Lewisville Independent School District, Texas

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Lewisville Independent School District
Denton County, Texas
Lewisville ISD logo.jpg
District Profile
Superintendent:Dr. Stephen F. Waddell
Enrollment:51,484 students
Number of schools:66
Budget: $537.7 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Carol Kyer
Board members:7
Term length:3
Lewisville Independent School District is a school district in Texas that serves Denton County. It is the 17th-largest school district in Texas, serving 51,484 students in 66 schools with an operating budget of $537.7 million.[1]

About the district

Lewisville Independent School District is located in Denton County, Texas
Lewisville Independent School District is located in Denton County, Texas. The county seat of Denton County is Denton. The county's population was 662,614 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[2]

Demographics

Denton County outperforms the rest of Texas in terms of higher education attainment, median income and poverty rate. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 40.3% of Denton County residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees compared to a 26.3% rate for the state of Texas. Denton County had a median income of $72,939 in 2010 compared to $51,563 for Texas. The poverty rate for Denton County was 8.5% in 2010, compared to a 17.4% rate for the rest of the state.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2012[2]
Race Denton County (%) Texas (%)
White 80.4 80.6
Black or African American 9.2 12.3
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.9 1.0
Asian 7.1 4.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 2.3 1.7
Hispanic or Latino 18.7 38.2

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100 percent. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one or two tenths off from being exactly 100 percent.[3]

Superintendent

The superintendent of Lewisville Independent School District is Dr. Stephen F. Waddell, who was appointed to the position in 2011. Waddell has his Bachelor’s degree from North Texas State University, his Master’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University and his doctorate degree from the University of North Texas. Prior to his current role, Waddell served as superintendent of Birdville Independent School District, Tuloso-Midway Independent School District and Sunray Independent School District.[4]

School board

The Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees consists of seven members who are elected by district to three-year terms.[5]

Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees
Member Role Place # Term Ends
Kathy Duke Vice President Place 1 2015
Trisha Sheffield Secretary Place 2 2015
Angie Cox Trustee Place 3 2016
Kristi Hassett Trustee Place 6 2017
Brenda Latham Trustee Place 5 2016
Tracy Scott Miller Trustee Place 7 2017
Kris Vaughn Trustee Place 4 2016

School board elections

See also: Lewisville Independent School District elections (2014)

Members of the Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees are elected by district to three-year terms. Two seats were up for election on May 10, 2014; newcomers Kristi Hassett and Tracy Scott Miller were elected to Places 6 and 7, respectively. Two seats will be on the ballot in May 2015.

Public participation in board meetings

The Board of Trustees maintains the following policy regarding public participation in board meetings last updated in 2011:

As long as the requirements of the Open Meetings Act are satisfied and the right of citizens to apply to the Board for redress of their grievances is not abridged, the Board need not provide a public forum for every citizen wishing to express an opinion on a matter. Reasonable restraints on the number, length, and frequency of presentations are permissible. The Board may limit the number of persons it will hear on a particular subject and the frequency with which they may appear, so long as the regulation does not abridge constitutionally guaranteed rights of freedom of speech and to petition nor unfairly discriminate among views seeking expression. [6]

—Lewisville Independent School District's website, (2011), [7]

Budget

Lewisville 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 $297,201,583 55.3% $63,573,676 11.8% $57,502,273 10.7% $107,726,545 20% $9,154,605 1.7% $537,744,421
Averages: $297,201,583 55% $63,573,676 12% $57,502,273 11% $107,726,545 20% $9,154,605 2% $537,744,421

Teacher salaries

Teachers in Lewisville Independent School District earn annual salaries based on years on the job as well as educational achievement. As of the 2013-2014 academic year, teachers with a Bachelor's degree and no experience start out earning a salary of $48,325 and can earn up to $69,825. Stipends of $1,000 are given to those with Master's degrees and $1,200 to those with a doctorate.[8]

Schools in Lewisville ISD

Enrollment

Lewisville Independent School District serves 51,484 students. Lewisville Independent School District does not publicly archive enrollment data.[9]

District schools

Lewisville Independent School District operates 66 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[10]

Lewisville Independent School District Schools
School Name
Arbor Creek Middle School
Bluebonnet Elementary School
Briarhill Middle School
Bridlewood Elementary School
Camey Elementary School
Castle Hills Elementary School
Central Elementary School
College Street Elementary School
Coyote Ridge Elementary School
Creek Valley Middle School
Creekside Elementary School
Degan Elementary School
DeLay Middle School
Donald Elementary School
Downing Middle School
Durham Middle School
Ethridge Elementary School
Flower Mound Elementary School
Flower Mound High School
Flower Mound 9th Grade Campus
Forest Vista Elementary School
Forestwood Middle School
Garden Ridge Elementary School
Griffin Middle School
Hebron High School
Hebron 9th Grade Campus
Hebron Valley Elementary School
Hedrick Elementary School
Hedrick Middle School
Heritage Elementary School
Hicks Elementary School
Highland Village Elementary School
Homestead Elementary School
Huffines Middle School
Independence Elementary School
Indian Creek Elementary School
Killian Middle School
Lakeland Elementary School
Lakeview Middle School
Lamar Middle School
Lewisville Elementary School
Lewisville High School
Lewisville High School - Harmon
Lewisville High School - Killough
Liberty Elementary School School
Lillie J. Jackson Early Childhood Center
Marcus High School
Marcus 9th Grade Campus
McAuliffe Elementary School
McKamy Middle School
Morningside Elementary School
Old Settlers Elementary School
Owen Elementary School
Parkway Elementary School
Peters Colony Elementary School
Polser Elementary School
Prairie Trail Elementary School
Rockbrook Elementary School
Shadow Ridge Middle School
Southridge Elementary School
Stewart's Creek Elementary School
The Colony High School
Timber Creek Elementary School
Valley Ridge Elementary School
Vickery Elementary School
Wellington Elementary School

Academic performance

The Texas Education Agency issues an annual accountability report for each school district in the state. This rating determines if district schools fulfill expectations in four categories of educational achievement during a particular school year. The following terms explain these categories:

  • Student Achievement: Measures student performance on the annual Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) test.
  • Student Progress: Measures student performance in reading, math and writing courses at the district level.
  • Closing Performance Gaps: Measures year-to-year performance among students in the lowest-performing demographics.
  • Postsecondary Readiness: Measures student readiness for college, employment or military service after graduation.

Lewisville Independent School District received a Met Standard designation on the state's 2013 report. District schools met 98 percent of indicators set forth by state education officials and all four assessment categories. The following table details the district's accountability report during the 2012-2013 school year:[11]

Performance Index Summary, 2012-2013
Category Points earned Maximum points Index score Target score
Student Achievement 102,254 116,619 88 50
Student Progress 1,759 5,000 35 21
Closing Performance Gaps 1,205 1,500 80 50
Postsecondary Readiness 1,244.3 1,400 89 75

Contact information

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Lewisville School Board
1800 Timber Creek Road
Flower Mound, TX 75028
Phone: (469) 713-5200

See also

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