Denton Independent School District
Denton Independent School District, sometimes shortened to Denton ISD, is a school district based in Denton, Texas. The district covers all or parts of the following cities – Denton, Bartonville, Copper Canyon, Corinth, Cross Roads, Double Oak, Lincoln Park, Oak Point, Fort Worth and Shady Shores. The district also serves the housing developments of Providence, Cross Oak Ranch, Paloma Creek, Savannah, and Lantana all located in unincorporated portions of Denton County. The district encompasses about 180 square miles (470 km2). DISD's superintendent is Dr. Jamie Wilson.
List of facilities
Secondary schools are divided into two separate levels, middle and high schools. Middle School campuses serve students in grades 6–8 while Comprehensive High Schools serve students in grades 9–12.
Comprehensive high schools
Alternative high school
- Calhoun Middle School
- Crownover Middle School – named after Ronny Crownover, businessman and politician
- Harpool Middle School – located in Lantana; mascot Longhorns; colors orange and white
- McMath Middle School – named after Carroll McMath, a Denton ISD teacher and band director from Lubbock, Texas and alumnus of Texas Tech University.
- Navo Middle School
- Strickland Middle School – 1994–96 National Blue Ribbon School
- Myers Middle School - Named after Dr. Bettye Myers, a public education advocate and community leader. This school was scheduled to open in August 2013.
Alternative school (DAEP)
- Cross Oaks
- Evers Park
- L.A. Nelson
- E. P. Rayzor
- J. Newton Rayzor
- Paloma Creek
- Pecan Creek
- Sam Houston
- W.S. Ryan Elementary
Early childhood centers
Denton ISD television channel
Homes in the Denton ISD area get the Denton ISD channel on cable
- "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency.
- "Ronny Crownover Biography", www.dentonisd.org, accessed July 9, 2008
- Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Schools Recognized 1982–1983 Through 1999–2002 (PDF)
- Denton ISD Homepage
- 380Guide.com – Community website for the U.S. 380 corridor in the Denton ISD
- LantanaLinks.com – Community website for the southern portion of the Denton ISD