Dripping Springs ISD: A history of academic excellence
Dripping Springs has a lot of great assets, but its biggest selling point could be its award-winning public school system.
Dripping Springs Independent School District (DSISD) takes up 190 square miles, extending from Cedar Valley to Henley and from Hamilton Pool to 8 miles south on Ranch Road12.
DSISD is a 4A district, and currently has a student population of 3,512though enrollment is growing rapidly.
There are four campuses: Primary, with grades Pre-K through 3; Intermediate, with grades 4 and 5; Middle School, with grades 6 through 8; and High School, with grades 9 through 12.
DSISD is currently rated “Recognized,” and all four campuses are “Exemplary” Dripping Springs Middle School was recently recognized as a National Blue Ribbon school by the U.S. Department of Education. Those ratings are based on performance on standardized tests, dropout rates, completion rates, and data quality.
The district has a long history with an impressive record of academic achieve- ment. Eighty-one percent of DSISD students take the SAT compared to 54 percent statewide. The mean SAT score for DSISD is 1113-compared to 986 for the state of Texas. The average composite ACT score is 23.4.
The school administration stands ready to help with all questions. Learn more about DSISD at its Web site, www.dripping-springs.k12.tx.us.