Grand Prairie Independent School District

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Grand Prairie Independent School District
Grand Prairie, Texas
District information
Type Public
Grades Pre-K through 12
Superintendent Dr Susan Hull[1]
Budget 2007-2008 Budget Summary
Students and staff
Students 24,565 (2007)[2]
Teachers 1,579 (2007)[2]
Staff 1,318 (2007)[2]
Athletic conference UIL 8-6A
Other information
Website Grand Prairie ISD

Grand Prairie Independent School District is a school district headquartered in Grand Prairie, Texas, United States.

GPISD is a 58-square-mile (150 km2) district serving more than 26,000 students within the Dallas County portion of Grand Prairie. The district boasts 39 campuses, including 25 elementary schools, seven middle schools, two ninth grade centers, three high schools and two alternative education schools. The District employs more than 3,372 staff members and offers a variety of services and programs designed to help students radiate success.

To attend a GPISD school, kindergarten children must be five years old on or before September 1 of the current school year. Special early childhood programs are available for children ages 3–5 who are handicapped or developmentally delayed, and for infants from birth to age two who are blind or deaf.

Students entering GPISD from other accredited schools are admitted at the level authorized by individual transcripts. A student enrolling in Grand Prairie schools must be a resident of the GPISD and must provide satisfactory proof of residency and required immunizations. Elementary students attend school from 8:10 a.m. – 3:20 p.m. Middle school students attend school from 8:45 a.m. – 3:55 p.m. High school students attend school from 7:35 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

The high schools in the district are Grand Prairie High School, South Grand Prairie High School and Dubiski Career High School.

The GPISD Education Center is located at 2602 South Belt Line Road.

In 2011, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[3]


High Schools

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Crosswinds High School

Middle Schools

  • Grades 6-8
    • Adams Middle School
    • Arnold Middle School
    • Jackson Middle School
    • Kennedy Middle School
    • Reagan Middle School
    • Fannin Middle School
    • Truman Middle School

Elementary Schools

  • Grades K-5
    • Colin Powell Elementary School
    • Daniels Elementary Academy
    • Dickinson Elementary School
    • Eisenhower Elementary School
    • Florence Hill Elementary School
    • Garner Elementary School
    • Rayburn Elementary School
    • Sallye Moore Elementary School
    • Lee Elementary School
    • Whitt Elementary School
    • Austin Elementary School
    • Bonham Elementary School
    • Bowie Elementary School
    • Bush Elementary School
    • Garcia Elementary School
    • Johnson Elementary School
    • Marshall Elementary School
    • Milam Elementary School
    • Moseley Elementary School
    • Seguín Elementary School
    • Travis Elementary School
    • Williams Elementary School
    • Zavala Elementary School

Fifth Grade Center

  • Grade 5
    • Crockett Fifth Grade Center

Alternative Schools

  • Lamar Alternative Education Program (Grades 6-12)
  • Crosswinds High School (Grades 9-12)


  1. Retrieved on 20 January 2008
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Texas Education Agency AEIS Report - Grand Prairie ISD. Retrieved on 20 January 2008
  3. "2011 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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