Rockwall Independent School District, Texas
|Rockwall Independent School District|
|Number of schools:||19|
|Website:||School Home Page|
|Board of Education|
|Board president:||Christopher Cuny|
About the districtRockwall County, Texas. The county seat of Rockwall County is Rockwall. The county's population was 78,337 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.
Rockwall County outperforms the rest of Texas in terms of higher education attainment, median income and poverty rate. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 35.3% of Rockwall County residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees compared to a 26.3% rate for the state of Texas. Rockwall County had a median income of $82,725 in 2010 compared to $51,563 for Texas. The poverty rate for Rockwall County was 6.3% in 2010 compared to a 17.4% rate for the rest of the state.
|Racial Demographics, 2012|
|Race||Rockwall County (%)||Texas (%)|
|Black or African American||6.1||12.3|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.7||1.0|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.1||0.1|
|Two or More Races||1.7||1.7|
|Hispanic or Latino||16.4||38.2|
The superintendent of Rockwall Independent School District is Jeff Bailey, who was appointed to the position in the spring of 2009. Bailey has both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from East Texas State University. Prior to this position, Bailey was serving as deputy superintendent of Plano Independent School District.
The Rockwall School Board consists of seven members who are elected at-large to three-year terms. While candidates run for specific positions on the ballot, they represent the entire district.
|Rockwall School Board|
|Member||Role||Place #||Term Ends|
|Christopher Cuny||President||Place 1||2015|
|Linda Mitchell Duran||Vice President||Place 3||2015|
|Leigh Plagens||Secretary||Place 6||2014|
|Stephanie Adams||Member||Place 7||2014|
|Jon Bailey||Member||Place 4||2016|
|Russ Childers||Member||Place 2||2015|
|Jim White||Member||Place 5||2016|
School board elections
Members of the Rockwall school board are elected to three-year terms. Two seats were up for election in May 2013; Board members Jon Bailey and Jim White were elected to the board. Two seats will be on the ballot on May 10, 2014 and three seats in May 2015.
Rockwall Independent School District publishes its annual budget on its website.
|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|
Teachers in Rockwall 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 $46,050 and can earn up to $50,470 with 15 years experience. Stipends of $1,500 are given to those with Master's degrees and $1,000 to those with a doctorate.
Schools in Rockwall ISD
Rockwall Independent School District does not publicly archive enrollment data.
Rockwall Independent School District operates 53 schools listed below in alphabetical order:
|Amy Parks Elementary School|
|Cain Middle School|
|Cullins Elementary School|
|Dobbs Elementary School|
|Hartman Elementary School|
|Hays Elementary School|
|Jones Elementary School|
|Nebbie Elementary School|
|Pullen Elementary School|
|Reinhardt Elementary School|
|Rochell Elementary School|
|Rockwall High School|
|Rockwall-Heath High School|
|Shannon Elementary School|
|Springer Elementary School|
|Stevenson Elementary School|
|Utley Middle School|
|Williams Middle School|
- School board elections portal
- Rockwall Independent School District elections (2014)
- Texas school districts
- List of school districts in Texas
- Rockwall Independent School District, "Annual Financial Report," accessed December 6, 2013
- U.S. Census, "Quick Facts: Rockwall County," accessed March 13, 2014
- Rockwall Independent School District, "Superintendent," accessed March 13, 2014
- Rockwall Independent School District, "Board of Trustees," accessed March 13, 2014
- Rockwall Independent School District, "Teacher Salary Schedule," accessed March 13, 2014
- Rockwall Independent School District, "Rockwall ISD Schools," accessed March 13, 2014