Why Choose Carroll
The answer is simple. Being a part of the Dragon family will be the most rewarding personal and professional experience of your lifetime. Our school district hires the best and brightest educators available to meet the individual and personal needs of students at all grade levels. Our auxiliary and support staff supports the district's mission and goals by playing an important role in ensuring student success. Come be a part of our tradition of excellence.
Carroll ISD Earns Exemplary Rating
Carroll ISD is a K-12 public school system located in the heart of the DFW Metroplex. The 21 square-mile district consists of 11 school serving more than 8,000 students and 1,000 employees. The district is rated Exemplary by the Texas Education Agency. In fact, CISD is one of the largest Exemplary school districts in the state of Texas.
All 11 Campuses Earn Exemplary Ratings
All of the district's 11 campuses have been rated "Exemplary." The state of Texas does not rank public schools, but they do rate them based on performance on standardized tests, attendance, and drop out rates. CISD has a zero percent drop out rate, a 97 percent attendance rate and consistently scores above the state national averages on assessments. The state holds districts to a high standard of 90 percent passing to obtain the Exemplary rating. In addition, each subgroup must receive a 90 percent for a district or campus to earn the top rating.
Academic, Athletic & Fine Arts Programs Named Champions
Carroll ISD recently earned the 2015 6A Lone Star Cup Championship. This coveted award is presented to the district that earns the most competition points in the areas of academics, athletics and fine arts.
Quality of Life
Carroll ISD is located in the heart of the DFW metroplex. About 80 percent of the district's boundaries lie within the City of Southlake. One of the biggest advantages Carroll ISD offers young educators entering the work force is the opportunity to continue your academic career while working in the classroom setting. Our location on Highway 114 in Southlake puts you within minutes of the following locations for professional development and continuing education.
- Regions 10 and 11 Education Service Centers
- Dallas and Tarrant County Community Colleges
- Southern Methodist University
- University of North Texas
- University of Tecas at Arlington
- University of Dallas
- Texas Christian University
- Texas Wesleyan University
- Texas Woman's University
Life in the Dallas/Fort Worth MEtroplex offers affordable housing, close proximity to Dallas/Fort Worth airports, Major League Sports competitions, cultural and fine arts performances:
- Art. Science & History Museums
- Bass Performance Hall
- Dallas Aquarium
- Dall & Fort Worth Zoos
- Dallas & Fort Worth Botanical Gardens
- Dallas Meyerson Symphony
- Globe Life Park
- Grapevine Mills Mall
- Noble Planetarium
- NRH20 Family Water Park
- Six Flags Over Texas
- Six Flags Hurrican Harbor
- Texas Motor Speedway
- The Fort Worth Stockyards
- The Grapevine Opry
- The Science Place