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Camino Real Elementary School

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."

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Hays CISD schools receive Energy Star

A dozen schools in Hays CISD were recently awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star in recognition of their energy efficiency.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Hays CISD teachers receive A+ grants

Two Hays CISD elementary school teachers have received grants from the A+ Education Foundation.

Monday, June 9th, 2008

From Hays CISD: Cornerstones laid for two new schools

Two new Hays CISD elementary schools are on their way to opening in August with the leveling of their cornerstones late last month.

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Hays CISD Blog: 35 teachers receive innovation grants at district technology showcase

The Hays CISD Education Foundation gave $31,000 in grants for innovative teachers Thursday night at the districtwide technology showcase. For the school year, the education foundation gave out $70,000 in innovative teaching grants.