Located at the southern tip of Texas across the Rio Grande from the Mexican city of Reynosa, McAllen Independent School District is one of the oldest and most respected school systems in the state.
Texans love football. That may be one reason why the state has some of the largest high schools in the nation. Frisco Independent School District, located 30 miles north of Dallas, strives to be different. Its mission is “to know every student by name and need.”
Jayton Girard ISD
If you find yourself driving from Lubbock to Abilene on your way to Dallas on a Friday night, it’s worth a slight detour on US 380 to Jayton, Texas to watch the Jaybirds play basketball.
Galena Park ISD
Galena Park Independent School District (GPISD) prides itself on providing a first-class education to all students. “It’s an easy commute from Galena Park to downtown Houston, the energy corridor and the airport. Housing is affordable. The real reason people live here, though, is the hometown feel,” explained Instructional Technology Specialist Charlotte Rogers. “A lot of families ha