• Principal:  Mr Chucky Viernes

    Grade levels:
    6 - 8

    Uniform colors

    Top:  6th Grade Grey | 7th Grade Red | 8th Grade Black                                                                                                                           
    Bottoms:  Khaki or Black

    School colors: Red, White, Black

    Mascot: Falcon

    Enrollment: 1,000

    Number of teachers: 95

    Hours/Bell schedule: 8:30 a.m.-3:55 p.m.

    Trustee District: District 2


    Northwest Focus: Integrity, Trust, Equity, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, and High Expectations

    School Division/Feeder Pattern:
    Schools Division 3-Hillcrest High School Feeder Pattern

    Executive Director: Mr Temesghen Asmerom

    Motto:  Excellence Now!

    -Every student who enters our school is safe
    -Every student who enters our classrooms is challenged
    -Every student who graduates is ready to succeed
    Is to cultivate a balanced education for each and every student. We strive to be open-minded, caring citizens, and world inquirers with intercultural awareness and understanding. 
    Is that every student will reflect on their knowledge, effectively communicate ideas, and take informed risks for the betterment of society.
    International Baccalaureate Mission Statement:
    The IB program aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end, the organization works with schools, governments, and international organizations to develop challenging programs of international education and rigorous assessment. These programs encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
    Students Core Beliefs:
    • My future success depends on working hard today
    • I have high expectations for myself, my classmates and my school
    • I aim for excellence, even if is difficult   
    District Focus:
    Strong Leaders, positive cultures, equity, excellence for all students
    Dallas ISD Core Beliefs: 
    • Our main purpose is to improve student academic achievement
    • Effective instruction makes the most difference in student academic performance
    • There is no excuse for poor quality instruction
    • With our help, at-risk students will achieve at the same rate as non-at risk students
    • Staff members must have a commitment to the pursuit of excellence 
    Key Actions

    Improve the quality of instruction through effective Professional Learning Communities.
    Build a positive culture and climate by fostering a supportive and inclusive environment.

    Increase student achievement in Approaches, Meets, and Masters through effective Data-Driven Instruction systems and practices.