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District Accomplishments

Keller ISD ranks in the Top 25% Academically in the State of Texas, while ranking in the Bottom 20% in Spending. 

KISD receives as much as $800 less revenue per student then some of its neighboring districts due to Texas public school funding laws, which are currently being challenged by a lawsuit against the state. Despite this, Keller ISD maintains high standards of achievement:

Achieving Highest Standards of Performance:

  • 21 National Merit Finalists in the Past Three Years
  • $100 Million in Scholarship Offers over the Past Two Years
  • All 39 Campuses "Met Standard" in State Accountability System: 11 Earned Distinctions
  • Recognized as "Best Community for Music Education" by NAMM Foundation for Two Consecutive Years
  • Pre-K Partnership Award from Board of Child Care Associates
  • Hillwood Middle School Named "Texas School to Watch"
  • Fossil Ridge High School Earns AVID National Demonstration School Recognition
  • Timberview Middle School Selected to Present at Ignite '16 National School Showcase
  • All Four High School Marching Bands Advanced to 2014 UIL State Contest
  • Keller High School Marching Band Earned Sudler Shield Award from John Philip Sousa Foundation
  • Indian Springs Middle School Band Achieved "Middle School Band Triple Crown:"
           • TMEA CCC Middle School Honor Band
           • Midwest International Band and Orchestra Conference Invitation
           • Sudler Cup from the John Philip Sousa Foundation
  • 70% of Varsity Sports Advanced to Postseason & 65 Athletes Recognized at the State Level (2014-15)
  • Top Corporate Partner for the American Diabetes Association
  • Baylor Grapevine Lifestyle Improvement Challenge Winner

Providing Exceptional Opportunities

  • $169.5 Million 2014 Bond Building Three New Campuses, as well as Center for Advanced Learning
           • No Tax Rate Increase Required
  • Expanded CTE Opportunities through Partnership with TCC Aviation Center
  • Launched Strings Program in 2014, Laying the Groundwork for District-wide Orchestra Program
  • More Than 3,500 Films Submitted in Keller ISD Student Film Festival
  • Offering Elementary School Theatre at 12 Campuses
  • More Than 3,500 Extra-Curricular Events Held Each Year with More Than 400,000 in Attendance
  • Opened K-Well: Employee Health and Wellness Center in 2014

Financial Stewardship

  • Texas Comptroller's Leadership Circle Award for Transparency, Platinum Member (4 Years Straight)
  •  Superior FIRST Rating (12 Years Straight)
  • "Excellence in Financial Reporting" from GFOA and ASBO (8 Years Straight)
  • TASBO Award of Merit with Recognized Status for Purchasing Department (7 Years Straight)
  • Reduced Energy Consumption 7.7% through Partnership with Cenergistic Over Past Two Years
  • Every Building Project Constructed On Time and Under Budget