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      • Waxahachie courthouse clocktowerWaxahachie ISD was founded in 1884 and has a rich tradition of excellence in education. The district encompasses 192 square miles in the heart of Ellis County. Waxahachie ISD is a fast-growth district with a diverse student population of almost 11,000 and more than 1,600 employees who are committed to the success of every student. While Waxahachie ISD is steeped in tradition, it is also a district of innovation with a rigorous curriculum and outstanding extracurricular programs.

         

        Waxahachie ISD offers many unique educational opportunities, including:

        • Two-way dual language program
        • STEAM elementary academy
        • STEM/Early College high school (Global High)
        • Courses in all 13 CTE clusters offered at WHS

        Waxahachie ISD campuses by the numbers:

        • 9 elementary schools
        • 3 junior high schools
        • 2 high schools
        • 1 alternative high school
        • 1 pre-kindergarten academy

        Current Enrollment: 10,138

        • African American: 14.4%
        • Hispanic: 33.8%
        • White: 47%
        • Asian/Pacific Isl.: 0.7%
        • Native American: 0.8%
        • Two or More Races: 3.4%
        • Economically Disadvantaged: 45.9%

        • 1,622 employees
        • 715 certified teachers
        • 24.1% of teachers have advanced degrees
        • Average years of teacher experience: 12.1
        • First-year teacher salary: $52,550
        • 13.5 students per certified teacher
         
        For additional information or clarification about the content on this page, please contact the WISD Administration Office at (972) 923-4631.