Registration for all students is now open. Returning students received letters containing snapcodes to initiate the registration process the week of July 11.
Irving ISD held commencement ceremonies June 4 for the Class of 2016, who earned more than $22 million in scholarships.
The Irving ISD Athletic Hall of Fame inducted its 2016 class at a banquet held June 18 at the Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel.
Superintendent of Schools Jose L. Parra, Ed.D. is pleased to announce Irving ISD’s 2016 Elementary Teacher of the Year is Angela Synder from Townsell Elementary School and the 2016 Secondary Teacher of the Year is Dennis Ramos from MacArthur High School.
The Social Studies and Current Events teams from MacArthur High School are repeat champions. Both teams won a second consecutive title at the state UIL Academic Meet held this week in Austin.
Students at Nimitz High School hosted a groundbreaking and ribbon cutting ceremony for a new community garden. The community garden is designed to create hands-on learning opportunities, grow healthy food options and contribute to the sustainability of the field of agriculture.
Irving ISD was named a top digital school district by the Center for Digital Education for our use of innovative technologies such as the 1:1 laptop initiative, STEM curriculum and flipped classroom instruction.
2016 Total Tax Rate (no change)
The Irving ISD adopted a total tax rate that will raise the same taxes as last year’s rate. The total tax rate will effectively be changed by 0.00 percent and will raise taxes on a $100,000 home by approximately $00.00.
Interest and Sinking Tax Rate
The Irving ISD Board of Trustees adopted an ordinance that will decrease taxes for interest and sinking by 13 cents if the voters approve a Tax Ratification Election. In that case, the interest and sinking tax rate will effectively be decreased by approximately 32.1 percent and will decrease taxes for debt service on a $100,000 home by approximately $97.50, or -$97.50.
Maintenance and Operations Tax Rate [tex. Tax code § 26.05(b)(2)(a)&b]
Irving ISD adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 13.7 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $97.50.