• August 20, 2018: First day of school


    Online Enrollment:


    Dallas ISD provides an online enrollment option to parents and families to facilitate the registration / enrollment process for all K-12 students. By utilizing online enrollment, parents no longer need to wait in lines to fill out paper forms at the campus to enroll their child. Additionally, online enrollment helps Dallas ISD reduce paper waste, while creating a convenient, fast, and accurate online enrollment experience at your fingertips.

    Looking for a convenient, fast and accurate way to register your child? Enrollment at your fingertips is just a click away at www.dallasisd.org/onlineenrollment.

    To complete your child’s enrollment, the following documents will be needed:

    • The child’s birth certificate
    • The child’s current immunization record
    • The child’s social security card (optional, but will save time if you have it)
    • Proof of residence (a utility bill or lease)
    • Picture ID of the child’s parent or guardian

    Pre-K and early childhood students must register on their campus. Visit www.dallasisd.org/prek for more information.

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    Meet the Teacher/Open House:


    Parents and students will have an opportunity to visit their school and meet the teachers prior to the first day of school. Meet the Teacher/Open House dates are scheduled as follows:

    • Tuesday, Aug. 14 – High Schools
    • Wednesday, Aug. 15 – Middle Schools
    • Thursday, Aug. 16 – Elementaries

    For times, parents are encouraged to contact their school as times will vary per campus.

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    School hours*


    Elementary Schools and Vanguards 7:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Middle Schools, Academies and Montessori 8:25 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.
    High Schools, Magnets, and Early Colleges, City Lab, and IDEA 9:05 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.

    Exceptions
    Bryan Adams 9:05 a.m. - 4:25 p.m.
    Rosemont Primary 8 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
    Rosemont (Upper Campus) 8:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Harry Stone Montessori 7:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Mata Montessori 7:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    LACEY 8:50 a.m. - 4:05 p.m.
    Lassiter 9:15 a.m. - 4:55 p.m.
    Gilliam 8 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.
    Samuell Early College 9 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
    Obama 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Carr Elem 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Ervin Elem 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Titche Elem 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Rusk MS 8:25 a.m. - 4:25 p.m.
    Hulcy MS 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Solar 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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    Questions and concerns about the start of school?


    The Dallas ISD Parent Hotline is now open. Parents can call to ask questions prior to the first day of school.

    Parent Hotline
    (972) 925-5555
    Hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (through Aug. 3)
    7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (starting Aug. 6)

    During the first week of school, parents may call the Back-to-School Hotline with questions.

    August 20-August 24:

    Dallas ISD’s Back-to-School Hotline (English/Spanish)
    (972) 925-KIDS (5437)
    Hours: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., August 20 and 21
    7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., August 22- August 24

    Information will include enrollment, bus routes, immunization requirements, school locations, school hours, and more.

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    Meal information


    Dallas Independent School District will provide school meals at no charge to all district students. Learn More

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    Immigrant and refugee students new to the country


    All immigrant and refugee students new to the district will be registered, oriented, and assessed at the Margaret and Gilbert Herrera Student Intake Center. Visit the Student Intake Center website to learn more.

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    School Messenger


    The Dallas ISD and all schools use an automated phone message system to communicate with parents and staff about important news. Schools use the system to alert parents to school events, student absences, and other important information. To ensure that they do not miss any announcements from the schools or the district, parents should make sure that their children’s records include current contact information like phone number and address.

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    2018-2019 Calendar


    For spring break and other important dates, look at the Dallas Independent School District's 2018-2019 calendar.

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    Helpful links


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