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Welcome To Allen ISD

 An Allen ISD Relocation Guide for Newcomers
Thank you for your interest in the Allen Independent School District. The following information has been compiled to help you get an overview of Allen schools.  As the time for relocation approaches, we encourage you to contact our office with specific questions that can help you make important decisions. Email: or call 972-727-0510.

About Allen ISD

The Allen Independent School District serves the rapidly growing city of Allen, Texas, a suburban community located 23 miles north of Dallas. Student enrollment has more than doubled since 1989, bringing the current number of students to more than 20,800 in grades K-12. Students attend one of 17 elementary schools, three middle schools, one freshman center and one high school.

To help manage student growth, the district opened its 17th elementary school, Lois Lindsey Elementary, in the rapidly growing northwest section of the district in 2013. The district is currently proposing a bond issue in November 2015 that would, if approved by voters, add an 18th elementary school, a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Center and construction of a new Lowery Freshman Center.  More details here.

Allen ISD students excel in educational performance. The district maintains a 98 percent graduation rate and sends more than 80 percent of graduates to post-high school educational opportunities.

Students also excelled in academic and extra-curricular activities during the past school year. Six students were named as National Merit Semi-finalists and two were finalists. The Allen High School Football Team won the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Texas 5A UIL State Championships and the Allen HS Wrestling Team won its sixth state UIL championship in a row in Austin. Seven Allen High Fine Arts Students won All-State recognition, the highest individual honor for student musicians in the state. The AHS Journalism Department had a state champion and the team finished 3rd in the state this year.

Just The Facts

Allen ISD Total Tax Rate History

2015-16:    $1.61
2014-15:    $1.64
2013-14:    $1.67

Tax rate represents $100 per assessed value of property

Allen ISD Attendance Rate

2012-2013 School Year          97.2% 

Allen High School – Spring 2014

 Total Student Enrollment  4,557
 Total Students Enrolled In One or More 
    Advanced Placement Enrollment
 International Baccalaureate Enrollment  411
 Total Lowery Ctr. Pre-AP/AP/IB Enrollment 1,167
 Dual College Enrollment In Collin College 332
 Minimum Graduation Plan Enrollment 7.8%
 Recommended & Distinguished Plan Enrollment92.2%
 SAT Mean Score Composite 2013 (2400)
 ACT Mean Score Composite 2013 (36)
 Allen HS Faculty 240
 Allen HS Administrative Staff10
 Graduation Rate 98.5%
 Completion Rate99.3%
 Extracurricular Participation 2,269
AISD Student Ethnicity

Anglo  56.69% 
Native American or Alaskan Native  0.64%
Asian        14.33%
African American  10.4%
Hispanic  13.28%
Pacific Islander 0.33%
Multi-racial 4.33%

Employee Profile - Spring 2014 
Professional - Non Teaching
Teaching Staff      1,215
Support Staff  843
Total Employees  2,229
Teaching Experience 0-5 Years  33%
Teaching Experience 6-10 Years  24%
Teaching Experience 11+ Years  43%
State Highly Qualified Teachers  100%
Certified Staff Applicants  4,331
Classified Staff Applicants  2,229