Irving ISD Signature Studies programs have received multiple, national recognitions for excellence:
Recognized for outstanding programs by the U.S. Department of Education.
Students in the School of Aviation at Irving High School won Best First-Year Team at the national Real-World Design Challenge in 2018.
The School of Law and Public Service at Singley Academy was awarded the national Excellence in Action award in 2014. This is the highest award given for programming excellence for Career & Technical Education programming excellence.
The School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Services at Singley Academy was awarded the national Excellence in Action award in 2017. This is the highest award for Career & Technical Education programming excellence.
The department's partnership with the Irving Police Department earned recognition as the Career Pathways National Partnership Excellence Award in 2016.
Students from MacArthur and Nimitz high schools earned an invitation to pitch their concepts at the World Series of Entrepreneurship.