• Gainesville ISD is a 4A public school serving nearly 3,000 students at five campuses and Head Start.  In 2015-2016, all GISD campuses achieved Met Standard, the highest rating schools can earn on the state’s accountability system, and in addition, the district as a whole exceeded targets in all four indexes.  This year’s requirements increased at each student grade level and in each subject area. Gainesville Independent School District will continue to strive for student excellence to consistently increase index scores at every campus.


    Total Staff: 465
    Total Teachers: 198
    Student:  Teacher Ratio 14.4:1
    Students enrolled in Bilingual/ESL:  613 (21.5%)
    Students enrolled in Career & Technical Education:  618 (21.6%)


    District Boundaries Map


GISD Vision Statement
GISD, as an integral part of the local community and global economy, provides a first-class education for all students,

·         Empowering stakeholders

·         Embracing diversity and

·         Expecting excellence with integrity. 

GISD Mission Statement
The mission of the Gainesville Independent School District is to provide opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for immediate and future success for all students, PK-12, through a cooperative effort of school, home and community.

  • A quality and equitable education in a safe orderly environment is the right of all students.
  • The student is the most important person in the school setting and all educational decisions should place the child first.
  • All students can learn when high expectations, quality instruction, time and resources are appropriately given.
  • Basic skills and critical thinking are the foundation of lifelong learning.
  • Excellence in public education is best achieved through a cooperative effort of students, family, staff and community at the local level.
  • Understanding of and respect for diversity are vital to public education.
  • Morals and values are necessary components of education with all people having inherent value and worth.
  • Each person is responsible for his/her own actions and has an obligation to contribute positively to society.
  • Education is more successful when society agrees that the primary function of school is to assure the education of students.
  • Our district should be a learning, innovative and progressive organization that provides lifelong learning opportunities for students, parents, staff and community members.


    In the event bad weather prevents the opening of schools, an announcement will be released from the office of the Superintendent to the following radio and television stations: RADIO TELEVISION KGAF 1580 AM GAINESVILLE CABLE (3) WBAP KDFW FOX 4 820 AM KXII-TV (12) KTEN (10)  Also check our Social Media outlets at www.facebook.com/gainesvilleisd and our twitter page @gainesvilleisd.  



    Gainesville Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, handicap, race, color, and national origin in its educational programs, activities, or employment as required by Title IX, Section 504 and Title VI. Any person wishing to discuss possible violations should contact Alyce Greer Director, Business Operations, 800 S. Morris St. Gainesville, TX 76240, 940-665-0255