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Jobs / HR

ͼ attracts and hires hundreds of qualified employees each year through job fairs, recruiting events, and our simple-to-use online application process.

Facility Rentals

ͼ Independent School ͼ makes school facilities available for use by non-profit community groups/organizations with first priority always given to the education of students.

Interested in doing business with ͼ?

The Purchasing Department is responsible for the procurement, distribution and disposition of goods and services for ͼ Independent School ͼ. 

Taxpayers

ͼ Voters have passed $4.97 billion in bond construction programs since 1995.

ͼ's first bond issue was held just a few months after the ͼ was formed in 1949. In fact, every school in ͼ has been funded by a bond issue.

In addition to millions of dollars invested in new schools and thousands of additional classrooms, a significant percentage of bond funds have allowed for infrastructure and technology upgrades, renovations at older schools, safety and security upgrades, new school buses, and land for future growth.

Volunteer and Background Check Information

Each year, more than 20,000 parents, partners, sponsors and friends volunteer at ͼ. Mentors help improve a student's self esteem and attitude toward learning. We appreciate each and every person who becomes a volunteer or mentor!

Learn more about volunteering or mentoring and see the information needed for background checks

ͼ Education Foundation (NEF)

The mission of the Foundation is to foster community involvement in innovative educational programs by generating and disbursing funds and other resources to provide enrichment for students of ͼ.


Partnerships

Partnerships between ͼ, businesses and the community are designed to meet partner and campus needs.

Learn more about Partnerships

Adult and Community Education

Adult Secondary Education classes include basic education and preparation classes for High School equivalency certifications, or graduates who are looking toward a college or vocational school future.

More about Adult Education

A catalog of community classes is produced each Fall, Spring and Summer featuring hundreds of exciting classes for both adults and children.

More about Community Education


Gold Card

If you are over 65 years old and live in ͼ or are a retired ͼ employee, you may be eligible to receive the ͼ Gold Card.

Read more about the Gold Card


Pillar of Character
Pillars of Character

Each year, six alumni are selected as Pillars of Character from among the ͼ’s thousands of high school graduates since 1951. They represent the traits of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.

ͼ School Museum
School Museum

A small group of retired ͼ educators began to informally meet and discuss ways to save the district’s history.  Over time, the group formally organized and began to make plans for creating a School Museum.

Students smiling at camera
Name a School

Community members may nominate individuals to be considered as namesakes for elementary and middle schools and special facilities. High schools are named for United States Supreme Court Justices.

Military Families

Currently, more than 7,000 children with parents who are connected to the military attend schools in the ͼ Independent School ͼ. Led by the efforts of school counselors, ͼ school communities work diligently to support military families and address their unique educational challenges.

ͼ-TV produces a variety of informational and promotional videos about ͼ's educational programs, schools, staff members, students, challenges and successes. 

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