CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WEST HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2017!
We are proud of you! You are the Class of Grit & Greatness!

WEST HIGH SCHOOL IS... A 2017 SILVER LEVEL BEST HIGH SCHOOL
U.S. News and World Report 2017 Rankings
Top 10% High School in the Nation

WEST ISD IS A 2017 NAMM FOUNDATION BEST COMMUNITY FOR MUSIC EDUCATION... Only 527 NAMM Districts in the entire nation! 

NEW FOR 2017-2018 AT WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL...
West ISD is now accepting Out-of-District Prekindergarten Transfers.
Please call West Elementary at (254) 981-2200 for more information. 

FIRST DAY OF THE 2017-18 SCHOOL YEAR...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

THANK YOU GRAVELY & PEARSON, LLP!
The students, staff, and community appreciate your love & support!

Vision Statement
The West Independent School District, with children as its first priority,
strives to provide a safe, rigorous, stimulating academic environment
in which students find both challenge and support to exceed state and federal standards
while acquiring skills to make life long choices.

Upcoming Events

Special Called Meeting, Board of Trustees
Date: 6/22/2017, 7 AM
Location: West ISD Administration Building, 801 N. Reagan Street, West, TX 76691
School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) Meeting
Date: 6/26/2017, 8:30 AM
Location: West ISD Administration Building
Independence Day Holiday: West ISD is Closed.
Date: 7/4/2017
First Day of School: 7:45 AM Elementary and 8:00 AM Secondary
Date: 8/16/2017
No School - Staff and Student Holiday; All Campuses Closed
Date: 9/4/2017

News and Announcements

West ISD Announces Summer Hours for Administrative, Business, and Campus Offices

Beginning Monday, June 5, and ending on Friday, July 28, 2017, the West ISD Administrative, Business, and Campus Front Offices will be open from Monday through Thursday, 7:30 AM-4:30 PM (Fridays off). For the week of July 4, West ISD will be open Wednesday, July 5, and Thursday, July 6, 2017 (7:30 AM-4:30 PM). For additional information, please contact David Truitt, Superintendent, at (254) 981-2000.

West ISD Announces 2016-17 District Honors

On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, during a special luncheon and awards ceremony in the West Middle/High School Cafeteria and Auditorium, several West ISD staff members were recognized by their peers for their hard work and dedication to the students and staff of West ISD. Donna Burrow, Grade 1 Teacher, was named the "Elementary Teacher of the Year." Austin Cleere, PASS Teacher and Coach, was named the "Secondary Teacher of the Year." Sharron Burnham, PASS and SPED Aide at West Elementary and West Middle School, received the "Support Staff of the Year" award. Grade 8 Social Studies Teacher and Coach, Steve Harralson received the "Second Mile" Award. Congratulations to these four, special individuals! Go Trojans!

West ISD 2017 STAAR and Credit Recovery Summer Program Information

This summer during the month of June, West ISD is set to offer STAAR Preparation Programs for Grades 5 and 8 and the specific high school End-of-Course (EOC) subject exams. Also, English I, English II, and Biology are available for high school credit recovery purposes. Please see the linked flyer for additional information. If you have any questions, please contact your child's campus.

West ISD's District of Innovation (DOI) Plan Approved for 2017-2022

During the April 6, 2017, District of Innovation (DOI) Advisory Committee Meeting, the DOI Advisory Committee approved a proposed West ISD DOI Plan. Per TEC §12A.005 (a)(1), the DOI Plan must be posted to the West ISD website for thirty (30) days for community comment and review. The DOI Plan was posted from Friday, April 7, through Monday, May 8, 2017.

The next steps centered on a Public Hearing and possible approval of the DOI Plan by the West ISD Board of Trustees. On May 10, 2017, during the Regular Board Meeting, David Truitt, Superintendent, held the Public Hearing and presented the DOI Plan to the Board. The Board approved the DOI Plan, 7-0. Mr. Truitt had previously notified the Commissioner of Education of West ISD’s intent to vote on the proposed plan. The DOI Plan will go into effect for the 2017-2018 school year. For additional information, please contact David Truitt, Superintendent, at (254) 981-2000.

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