distinction designations. According to the…

Fourth Annual AISD Back to School Kickoff This Saturday at AT&T Stadium

The fourth annual AISD Back to School Kickoff – a community effort to help 10,000-plus Arlington ISD students and their families prepare for the upcoming school year – will be from 8 a. m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The event will feature a…

Achieving the Dream: Former AISD Students Land Lockheed Martin Jobs After Internships

When Austin Smith started his Lockheed Martin internship his senior year in 2014 at Martin High School, the hope was that it would lead to a full-time job.“That was kind of the dream of mine,” said Smith, who will start his senior year at the University of Texas at Arlington next month…

Arlington ISD, Dan Dipert Partner for Fine Arts Center Piano

The Arlington ISD has formed a partnership with Dan Dipert to provide $135,000 in funding for a piano to be located at the AISD Fine Arts Center, scheduled to open in fall 2020. The Steinway Spirio Model B Grand Piano will be located in the pre-function space of the Fine Arts…