The Texas Economic Development Council has awarded the Georgetown Workforce Development Alliance (WDA) the 2017 Workforce Excellence Award. The WDA consists of a partnership between Georgetown ISD, the city of Georgetown and the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce.
Georgetown ISD will be transitioning from Sodexo to Southwest Foods Excellence as the district’s food services provider. Southwest Food Excellence has announced that Tray Mitchell has been hired as the Georgetown ISD Director of Nutritional Services and will begin on July 1.
Watch the GHS and EVHS graduation live from the HEB Center at http://bit.ly/2pmjDqf.
As you are aware, we are preparing for the opening of a new Annie Purl Elementary that will serve students from the current Annie Purl and Williams campuses. Over the next couple of weeks, Georgetown ISD will be reassessing the bus service area around Annie Purl Elementary for the 2017- 2018 school year. It is the normal practice of GISD that each time a new campus is built or attendance zones are changed, we review the transportation zones for those affected areas. The purpose of this assessment is to create service zones that are consistent with all other schools in the district and provide the best services possible for all students.
Georgetown Independent School District announces the sponsorship of the 2017 Seamless Summer Foodservice Program.
Physicals for GHS, Benold, and Forbes Athletes, FIne Arts, ROTC and HOSA Students (7-12) are Sat. May 20th beginning at 8:00 a.m. at Baylor Scott and White Hospital, 300 University Blvd., Round Rock, Tx 78665
Summer is just around the corner and GISD has opened registration for summer school.
Georgetown ISD is holding a series of education summits to discuss the development of a community-based accountability system.
GISD will offer a public presentation on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 5:30 pm in the Georgetown ISD Board Room.
Georgetown ISD is offering opportunities during the 2016-17 school year for secondary students to earn credit in academic subjects and for elementary students to accelerate a grade level by passing the appropriate examinations for acceleration.
Georgetown ISD is proud to now offer a Dual Language Enrichment Program to incoming kindergartners for the 2017-2018 school year. This program can also be referred to as a two-way immersion program.
On Monday, the Georgetown ISD Board of Trustees named Dr. Brandon Jayroe as the new principal of Benold Middle School and Rob Dyer as the new principal for Richarte High School.
Find out more information on Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten Enrollment at GISD.
The event will be held Saturday, April 22 at the Georgetown Recreation Center.
The next general election is just around the corner. On the ballot you will see a proposition related to our school district’s funding known as Chapter 41 recapture.
We want every family in Georgetown ISD to be involved in their child’s education, knowing they make a difference and that their voice is heard.
Looking for something fun to do this summer? There are plenty of summer camps right here in Georgetown.
Community Showcase for Proclamation 2017 Instructional Materials Adoption
GHS Baseball and Softball will raise awareness for Pediatric cancer by wearing gold next week during their Spring Break games.
The Board of Trustees met on February 21 for a regular board meeting.
Congratulations to the Eagles and Lady Eagles!
The Board approved Dr. Malinda Golden, Lannon Heflin, and Denisse Baldwin at the regular board meeting on Feb. 21.
The Board meets at 6 p.m., but immediately goes into closed session. Public session begins at 7 p.m.
There will be 240 teams from over 8 counties showcasing their solutions to Challenges at a tournament on Saturday, February 18, beginning at 8 a.m.
The 2016-2017 Annual GISD Surplus Auction will go live on Tuesday, February 21 and continue through Thursday, March 2.
GISD Superintendent Dr. Fred Brent received the Cornerstone Award for Education at the eighth annual Community Impact Summit and Cornerstone Awards held at the Chamber of Commerce last week.
Georgetown ISD student-athletes from East View and Georgetown High School participated in the annual National Signing Day on February 1.
National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), will be celebrated from February 6–10, 2017.
The Board discussed a rezoning update, District of Innovation and approved a resolution opposing the A-F Rating System.
GISD will host a Spanish language public meeting on the rezoning of attendance boundaries on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the Mitchell Elementary library, located at 1601 Rockride Lane.
5th to 6th Grade Parent Orientation Meetings this Wednesday, January 25, 2017.
A national independent credit rating agency, Moody's Investors Service, has upgraded Georgetown Independent School District’s debt rating from Aa2 to Aa1.
Based on our original rezoning timeline, we intended to bring proposed attendance zones to the Board for approval at the January School Board meeting. However, additional time is needed to respond to questions and feedback received online and at the public meetings held on January 5 and January 10.
The District of Innovation committee has completed its work to develop an innovation plan. You may view the plan here:
PSAT/NMSQ Student Score Reports for all high school students that completed the fall exam will be disseminated on January 25, 2017.
In 2010, the Georgetown community passed a bond to renovate and expand the existing Georgetown High School campus to accommodate an increase in student enrollment, make the campus more user-friendly and to update the interior spaces of the building.
The Georgetown ISD Board of Trustees approved the District’s Board Beliefs and received updates on the new elementary and middle school boundaries at the Dec. 14 regular Board meeting.
We are excited to announce that Kirby Campbell has been hired as the Georgetown ISD Director of Transportation and will begin on January 2.
