Our District

  • 2022 Graduation with fireworks

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 2022, 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 from 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-three AHS students were named National Merit finalists in 2022. 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 seven musicians receive All-State Honors with three high school orchestras winning national recognition in 2022.

    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 13 years running and captured its second girls' title in 2022. 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.

    Also in 2022, The Allen ISD Board of Trustees was named the School Board of the Year in the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards program. 

Allen ISD By the Numbers



Number of Active Students



Number of Active Staff

19.06 %

Eco. Dis.

Percentage of Eco. Dis. Students

95.84 %


Daily Attendance Percentage


Black/African American
American Indian or Alaskan Native
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or More


Hispanic 15% Non-Hispanic 85 %

Grades Breakdown

Special Programs Percentage of Entire Population

EslEnglish as a Second Language8 %
LepLimited English Proficiency12 %
504Disability due to Mental or Physical Impairment12 %
SpedSpecial Education15 %
GiftedGifted & Talented15 %

Last Update 05/26/2023