de Zavala Middle School

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  • de Zavala Middle School Wins Best in Show at ICE ICE Award Awards

    Last Thursday was a scene of celebration at Irving High School for the 17th Annual Irving Celebration of Excellence (ICE). Many great school programs and projects were honored during the night with the coveted ICE Award going to de Zavala Middle School for its National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration.

    Click here for a complete list of winners and visit the district photo gallery for pictures of the event.




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  • de Zavala Performs at The Meyerson Symphony Hall

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    Student musicians from de Zavala Middle School had the opportunity to perform at the renowned Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas’s historic Arts District on Saturday, February 25.



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  • Kickstart Demo Team

    KickStart Demo Team Places 2nd

    During the weekend of January 21st, the de Zavala Kickstart Kids Intermediate Demo Team competed in the KickStart Kid's Martial Arts Extravaganza. Competing against eight other teams in North Texas, de Zavala placed second.


    De Zavala Intermediate Demo Team:

    Nicholas Darson, Michael Espinoza, Jacob Tieman, Austin Rich, Samantha Saravia, Alavi Ullah, Victoria Guevara, Daniel Gurrola, Michelle Lozano, Lilla Fancher, Richard Phan, Not pictured: Joclin Guzman



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  • Teacher of the Year Teacher of the Year

    Irving ISD proudly recognized the campus teachers of the year on Oct. 25th. Congratulations to Cinthia Wenninger, de Zavala's teacher of the year!















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  • DZ Students Selected for All-City Orchestra

    Congratulations to the below students who were selected for the all city orchestra!

    Sandra Guevara, violin (7), Gisela Calzada, violin (7), Kimberly Arias, violin (7), Saleth Grimaldo, violin (7), Sebastian Turner, viola (6), Brandon Price, cello (7), Genesis Benavidez, viola (8), Brian Duarte, viola (8), Tirsa Benavidez, viola (8), Michael Betancourt, Bass (8)


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Irving ISD Points of Pride

  • icon Irving ISD was named the 2015 National Advanced Placement (AP) District of the Year for expanding student access to AP courses and improving AP Exam performance.


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  • icon In 2015, Irving ISD high school students earned more than 2,220 career certifications through the district’s signature studies program and campus2career initiative.

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    More than 2,000 mentors volunteer in the district. Half joined in the fall of 2014 through the Triple M program which focuses on modern, meaningful mentoring.

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  • icon $22.5 million in scholarships were award to students in 2015. 137 scholars were awarded scholarships through The Irving Schools Foundation.

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  • icon IISD Partners in Education program has more than 200 active alliances with businesses and other organizations and more than 1,500 volunteers.

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  • icon Irving ISD is home to the largest Net-zero middle school, Lady Bird Johnson Middle School, in the nation.

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IISD Announcements

  • Gold Card Club Spring Series 2017

    For more information about our Gold Card Club and our Spring Series, click here.

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