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Frisco ISD School Board to Vote on 2017-18 Attendance Zones

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Trustees Expected to Urge State to Replace A-F Accountability System Frisco, Texas – The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees is expected to finalize attendance zones for the 2017-18 school year during its regular meeting this evening. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at the FISD Administration Building, 5515 Ohio Drive in Frisco. The rezoning proposals are projected to impact fewer …

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School Board Delays Opening of Four New Schools

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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday evening to delay the opening of four new schools until 2018, saving the District more than $15 million in operational costs. Memorial High School, Lawler Middle School, Liscano Elementary and Talley Elementary had been planned to open in fall 2017. District leadership recommended the delays following the failure of a property …

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FISD Music Programs Ranked Within Top Ten in the State

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Two Frisco ISD music programs were ranked in the top ten in the state by the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA). The Reedy High School Wind Ensemble finished in sixth place at the TMEA 4A State Honor Band Contest in July. The band’s recorded performance first advanced through the region and area rounds, where they had to place in the top two to …

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FISD Outlines Budget Development Process Following TRE

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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees met in special session on September 6 to canvass votes of the August 27 Tax Ratification Election and discuss 2017-18 budget development and proposed budget savings for 2016-17. The election failed with 58 percent of the vote, effectively rolling back the combined tax rate to $1.46 per $100 valuation. The 13-cent increase would have …

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Back-to-School Bash Welcomes Families to New School Year

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Approximately 2,000 students and their families attended the annual Frisco ISD Back-to-School Bash. The event is coordinated through Frisco ISD, the One Voice parent group, AKA Sorority and was sponsored this year by Baylor Scott and White – Centennial and PediaQ. It was held Saturday August 13 at Centennial High School. Vendors who provide services for students and parents filled the gym, …

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FISD Earns ‘Superior’ Rating for Financial Management

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Frisco ISD has once again achieved the state’s top financial accountability rating, a designation the District has maintained since the program’s inception. Created by the 77th Texas Legislature in 2001, the School Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) is designed to encourage public schools to better manage their financial resources to provide the maximum allocation possible for direct instructional …

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Early Voting Underway in Tax Ratification Election

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Frisco ISD voters are deciding this month whether to raise property taxes to fund day-to-day operations of the school district. Early voting runs now through Tuesday, August 23. Election Day is Saturday, August 27. Frisco ISD has absorbed more than $100 million in state funding cuts since 2011, with more cuts on the way. Without additional funds, the District’s ability …

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Four New Schools to Meet the Needs of Growth

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Frisco ISD is putting the finishing touches on four new schools opening for the start of the 2016-17 school year. The new campuses include Lebanon Trail High School, Nelson Middle School, Miller Elementary and Vaughn Elementary, bringing the total number of schools in FISD to 68. The schools will relieve overcrowding at nearby campuses, as enrollment in Frisco ISD continues …

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FISD Enrolls 1,400 New K-12 Students During Summer Registration

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Frisco ISD welcomed nearly 1,400 new K-12 students during summer registration July 11-15 and 18-22 at Vandeventer Middle School. “Typically, our families move in and there are so many things to do,” said Frisco ISD Director of Student Information Services Liz Abbott. “This registration period helps them take care of one thing in the summer without having to worry about …

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New Student Registration Continues at Schools in August

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Frisco ISD will continue to enroll new students for the 2016-17 school year at each campus* in August.  A child must live in the Frisco ISD attendance zone to be eligible to attend Frisco ISD schools. FISD does not accept out-of-district transfers or fees to enroll out-of-district students. Click here for a guide to see if your new address falls within …