• The partnership between Irving ISD, Verizon and Digital Promise began in 2017 when the following Irving ISD middle schools joined Cohort 4:

    • Austin Middle School Bowie Middle School
    • Crockett Middle School Lamar Middle School
    • Sam Houston Middle School

    In 2019, the remaining three Irving middle schools joined the program as part of Cohort 6.

    For the 2020-2021 school year, we are proud to welcome all Irving ISD 9th grade students and teachers as part of Cohort 7.


  • Chart ImageStudents in Verizon Innovative Learning schools are

    • 3 times more likely to improve their math score, and
    • 2 times more likely to improve their reading scores.

    Source: Westat March 15, 2017 Research

    53% of Verizon Innovative Learning students are more engaged in school.

    Source: Across all VIL programs that reported data in 2017

    Teachers of Verizon Innovative Learning:

    • 68% said the program helped them reach their classroom and instructional goals.*
    • 69% reported the program changed the way they teach.*
    • 76% reported the program improved their personalized learning goals.*

    * 2018 data reported from Verizon Innovative Learning Schools teachers