[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Caraway Elementary School classrooms and library underwent a full flooring overhaul this summer, receiving new carpet throughout the school, funded by Bond 2014. The library, brightened with natural light through the room’s...read more
A total of 35 Round Rock ISD schools earned 115 special distinctions from the Texas Education Agency, including six campuses that earned all available distinctions.
Canyon Creek, Caraway, Great Oaks, Herrington and Spicewood elementary schools and Westwood High School earned all distinctions in all categories for which the schools were eligible, joining more than 400 campuses statewide that also earned all distinctions.
Campus distinctions are aligned with the TEA Accountability Ratings, released in August. RRISD, as well as all District campuses, earned a “Met Standard” designation.read more
A group of second-grade students at Caraway Elementary School raised more than $1,600 during an enrichment cluster to sponsor the Gray Wolf Habitat at the Austin Zoo. The enrichment cluster, led by Caraway Teacher Kim Gonzales, consisted of 20 second-grade students...read more
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Bond 2014 projects across Round Rock ISD were completed over the summer, ensuring campus improvements and new facilities were ready to welcome students for the new school year. The projects included upgrades to 18 campuses, the...read more
Round Rock ISD has awarded $1.9 million in Innovative School Grants to 34 District campuses, challenging the winning schools to explore, enrich or design an exemplary model of innovation to serve students and the community.
The grants, ranging from $7,500 to 100,000, align with Goal 1 of the RRISD Strategic Plan, which states “we will implement, enhance and support innovative teachings and learning models.” Funded through 2016-2017 budget allocations, the grants were awarded through an internal application and interview process.
“To be the Destination District for Public Schools, we must empower our students and staff to create destination schools,” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steve Flores said. “The Innovation School Grants are an exciting opportunity for our schools to be creative and think outside of the box to benefit our students and community.”read more
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kindergarten through seventh-grade students from 15 Round Rock ISD elementary and middle schools earned recognition at the Math Pentathlon National Academic Tournaments, which challenged their math abilities. Students earned Hall of...read more