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The latest news featuring School District Strategies.
The Independent Liberty Hill
February 24, 2019
Usual Demographic Message to LHISD Has a Twist
Numbers were flying at the Liberty Hill ISD School Board meeting Monday, and while the message from demographers didn’t stray from the usual subject of eminent growth, it did hint at potential acceleration.
“We’ve had to accelerate our housing forecast some due to the influx of starter homes and the announcement from Apple,” said Brent Alexander, of School District Strategies. “I think what you are looking at is a gradual increase toward 1,200 closings a year.”
Come visit with us at TASA Midwinter in Austin – Booth #1123
January 28-29, 2019
Come see us at TASA/TASB Convention in Austin – Booth #550
September 28-29, 2018
The Independent Liberty Hill
August 23, 2018
LHISD Voters Will Decide $98.6 Million Bond Package
In three years, all Liberty Hill campuses will exceed capacity unless voters approve a $98.6 million package to build a new elementary school, a new middle school, convert the Intermediate School into an elementary campus, and add classroom space onto Liberty Hill High School.
Come see us at TASA Midwinter – Booth #1036
January 29-30, 2018
My San Antonio
January 16, 2018
SCUC Officials Eye School Boundary Changes
With the district’s newest elementary approaching an August 2018 opening, officials with the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District continues to meet with parents and staff to clarify upcoming school attendance changes. Brent Alexander, a demographer with School District Strategies in Dallas, reviews some of the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD elementary school attendance zone changes that will take effect this fall during the district’s Jan. 9 public forum.
Come see us at the TASA/TASB Convention in Dallas – Booth #813
October 6-7, 2017
June 15, 2017
New Superintendent Takes In First Waco ISD Board Meeting
Waco Independent School District’s new superintendent, A. Marcus Nelson, set the tone for his first school board meeting by hiring a new principal and diving deep into the results of a major demographic study about the district released Thursday.
Come see us at TASA Midwinter – Booth #845
January 30-31, 2017
January 22, 2017
Allen School Board Finalizes New Attendance Zones
The Allen ISD board of trustees on Monday unanimously approved new school attendance boundaries for elementary schools in the northwest quadrant of Allen.
November 8, 2016
Midlothian ISD Voters Approve District Bond Package by 58.01% to 41.99% Margin
By a margin of 58.01% to 41.99%, the voters of Midlothian ISD (MISD) approved the District’s $268 million bond package referendum. The package will provide new schools to manage growth, renovations to existing schools, up-to-date technology and security, basic maintenance and capital upgrades.
November 8, 2016
Voters approve 2016 Bond
Voters approved the SCUC ISD $137 million bond referendum on November 8, 2016. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, the bond sailed toward passage, with almost 76.5 voting for the bond. The bond will fund renovations at Samuel Clemens High School and build a replacement campus for Rose Garden Elementary School.
My San Antonio
August 24, 2016
Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD To Hold Bond Election
The Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District is asking its residents to support a $137 million bond issue to meet immediate needs within the district without raising the tax rate.
August 18, 2016
MISD Trustees Add $268 Million Bond To November Ballot
A $268 million bond referendum will be on the ballot for voters to consider this November.
May 7, 2016
Voters Approve $35 Million Liberty Hill Schools Bond
Voters approved a $35 million Liberty Hill school district bond package Saturday night, according to unofficial election results.
The Independent, Liberty Hill
April 22, 2016
Enrollment Projected To Reach 7,000 In 10 Years
Fourth quarter 2015 growth in Liberty Hill ISD was ‘record setting’ with 91 home starts and 63 closings.
Come see us at TASA/TASB Convention in Austin – Booth #1234
October 2-3, 2015
Liberty Hill ISD
June 26, 2015
Rancho Sienna Will Be Home To Next LHISD Elementary School
Liberty Hill’s newest elementary school will be constructed at Rancho Sienna, according to a contingency agreement developed between the school district and subdivision owner Newland Communities.
June 25, 2015
Allen ISD Calls For 3-Cent Tax Dip
The Allen ISD Board of Trustees approved a $214.5 million budget for the coming school year that assumes a 3-cent tax rate reduction from $1.64 to $1.61 per $100 in property valuation.
June 22, 2015
Board Selects Alma Brewer Strawn Elementary, As The Name For The New School
The Lockhart ISD School Board of Trustees selected Alma Brewer Strawn Elementary as the name for the new elementary school to be built in the Lytton Springs.
June 17, 2015
STAAR Scores Continue To Rise
The STAAR program includes annual assessments for reading, science, writing, social studies and math Wylie ISD administration is pleased with the results of the 2015 testing.
June 16, 2015
Midlothian ISD Poised To Break Ground On Dolores McClatchey Elementary
Midlothian ISD officials plan to break ground on the district’s seventh elementary school in July in order to relieve two elementary schools that are predicted to reach capacity at the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, district officials said.
May 20, 2015
Allen ISD’s $302 Million Bond Wish List Includes New Elementary School, Freshman Campus
As the Allen ISD board of trustees prepares for a bond election in November, it’s studying a proposal from community leaders outlining $302 million worth of projects.
May 8, 2015
Midlothian ISD Signs 3-Year Contract With New Superintendent
The Midlothian ISD board of trustees hired Lane Ledbetter as the new district superintendent at a special called meeting Thursday night.
Come see us at TASA Midwinter – Booth #1120
January 25-28, 2015
Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD
January 21, 2015
SCUC ISD Officials Unveil New Zoning Plan
A proposal to redraw elementary and intermediate school boundaries in the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District could shift hundreds of students to new campuses beginning in the 2015-16 school year.
January 2, 2015
Tarleton Announces Campus Near Crowley
Accepting a “transformational gift” of 80 acres of land from the Walton Group of Companies Monday at a ceremony in Sundance Square, Tarleton State University President F. Dominic Dottavio said he was glad Fort Worth has “room in its heart for another purple and white university.”
Project Kids Committee 2015
Project Kids is a community study group that meets for a set period of time to review the facility needs of the district along with the financial and instructional impact of those new facilities.
December 15, 2014
Midlothian Heritage High School Roll Out Plan And Rezoning
By the 2016-2017 school year, Midlothian Heritage High School will be a comprehensive (9-12) high school.
November 19, 2014
Southwest ISD To Break Ground On New Schools
Southwest Independent School District will be breaking ground on two new facilities: Judith A. Resnik Middle School and Southwest Legacy High School.
Star Local Media
November 2, 2011
School board hears demographic study
The Allen ISD Board of Trustees was given a look at what could be the demographic future of the district at its Oct. 24 meeting.
San Antonio Express-News
June 17, 2011
Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City eyes new map
Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District unveiled options to rezone attendance boundaries for the junior highs and high schools at a board meeting Thursday night.