About Allen ISD
Allen ISD is a nationally recognized public school district providing outstanding educational opportunities for elementary and secondary students. The award-winning district serves the majority of the city of Allen, Texas, as well as sections of Parker and McKinney. The suburban community is located 23 miles north of Dallas. As of 2021, Allen ISD is ranked as the ninth-best district in Texas according to Niche.com. The City of Allen is commonly ranked on “Best Cities to Live” lists.
Student enrollment has doubled since 1989, bringing the current number of students to more than 21,000 in grades prekindergarten to 12th. Students attend 18 elementary schools, three middle schools, one freshman center, and one high school. Additionally, Allen ISD opened a STEAM Center in 2019 which challenges students from kindergarten to 12th grade to learn science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics through interactive, hands-on experiences.
Allen High School boasts a graduation rate of 97 percent and sends more than 90 percent of its graduates to post-high school educational opportunities. Twenty-eight AHS students were named National Merit finalists in 2021. More than 25 percent of AHS students participate in Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate programs. Fifty-plus service organizations and clubs at the high school allow students to focus on areas of interest, meet new friends, and contribute to the campus and community through extracurricular activities.
The Career and Technology program offers students the chance to gain real-life experience and plan for a variety of careers. Courses allow students to work in the campus café, Blu’, as well as operate an on-site retail store, the Eagle Edge. Other options include veterinary science, U.S. Marine Corps JROTC, audio/visual broadcast, banking, and computer animation.
A robust Fine Arts Department allows students to participate in programs ranging from the nation’s largest marching band to dance, chorus and orchestra. The Fine Arts Department saw 17 musicians receive All-State Honors with two middle school and two high school orchestras winning national recognition in 2021.
With a single high school, the district can offer a wide variety of sports options to students. The district’s renowned Athletics Department has produced state championship teams in football, boys basketball, wrestling, and girls golf. The wrestling team has won the boys' state title for 12 years running and captured its first girls' title in 2021. Additionally, volleyball, baseball, soccer, softball, tennis, and swimming and diving teams are perennial favorites to win district titles. The football team was the state champion in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2017.
612 E. Bethany Drive
Allen, Texas 75002
Mailing address: P.O. Box 13, Allen, Texas 75013
School Hours for Students
Elementary School, K-6: 7:45 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Middle School, 7-8: 8:20 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Lowery Freshman Center: 8:45 a.m. - 4:05 p.m.
Allen High School: 8:50 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.