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DID YOU KNOW?

Check out these GCISD Quick Facts:
 - GCISD has 21 campuses with more than 14,000 students.
 - There are 58 different home languages spoken in GCISD.
  - GCISD teachers have 11.9 average years of experience.
  - 34 percent of GCISD teachers have advanced degrees.

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TOP STAFF

GCISD has been named a Dallas Morning News Top 100 Place to Work for FOUR consecutive years. Only two school districts have accomplished that. Some recent awards won by GCISD staff include:
 - TASSP Principal of the Year
 - The Landry Award Coach of the Year
 - Linden Heck Howell Outstanding Teaching of Texas History Award
 - NBCSN National Certified School Nurse of the Year
 - Air Force Association Teacher of the Year
 - Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

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TOP ACADEMICS

GCISD students have had incredible success in the classroom:
 - 122 National Merit Semifinalists in last six years, including 18 from the Class of 2022
 - 55 National Recognition Program Scholars (African American, Hispanic, Indigenous) from Class of 2022
 - 225 National Merit Commended students in last six years, including 36 from the Class of 2022
 - 22 AP Capstone Diploma recipients in 2021, a GCISD record
 - 714 AP Scholar Award students in 2020, a GCISD record
 - Four students advanced to DECA International Career Development Conference finals in 2021
 - Two students earned special award recognition at Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in 2021

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TOP ATHLETICS

GCISD students have won UIL State Championships in seven sports in the last three years:
 - GHS Girls Golf (2017, 2018, 2019)
 - CHHS Baseball (2019)
 - GHS Boys Cross Country & Walker St. John (2020, 2021)
 - CHHS Diver Abby Devereaux (2020, 2021)
 - CHHS Wrestler Evan Atchley (2021)
 - GHS Track & Field Walker St. John (2021)
 - GHS Cheerleading (2022)

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TOP GRADUATES

The Class of 2021 earned more than $63.8 million in scholarship money. Click below for a map of all colleges and universities GCISD graduates have attended in the last three years.

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PERSONALIZED OPTIONS

GCISD offers an array of personalized learning opportunities in programs such as Arts Integration (pictured here), STEM, Dual Language, Experience Design and much more. These innovative approaches to learning enrich and enhance the academic experience for our students. Click below for a full look at all of the opportunities for GCISD students.

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TOP FINANCES

GCISD features an award-winning Financial Services department that has been influential in the following accomplishments:
 - Total tax rate has been reduced 12.16 cents in the last three years
 - AA+ Standard & Poor's Global Rating, the highest rating offered to Texas school districts
 - Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) each of the last 30 years

OUR VALUES

Who We Are

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Vision

The vision of the GCISD is to be THE BEST. GCISD inspires, encourages and empowers students to achieve their full potential in a global society.

Mission

GCISD will promote good citizenship and prepare, motivate and encourage each student to reach his or her full potential within a safe, caring, cooperative environment by providing an effective and enduring education.