Get to Know Denton ISD
August 13, 2019
Your child’s school is their home away from home—their first community away from their parents, a place to test out new identities and begin deciding who they are and who they want to be. The right school nurtures your child’s unique gifts, recognizes and values your child’s personality, and prioritizes safety above all else. Denton Independent School District is a school that values achievement and compassion, while treating each student as a unique individual with something great to contribute. Its Board of Trustees was recently selected as a Region 11 Outstanding School Board, hinting at the school district’s commitment to excellence in all it does.
At ArrowBrooke we know that good schools are a major factor in determining where to purchase a new home for your family. This is why we are proud to be a part of the highly acclaimed Denton Independent School District. ArrowBrooke children will make lifelong friends while attending classes from pre-school to high school in Denton ISD.
Union Park Elementary School
ArrowBrooke’s elementary age students will be the first to roam the halls of this brand-new school to Denton ISD. Home to the Pioneers, this school features collaboration spaces, open-concept library, rain-water collection, geothermal heating/cooling, solar panels and more. This campus is expansive and has the capacity to serve 740 students in grade levels Kindergarten through 5th grade.
Rodriguez Middle School
Named after longtime public education advocates, Dr. Rudy and Rosemary Rodriguez, the Home of the Vipers is the district’s eighth middle school. The 176,100 square foot state-of-the-art campus, features 42 classrooms surrounded by open, collaborative learning spaces filled with natural light as well as courtyards for educational use. The building is supported by more than 300 geothermal wells and a self-sustaining retention pond designed to be used both for energy efficiency and as an educational tool. Students participate in the full cadre of academic and extra-curricular course offerings to prepare them for the career of college of their choice.
Braswell High School
Named after retired Denton ISD teacher, administrator and superintendent, Dr. Ray Braswell. This state-of-the-art school combines forward-focused academic instruction with a timeless commitment to the hometown values that attract families to our incredible community. Flexible features and spaces encourage learning on a collaborative level and give the campus the opportunity to be used for community-focused events. Braswell High School offers students access to an impressive array of athletic, technical and fine arts programs.
Denton ISD Fast Facts
Denton ISD is a unique school district with a warm and compassionate culture that welcomes students of all backgrounds and needs. Some key facts about the district include:
- Denton ISD has its own cable channel that is available in many Denton County houses.
- Denton ISD has a robust culture of family involvement and voluntarism, offering many volunteer opportunities throughout the year for families.
- Denton ISD boasts numerous extracurricular activities, as well as performances, festivals, and special events throughout the school year.
- Denton ISD’s PTA is active and involved, participating in numerous school decisions.
- Denton ISD is operated by a Board of Trustees. The Board prides itself on its responsiveness, and on its commitment to communicating openly and authentically with parents and families.
Registering for Denton ISD
Denton ISD accepts registrations year-round for eligible children who live in the district. To register for school or to access a comprehensive list of resources, click here.
ArrowBrooke knows that much of your child’s life course begins in infancy and childhood. That’s why we’re proud to be a part of a vibrant school district that offers numerous options, including great alternative and private schools. Learn more about the educational opportunities that await ArrowBrooke children, or to begin your new home search, click here.