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|Round Rock Independent School District|
|Round Rock, Texas|
|Motto||The Destination District for Public Schools|
|Superintendent||Steve Flores, Ph.D.|
|Students and staff|
|Athletic conference||District 14 6A|
|Colors||Teal and White|
Round Rock Independent School District (RRISD) is a school district headquartered in the city of Round Rock, Texas, United States. As of Fall 2019, the school district is serving over 51,000 students, prekindergarten through grade 12.
District boundaries are approximately 110 square miles and include 55 schools that serve students in southern Williamson County, northwest Travis County, the city of Round Rock and portions of the cities of Austin and Cedar Park.
Student enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year is 51,208. Round Rock ISD employs more than 6,400 educators, administrators, support and professional staff.
The district's mission is to prepare students to contribute to society, continue to learn and confidently embrace the challenges of a competitive and ever changing world. Round Rock ISD has said they believe that access to quality education is the foundation for us to reach our full potential as a society.
Round Rock ISD administrators have developed education offerings that support students as individual learners providing students a variety of teaching and learning techniques that develop a student's unique capabilities. Instructional methods and approaches include; providing students access to public schools of choice, arts integration academies, Project Lead the Way, an STEAM-based curriculum, Early College High School, International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced Placement (AP) courses, career focused theme-based high school academies, dual language and a variety of school day and after school enrichment programs.
The district actively engages the community at large to promote partnerships between local businesses, students, and schools.
Round Rock's surround area continues to grow its residential and commercial population, and is one of the fastest growing regions in the country.
Round Rock ISD public schools of choice provides students access to innovative programming that engages and taps into their specific interests, aspirations and preferred learning styles.
Round Rock ISD has developed the Aligned Round Rock Curriculum (ARRC) with the assistance of teachers, instructional coaches, and curriculum specialists. The ARRC is aligned with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and state assessments. The ARRC documents outline the learning goals and objectives RRISD students are expected to achieve and provides resources for instruction. The ARRC provides teachers with planning documents that:
|Beginning teachers' salary||$49,300||$48,996|
|Average teachers' number of years experience||11.1||11.5|
|Economically disadvantaged students||24.3%||60.4%|
|Students with limited English proficiency||8.9%||17.1%|
|Student / teacher ratio||14.9||14.9|
The Round Rock Independent School District is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees that is responsible for adopting policy, employing and evaluating the superintendent, approving the budget and capital improvement plans, and setting the tax rate. As the district's elected leaders, Trustees are charged with making decisions they believe to be in the best interests of all RRISD children.
2018-2019 Board of Trustees