Denton Independent School District (Isd)


The Denton Independent School District (ISD) in Texas operates a diverse network of 45 schools, including 28 elementary schools, 8 middle schools, 7 high schools, and 2 alternative schools. The district serves a wide range of students, from high-performing schools like Guyer High School to those facing unique challenges, such as the specialized Joe Dale Sparks Campus.

Among the standout schools in the district, Guyer High School ranks 263rd out of 1,961 Texas high schools and boasts a 99.5% four-year graduation rate, while Crownover Middle and Hawk Elementary consistently outperform the district and state averages on STAAR tests. However, the data also reveals significant disparities in academic performance, with a clear correlation between a school's socioeconomic status and its test scores.

Overall, the Denton ISD schools exhibit a wide range of strengths and challenges. While some schools, like Blanton Elementary and Ep Rayzor Elementary, boast exceptional academic performance, others struggle to meet state and district standards. Addressing these disparities and ensuring equitable access to resources could be key priorities for the district moving forward.

District Detail

 1307 N Locust St
Denton, TX 76201

 (940) 369-0000

SchoolDigger Rank:
519th of 968 Texas districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 32,521

Primary Schools: 28
Middle Schools: 8
High Schools: 7
Alternative Schools: 2

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Texas Education Agency.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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