Positioned twenty-six miles north of Austin, the town of Georgetown was just lately chosen for the quantity two spots on Forbes Small Enterprise journal’s Record of 100 Finest Locations to Reside and Launch, (April 2008). Elements resembling colleges, well-being care, crime charge, housing and utility prices, taxes, common temperatures, parks,
and cultural choices have been considered in making this distinction. Georgetown was listed as quantity two among the many high 100 cities “that greatest mix enterprise and pleasure.” With its motto, “Immediately’s Learners, Tomorrow’s Leaders”, Georgetown Unbiased Faculty District is dedicated to offering high-quality schooling with
excellent colleges in addition to growing life-long learners and leaders. Sturdy group assist and parental involvement are the cornerstones of the excellent academic providers offered by college students in GISD. GISD serves various inhabitants of scholars from grades PK-12 in its 15 campuses. On the elementary degree, GISD gives three colleges
for PK-2 college students, three colleges for college kids in grades 3-5, and three colleges for college kids in grades Okay-5. On the secondary degree, GISD has three center colleges and a ninth-grade campus along with the high school. GISD additionally gives an alternate high school program at Richarte Excessive Faculty. The tenth elementary faculty in GISD is scheduled to open within the fall of 2008. The demographic make-up of GISD contains 4.1% African-American, 31.5% Hispanic, 62.9% White, .7% Native American, and .9% Asian. GISD serves 36.3% of inhabitants of economically deprived college students and 9.3% with English as a second language. On the Texas Training Company Educational Excellence Indicator System, GISD was rated as Academically Acceptable for 2007. Two GISD colleges, Ford Elementary and Village Elementary got Exemplary scores. Solely 8% of the faculties in Texas certified for this ranking. GISD had 4 colleges, Benold Center, Forbes Center, Tippit Center, and Cooper Elementary, that obtained Acknowledged scores. Pickett Elementary and Benold Center Faculty have been acknowledged by TEA as Gold Efficiency Colleges. Three GISD colleges, Village Elementary, Pickett Elementary, and the Ninth Grade Campus have been honored by the Texas Enterprise and Training Coalition (TBEC) by being named to their Honor Roll. The TBEC Honor Roll pinpoints colleges that meet excessive tutorial requirements for 3 consecutive years. Lower than 5% of the faculties in Texas qualify for this distinction.