Woodsboro ISD is a small rural 2A school district on highway 77 between Refugio and Sinton. The 217-square mile district serves 518 students. The school district is comprised of two schools, an elementary campus serving grades Pre-K through 6th and a combined junior and senior high campus for students in 7th through 12th grade.
Woodsboro schools are the core of the community. Whether it is parents and neighbors gathering at academic family nights or friends and staff cheering at extra-curricular events, there is a strong sense of community pride across the district.
HB 1842 passed during the 84th Texas legislative session, Spring 2015 -- WISD Board of Trustees adopted district
of innovation plan Monday, April 17, 2017.
- Greater local control as the decision makers over the educational and instructional model for students;
- Increased freedom and flexibility, with accountability, relative to state mandates that govern educational programming; and
- Empowerment to innovate and think differently.
In Woodsboro ISD:
In effect for 5 years (through April 2022) unless terminated or amended earlier by the Board of Trustees.
- Earlier start school date to assure that each semester is balanced in instructional days.
- Campus principal may submit to the superintendent a request to allow a certified teacher to teach out of their certified field for no more than half of their teaching day.
- Exempt from 420 minute (7-hour)day requirement to have yearly requirement of 75,600 minutes.
Note: Districts are not exempt from statutes including curriculum and graduation requirements or academic and financial accountability.