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.

News and Announcements

State STAAR Testing Schedule: May 3-5, 2016

STAAR State Assessment Schedule for Next Week:

- Tuesday, May 3: High School Algebra I (Grade 8 Algebra I Students too)
- Wednesday, May 4: High School U.S. History
- Thursday, May 5: High School Biology

District Releases 2016-2017 Scholastic Calendar

During the Regular Board Meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, the West ISD Board of Trustees approved the new 2016-2017 West ISD Scholastic Calendar. For students, the first day of school is Wednesday, August 24, 2016, and the last day is Friday, May 26, 2017.

District Moves Back Last Day of School to Friday, May 27, 2016

On December 9, 2015, the West ISD Board of Trustees approved an amendment to the 2015-2016 West ISD Scholastic Calendar. The amendment to the calendar centers on the date of the last day of school for all West ISD students. The new last day of school is Friday, May 27, 2016. This amendment was allowable due to the recent passage of House Bill 2610 by the 84th Texas Legislature. This new ending date will now afford the District the time needed to transition from the temporary West Middle and High School campus to the new campus site.

West ISD Publishes Community and Student Engagement Ratings for 2014-2015

House Bill 5 (HB 5) of the 83rd Texas Legislature Regular Session added Section 39.0545 to the Texas Education Code (TEC). TEC § 39.0545 requires that each school district assign ratings for the district and each campus on both overall performance and each of nine factors related to community and student engagement.

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