The Frisco Independent School District is ranked #16 on the K12 Niche listing of best school districts in Texas. Frisco ISD was 3rd among Dallas area districts.
Frisco ISD serves more than 50,000 students, approximately 1/3 of the total Frisco, Tx population. With a sustained growth rate of 5 - 6% in Frisco, and 7% - 30% in the school district, FISD continues to expand the number of schools at every level.
By 2021, Frisco ISD is expected to have more than 70,000 students enrolled.
Frisco ISD prides itself on their mission of knowing every student by name, and in the well planned manner in which they configure their schools to ensure the success of that mission.
If you're planning to move to Frisco, or are considering communities in the area, Frisco is hard to beat and Frisco ISD is a big part of the reason why.
Frisco ISD by the Numbers
Elementary Schools: 40
Middle Schools: 16
High Schools: 9
Special Program Centers: 3
Attendance Rate: 97.1%
Four-Year Graduation Rate: 98.8%
Average ACT Score: 24.1
Average SAT Score: 1601
Total Employees: 6,492
Teachers: 3,540 (Student/Teacher Ratio: 15:1)
Average Teaching Experience: 9.4 years
5 - 12 Class Size Average: 25 - 28:1
Frisco ISD Special Honors
Frisco ISD has been honored for a number of the programs in education, arts, ecology, and for overall quality. Frisco ISD is a direct reflection of the city that it citizens, and leadership have created. A city that was #5 on the Top 10 List of Cities for Young Families, #6 on the list of America's Friendliest Towns, and #2 on the list of best Mid-Sized cities for Education.
Frisco ISD honors include:
100 Best Communities for Young People - recognizes outstanding places for youth to live, learn and grow
Best Communities for Music Education – honors districts who keep comprehensive music education as an integral part of the core curriculum
Texas Honors Circle Award – recognizes districts and campuses that have achieved student academic growth while keeping spending relatively low
Texas Leadership Circle Program Platinum Award – spotlights local governments that go above and beyond to provide financial transparency
Dallas Morning News Best Neighborhoods for Schools – ranks neighborhoods in Frisco ISD among the best in the area for education
Dallas Business Journal Best Places to Work – honors employers in North Texas whose employees report a positive and supportive work atmosphere
College Board AP District Honor Roll – recognizes districts for making significant gains in student performance and access to Advanced Placement courses
OverDrive Digital Library Champion – recognizes efforts to make popular and educational eBooks and audiobooks available to students
Laserfiche Run Smarter Award for Innovation in K-12 Education – honors organizations for process improvement using Laserfiche solutions
Energy Star National Building Competition: Team Challenge Winner – honors teams of buildings for reducing water use