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Friday, August 6th, 2010

TEA ratings raise grade for Hays CISD schools, but not district

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently confirmed Hays CISD projections that 14 of the district's 19 campuses received an "exemplary" or "recognized" rating on for the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) tests. Overall, however, the district was rated "academically acceptable."

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Hays CISD sets more Back to School Nights

Hays CISD has announced more Back to School Nights and other information for the start of the coming academic year.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Hays CISD teaching first graders how to swim

Against a backdrop in which school districts are assessed by student performance on objective academic tests, Hays CISD officials have decided that there's value in teaching young students how to swim.

Monday, September 8th, 2008

Bilingual student surge forces more changes at Hays CISD

More bilingual students are enrolling in Hays CISD, especially in the Science Hall Elementary School attendance zone, forcing school district officials to transfer students who enroll during the rest of the school year.

Friday, August 29th, 2008

Once more, crowding cramps Hays elementaries

The Hays CISD is taking on another enrollment increase approaching 1,000 students already this year, filling some elementary school grades at two schools to capacity.

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Hays CISD Channel:
District improves
preliminary TAKS scores

Hays CISD registered improvement for all student subgroups in preliminary results from the latest Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills.