All posts by Arlington Independent School District

AISD Recognized for Efforts to Close Achievement Gaps in Advanced Courses

The Arlington ISD was recently recognized by White House Cabinet Secretary and My Brother’s Keeper Taskforce Chair Broderick Johnson at a celebration hosted by Equal Opportunity Schools and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, for its work to ensure that historically underrepresented students have the opportunity to succeed in challenging high…

AISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos Named 2016 Superintendent of the Year for Texas

Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos was named 2016 Superintendent of the Year for Texas by the Texas Association of School Boards. The five finalists were selected by a committee of school board members and were then interviewed Friday during the TASA/TASB Convention. The committee’s decisions were based on specific criteria, including…

AISD, United Sound to Launch Mentoring Music Program for Students With Special Needs

The Arlington ISD is creating a peer-mentoring program where high school students with special needs will learn to play musical instruments in an after-school club atmosphere. The unique program, in partnership with United Sound, is the first of its type in the state of Texas. The program will pilot at Arlington…

Arlington ISD holds Annual Operation Graduation Walk to Encourage Students to Re-Enroll

Keeping students in school is integral to their lifelong success as well as the continued prosperity of the Arlington community. For this reason, the Arlington ISD will host an Operation Graduation Walk Saturday, Sept. 17 from 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. The walk is a community effort with the goal…

AISD Leader One of Five State Finalists for Annual Superintendent of Year Award

Arlington ISD Superintendent Marcelo Cavazos is one of five public school administrators from across Texas selected as state finalists for the annual Superintendent of the Year award. Sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards, the SOTY program has recognized exemplary superintendents for excellence and achievement in educational leadership since 1984. The…

Volunteers Help AISD Teachers Get Ready for the First Day of School

The Arlington ISD skipped the traditional beginning of the year convocation event for the second year in a row Thursday and instead celebrated its teachers and their commitment to students with the AISD Day of Service. Non-campus employees for the district, which includes those working in finance, curriculum, human resources, educational support…

Arlington ISD Announces 2016 Accountability Ratings

The Texas Education Agency rated the Arlington ISD Met Standard in its release of ratings under the state’s accountability system, which utilizes four indices – student achievement, student progress, closing performance gaps and postsecondary readiness. District scores improved over 2014-2015 in all four indices and still seem to be very positive with the…

AISD Partners with Boys & Girls Club of Arlington for After-School Center

The Arlington ISD has formed a unique partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington to include an after-school center in the new Peach Elementary, which will open on Baird Farm Road in August 2016.“This first-of-its-kind partnership will provide AISD families an on-campus option for after-school care focused on…