As the largest school district in Northeast Texas, Tyler ISD encompasses 193 square miles, maintains a total of 36 campus and auxiliary facilities, and serves an enrollment of 18,600 students. The district is made up of two high schools, six middle schools, 17 elementary schools, two alternative schools, and one special education campus. The District's on-site management policy enables administrators and teachers at each campus to implement programs responsive to the particular needs of its individual student body.
With academic achievement the primary objective, Tyler ISD takes strong measures to ensure a positive, safe and orderly learning environment, to instill self-discipline, and to enforce standards of excellence throughout the system.
An array of programs and opportunities expand beyond Tyler ISD in this culture-rich community. Located midway between Dallas and Shreveport, Louisiana, Tyler is a garden city of 100,000 known for its roses and scenic beauty. Community assets such as the Caldwell Zoo, The East Texas Symphony Orchestra, The Tyler Museum of Art, and the Hudnall Planetarium afford opportunities for field trips that expand learning beyond the normal classroom experience. In addition, Tyler ISD offers access to nationally recognized higher education programs through partnerships with the University of Texas at Tyler and Tyler Junior College.
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