Round Rock ISD will be a place of nurturing, compassion, truth, happiness, respect, creativity, research and self-actualization. All students, staff and parents will be inspired to become partners in the quest for knowledge.
Round Rock ISD will provide exemplary education, guidance and encouragement to empower all students to reach their individual potential and become contributing members of a diverse community.
Round Rock ISD is located in southern Williamson County and northwest Travis County and includes the City of Round Rock and portions of the City of Austin and the City of Cedar Park. The area covers 110 square miles encompassing high tech manufacturing and urban retail centers, suburban neighborhoods, and farm and ranch land.
Round Rock ISD's vision, mission, goals and core beliefs can be found in the Strategic Plan [PDF], the district's strategic plan. The Strategic Plan also includes a Graduate Profile of what characteristics RRISD graduates will be able to demonstrate.
Roughly 45,000 students attend the district's five high schools, ten middle schools, 33 elementary schools, and two alternative learning centers. During the past five years, the number of students has increased 15%, and enrollment continues to grow by more than 1,200 students per year.
The district has a diverse ethnic base with a student population that is approximately 9% African American, 11.8% Asian/Pacific Islander, 30% Hispanic, 0.5% Native American, and 44.7% White with 77 languages spoken throughout the district (PEIMS 2010-2011 Fall Collection).
The average student-teacher ratio for RRISD is 15. The annual dropout rate for students in grades 9 – 12 is just 1.3% and more than 77% of the district's graduating seniors take the SAT and ACT college entrance exams, scoring well above state and national averages.
- Total Number of Students: 45,620 (as of Spring 2013)
- Number of Languages Spoken: 77
- Average Student Teacher Ratio: 15
Class of 2012 College Entrance Exam Results
Round Rock ISD academies are specialized programs within a high school that have a specific academic or theme-based focus and serve students based on their interests and talents.
- The Academy of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (formerly STEM Academy)
- The Academy of International Business and Economics (formerly the Business, Finance, and Marketing Academy)
- The Academy of Professional Studies (formerly Human Services and Safety, Security and Law Academies)
- The Academy of Health Science (formerly Health Science Academy)
- The Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (formerly Fine Arts Academy)
IB Primary Years Programme
- Anderson Mill Elementary School
- Caldwell Heights Elementary School
- Chandler Oaks Elementary School
- Spicewood Elementary School
IB Secondary Years Programme
IB Diploma Programme
- Stony Point High School
- Westwood High School
Total Number of Campuses: 52
- High Schools: 5
- Middle Schools: 10
- Elementary Schools: 33
- Alternative Education Centers: 4
- Performing Arts Center
- Technology Center
- Central Kitchen
- Brushy Creek Complex (encompasses Purchasing, Distribution Center and Print Shop)
- Two Transportation Centers
- Two Athletic Stadiums
- Total Number of Employees: approximately 5,990
- Teachers: 3,095
Beginning Teacher Salary (2012-2013)
- $41,825 (BA)
- $42,825 (MA)
- $43,825 (PhD)
Teachers with advanced degrees: 27% (master’s and doctoral degrees)
Average years of experience of teachers: 10.8 years
|Salaries & Benefits
Per Pupil Expenditure: $7,289
Information is based on data reported to the Texas Education Agency unless otherwise noted.