Education

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 Grapevine/Colleyville ISD
 
Grapevine is well served by the Grapevine/Colleyville Independent School District and is the largest attended ISD in Grapevine. The GCISD is one in which staff, students and parents are committed to excellence and the 13,000 students are afforded a multitude of opportunities to learn and grow.  In addition to our excellent K-12 system, private school options are also available.  A broad spectrum of higher educational opportunities are also readily available in the area with a wide-range of top notch universities, law schools, dental schools and medical schools.
Carroll ISD
 

The Carroll ISD is an excellent K-12 public school system that serves a portion of Grapevine.  Carroll ISD consists of 11 schools serving more than 7,800 students and 1,000 employees. This district is one of the largest in the state of Texas to earn the top rating of "Exemplary" by the Texas Education Agency.  CISD has a zero percent drop out rate, a 97 percent attendance rate and consistently scores above the state and national averages on assessments.  Five of CISD's schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.  Seven of 11 campuses were named to the Texas Business Education Coalition's 2011 Honor Roll. Carroll ISD earned the coveted 5A Lone Star Cup in 2012 and 2013 for achieving the highest number of points in academics, athletics and fine arts competitions. Approximately 98 percent of Carroll's seniors go on to attend a college or university after graduation.  More than 90 percent of Carroll students take a college entrance exam, with composite scores on the SAT and ACT that exceed state and national averages. Carroll offers a full array of Advanced Placement and Honors courses, a challenging curriculum for gifted and talented students and special programs for students with special needs.
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Quick Facts about GCISD  (as of the 2013-2014 school year) 

 
Student enrollment - 13,366 
Employees - 1,580 
Number of Schools - 17 traditional, 2 alternative, 1 early college high school and 1 virtual 
Area served - Grapevine, Colleyville, and portions of Euless, Hurst and Southlake (iUniverstiy Prep is open to students across the state) 
Graduation Rate - 95.4%  
Average Years’ Experience of Teachers - 13.5 
Teachers with Advanced Degrees - 32.7% 
Student Ethnicity

  • African American - 4%
  • Hispanic - 21%
  • White - 63%
  • Other (Native American/Asian/Pacific Islander) - 12%


First superintendent hired - 1928 
$107.9 million bond measure passed by patrons in Sept. 2005 
$124.8 million bond measure passed by patrons in May 2011

Governing Body - Seven-member elected Board of Trustees

 

GCISD Administration - Dr. Robin Ryan, Superintendent, (817.488.9588)

3051 Ira E. Woods Avenue
Grapevine, TX 76051 

 

    

Major Universities and Colleges in the Grapevine Area

 

UNIVERSITIES

 

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DEGREE PROGRAMS

 

University of North Texas

Denton, Texas

940.565.2000

 

36,000

 

Business Admin, Arts & Sciences, Education, Health Sciences, Community Services, Music

 

Southern Methodist University

Dallas, Texas

214.768.2058

 

11,000

 

Business Admin, Engineering & Applied Science, Arts & Sciences, Education, Law

 

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, Texas

817.257.7490

 

10,000

 

Business Admin, Arts & Sciences, Education, Fine Arts, Nursing

 

Texas Women’s University

Denton, Texas

940.898.2000

 

15,000

 

Arts & Sciences, Education, Health Care, Natural and Social Sciences, Nursing

 

University of Dallas

Dallas, Texas

214.721.5000

 

3,000

 

Business Admin, Arts & Sciences, Education

 

 

University of Texas

Arlington, Texas

817.272.2761

 

35,000

 

Business Admin, Architecture and Environmental Design, Engineering

 

University of Texas

Dallas, Texas

972.883.2111

 

23,100

 

Business Admin, Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences

 

Tarrant County College

817.515.6100

 

50,600

 

Associates Degrees and Continuing Education

 

 

Medical/Dental Schools

 

Baylor College of Dentistry

Dallas, Texas

214.828.8100

 

Baylor School of Nursing

Dallas, Texas

214.820.3361

 

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

Fort Worth, Texas

817.735.2244

 

University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Dallas, Texas

214.688.3691

 

University of Texas School of Allied Health Sciences

Dallas, Texas

713.500.9850

 

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Dallas, Texas

214.648.3111

 

 


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