Georgetown ISD is providing the community online access to the most current School Report Cards (SRCs) for all GISD campuses.
On Friday, December 16, students will be released early and teachers will use the afternoon as a work day to wrap up the semester.
We would love to showcase our history by collecting big or small artifact donations from the past 100 years.
Information on the Jack Frost Invitational Basketball Tournament is available here.
The 3rd Quarter 2016 Demographic Report for Georgetown ISD is now available to view.
The Georgetown Independent School District Board of Trustees appointed Ben Stewart as the replacement for Place 7 trustee Ronna Johnson at their Monday, Nov. 14 Board meeting.
Together with the GHS Georgettes and the EVHS Sparklers, GISD Council of PTAs is offering a babysitting service open to GISD students to help alleviate some holiday stress.
We are needing volunteers for Destination Imagination.
Georgetown ISD offers opportunities for students to earn credit in subjects without prior instruction.
The district will be honoring veterans this year with a variety of programs and ceremonies held throughout the day on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11.
A student may be referred by teachers, counselors, parents, or any adult knowledgeable of the student. Once a student is referred for assessment, a variety of information is gathered on each student. No single test score or referral will qualify a child for G/T services.
GISD is inviting the Georgetown community to submit mascot ideas for George Wagner Middle School.
Georgetown ISD is pleased to announce the graduating ceremonies for the class of 2017
You are cordially invited to attend the NJROTC Liberty Battalion's 14th Annual Military Inspection.
As a part of Texas Safe Schools Week, the Texas Department of Public Safety has highway patrol troopers riding buses and monitoring drivers across the state, Oct. 16-22.
Frost PE and the City of Georgetown are encouraging families to walk or bike their child to school.
Georgetown Independent School District will provide the opportunity for any interested enrolled 8th or 9th grade student to participate in the administration of the PSAT 8/9
Students in Georgetown will join those from all over the U.S. walking or riding their bike to school on October 5.
Georgetown ISD is hosting a First Responder’s Night on September 30 at 7:00 pm at the GHS vs. EVHS football game. First responder’s in uniform will be admitted into the game for free.
A Georgetown ISD school bus was involved in an accident this morning at the intersection of Rockride Lane and Sam Houston Avenue. There were no students on the bus at the time of the accident.
The PSAT for 10th and 11th grade students will be held on Wednesday, October 19th at each of the GISD high school campuses.
Registration opens August 8, 2016, and ends September 23, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. (CT). Examinees who do not register by September 23, 2016, must be registered by campus personnel at a participating campus on the day of testing, if the campus can accommodate them.
Photos from the Annie Purl Elementary Groundbreaking Ceremony
2016 Varsity Football Season Presale Tickets Information
A list of submitted nominations for the name of Middle School # 4 was presented to the GISD School Board on August 15, 2016. Following GISD Board Policy, the district began soliciting nominations from the community on July 16, 2016 with a deadline of August 10, 2016.
If you were unable to attend one of our new student enrollment events the week of August 1, please click above for information on how to enroll your child before the first day of school. School starts on August 23.
Lisa Napper has been named Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, replacing Karen Dooley who recently announced her retirement from Georgetown ISD. Napper will begin serving in the district August 22. Click the headline above to learn more about Ms. Napper.
2016 Varsity Football Season Tickets are open to the public today.
GISD is seeking nominations for the name of Middle School #4. Click the headline above to read about criteria for facility names and to access the online nomination form. The deadline for submitting nominations is August 10.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the New Purl Elementary School will take place on August 29 at 6:30 p.m.
The Georgetown Independent School District is seeking membership for the District Performance Council. Parents, community members, and business members are needed. Click the headline above for details on how to nominate yourself or someone else.
The July 2016 meeting of the Board of Trustees has been moved to July 25, the fourth Monday of the month. Click the headline above for more details on GISD Board of Trustees meetings.
The Georgetown ISD Education Foundation invites local businesses and non-profit organizations to participate in Georgetown ISD's annual Community Showcase, which will be held on Wednesday, August 10. Click the headline above for more details.
The Georgetown Area Junior Forum's 9th Annual Fill the Bus campaign to collect school supplies for GISD students in need kicks off July 1 and runs through August 7. Click the headline above for information on donation locations.
A meet-and-greet for newly appointed GHS principal Wes Vanicek has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 19. Click the headline above for more details.
The Georgetown ISD Board of Trustees named Wes Vanicek as the new principal for Georgetown High School at its regular meeting on Monday, June 20. Click the headline above to read more about Mr. Vanicek as well as another change in GHS administration.
The Georgetown ISD Board of Trustees named the new principal for Ford Elementary and the new principal for Middle School #4 at its meeting on May 16. Click the headline above to learn about the new campus leaders coming to our district.
The celebration of Veterans Day is a long-standing tradition in Georgetown ISD. The district will be honoring veterans this year with a variety of programs and ceremonies held throughout the day on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11th. We invite veterans and active military members in our community to join us at any of these celebrations. Click the headline above for details.