District Profile

 

Mission Statement

Each student of Round Rock ISD contributes to society, continues to learn, and confidently embraces the challenges of a competitive and ever changing world.

Our Beliefs

Individual Learner:

  • Student need is diverse and cannot be met through a single solution.
  • A variety of teaching and learning techniques is needed to reach all students.
  • All students deserve an equal opportunity to develop their unique capabilities.

Instruction/Learning:

  • Quality instruction engages and inspires students.
  • Students deserve a physically and emotionally safe learning environment
  • A quality education is well rounded. It cultivates the intellect, skill-sets, wellness, and emotional maturity of each student.

Partnerships:

  • Engaged and genuine partnerships between the students, school, parents, community, and business are critical to successful student outcomes.

Access/Foundation:

  • Access to a quality education is the foundation for us to reach our full potential as a society.

Strategic Plan

Overview

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.

Roughly 47,500 students attend the district’s five high schools, ten middle schools, 33 elementary schools, and two alternative learning centers. Enrollment grows by nearly 1,000 students per year.

The district has a diverse ethnic base with a student population*

The average student-teacher ratio for RRISD is 14.9. The annual dropout rate for students in grades 9 – 12 is just 0.5% and 64% of the district’s graduating seniors take the SAT and ACT college entrance exams, scoring well above state and national averages.

Academies

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 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)

International Baccalaureate Programme

IB Primary Years Programme

  • Anderson Mill Elementary School
  • Caldwell Heights Elementary School
  • Chandler Oaks Elementary School
  • Spicewood Elementary School

IB Secondary Years Programme

  • Grisham Middle School
  • Hernandez Middle School

IB Diploma Programme

  • Stony Point High School
  • Westwood High School

 

Our Students

Total Number of Students: 47,328 (as of January 5, 2016)

  • African American – 8.6%
  • Hispanic – 30.3%
  • White – 42.7%
  • American Indian – 0.4%
  • Asian – 13.5%
  • Pacific Islander – 0.2%
  • Two or more races – 4.3%

*Texas Education Agency TAPR 2014-2015

  • Number of Languages Spoken: 79
  • Average Student Teacher Ratio: 14.5

 

Class of 2014 ACT Scores

State – 20.9
Round Rock ISD – 23.9
Nation – 21

Class of 2014 SAT Scores

State – 1432
Round Rock ISD – 1613
Nation – 1497

Our Schools

Total Number of Campuses: 52

  • High Schools: 5
  • Middle Schools: 10
  • Elementary Schools: 33
  • Alternative Education Centers: 4

Special Facilities

  • Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center
  • Technology Center
  • Central Kitchen
  • Brushy Creek Complex (encompasses Purchasing, Distribution Center and Print Shop)
  • Two Transportation Centers
  • Two Athletic Stadiums (Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex and Dragon Stadium)

 

Our Staff

Total Number of Employees: approximately 5,798

  • Teachers: 3,120.4
  • Professional Support: 610.2
  • Campus Administration (School Leadership): 184.4
  • Central Administration: 46.2
  • Educational Aides: 536.8
  • Auxiliary Staff: 1,299.5

Beginning Teacher Salary (2014-2015)

  • $43,000 – Bachelors Degree
  • $44,000 – Masters Degree
  • $45,000 – Doctorate Degree

 

Teachers with advanced degrees: 29% (master’s and doctoral degrees)

Average years of experience of teachers: 10.9 years

Budget

2015-2016

 


Budgeted Revenue
$361,323,207
Local $259,039,642
State $99,183,565
Federal $3,100,000

 

Budgeted Expenditures $361,119,288
Salaries & Benefits $315,518,421
Campus/Department Allocations $43,441,233

 

Information is based on data reported to the Texas Education Agency unless otherwise noted.