Category Archives: Schools

Dallas County Promise: free college tuition for Grand Prairie and South Grand Prairie High seniors

Grand Prairie High School and South Grand Prairie High School have been selected to be in Cohort I of the Dallas County Promise program because of their two early college high school programs and their existing relationships with the Dallas County Community College District.

Over 100 students sign for internships with corporate sponsors

The more than 100 CTE students that signed for internship program with Baylor Scott & White. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

On Wednesday, the Grand Prairie ISD Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department held a Signing Day for CTE students. Unlike traditional athletic or academic signings, the CTE students signed for paid and unpaid internships in a variety of career paths with the District’s more than 60 corporate partners.

Lee Elementary to keep name for now

School Board Member Gloria Carrillo speaks to change the name of Lee Elementary. ©Bob Fitch

At the regular school board meeting Thursday night, the Grand Prairie ISD school board moved to not change Lee Elementary’s name.

School District releases free and reduced-price meals policy

Grand Prairie Independent School District announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the attached current income eligibility guidelines. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request.