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Irving Independent School District, Texas

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Irving Independent School District
Irving, Texas
Irving ISD logo.jpeg
District Profile
Superintendent:Jose L. Parra
Enrollment:34,243 students
Number of schools:33
Budget: $364.5 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Steven Jones
Board members:7
Term length:3
Irving Independent School District is a school district in Texas that serves the city of Irving. It is the 34th-largest school district in Texas, serving 34,243 students in 33 schools with an operating budget of $364.5 million.[1]

About the district

Irving Independent School District is located in Irving, Texas
Irving Independent School District is located in Irving, Texas. The city's population was 216,290 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[2]


Irving outperforms the rest of Texas in terms of higher education attainment and poverty rate but underperforms in terms of median household income. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 33.4% of Irving residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees compared to a 26.3% rate for the state of Texas. Irving had a median income of $49,303 in 2010 compared to $51,563 for Texas. The poverty rate for Irving was 16.2% in 2010 compared to a 17.4% rate for the rest of the state.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2012[2]
Race Irving (%) Texas (%)
White 53.1 80.6
Black or African American 12.3 12.3
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.9 1.0
Asian 14.0 4.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 3.5 1.7
Hispanic or Latino 41.1 38.2


The superintendent of Irving Independent School District is Jose L. Parra, who was appointed to the position in December 2013. He has both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of Texas at San Antonio, his administrative certification from Trinity University and a doctorate in Educational Administration from Columbia University in New York. Prior to his current post, Parra was serving as superintendent of Lockhart Independent School District.[3]

School board

The Irving School Board consists of seven members who are elected by district to three-year terms.[4]

Irving School Board
Member Position District Term Ends
Steven Jones President District 1 2014
Larry Stipes Vice President District 3 2015
Randy Randle Secretary District 7 2016
Valerie Jones Member District 4 2015
Lee Mosty Member District 5 2016
Gail Conder Wells Member District 2 2014
Randy Necessary Member District 6 2014

School board elections

See also: Irving Independent School District elections (2014)

Members of the Irving school board are elected by district to three-year terms. Two seats were up for election in May 2013; Board Secretary Randy Randle and member Lee Mosty were elected to the board. Three seats will be on the ballot on May 10, 2014 and two seats in May 2015.


Irving Independent School District publishes its annual budget on its website.[1]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2013-2014 $219,017,781 60.1% $46,289,847 12.7% $40,430,477 11.1% $48,316,454 13.3% $10,467,167 2.9% $364,521,726
Averages: $219,017,781 60% $46,289,847 13% $40,430,477 11% $48,316,454 13% $10,467,167 3% $364,521,726

Teacher salaries

Teachers in Irving Independent School District earn annual salaries based on years on the job as well as educational achievement. Teachers with a Bachelor's degree and no experience start out earning a salary of $50,000 and can earn up to $60,372. Stipends of $1,000 are given to those with Master's degrees, $1,500 to those teaching in their Master's field and $2,000 to those with a doctorate.[5]

Schools in Irving ISD


Irving Independent School District serves 34,243 students. Irving Independent School District does not publicly archive enrollment data.[6]

District schools

Irving Independent School District operates 33 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[7]

Irving Schools
School Name
Austin Middle School
Barton Elementary School
Bowie Middle School
Brandenburg Elementary School
Britain Elementary School
Brown Elementary School
Cardwell Career Preparatory Center
Crockett Middle School
Davis Elementary School
Lorenzo de Zavala Middle School
Elliott Elementary School
Farine Elementary School
Gilbert Elementary School
Good Elementary School
Houston Middle School
John Haley Elementary School
Thomas Haley Elementary School
Hanes Elementary School
Irving High School
Johnston Elementary School
Keyes Elementary School
Lady Bird Johnson Middle School
Lamar Middle School
Lee Elementary School
Lively Elementary School
MacArthur High School
Nimitz High School
Schulze Elementary School
Singley Academy
Stipes Elementary School
Townley Elementary School
Townsell Elementary School
Travis Middle School

Contact information

Irving ISD logo.jpeg
Irving School Board
2621 W. Airport Freeway
Irving, TX 75062
Phone: (972) 600-5000

See also

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