May 2015  
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SCHOOL EVENTS- *please refresh your page for most current information.

   EOC Testing HS
   May 04 2015
   Picture Money Due May 8th- please return all unpurchased photos
   May 04 2015
   FFA Banquet-7:00
   May 05 2015
   Cinco De Mayo Program 1:30
   May 05 2015

Bond Election Information (click for info.)

​Superintendent Message:
On May 9, 2015 voters will have an opportunity to approve a $4 Million bond package securing funds to improve our current facilities.
The CISD improvement project will use this money for capital outlay improvement projects and will not result in any demolition of current buildings or construction of new ones.
Planned improvements will include security and safety improvement, upgrades to infrastructure (Electrical, Lighting and Plumbing), and wireless wiring infrastructure and equipment to both the High School and Elementary campuses. HVAC systems will be replaced at the Elementary School and improvements made to the systems at the High School campus. Roof repairs are also included.
These funds will allow us to upgrade the football field lighting system and construction of a new track on that facility, and to purchase some new buses to update our current fleet.
If you have any questions about the project or the election, please feel free to contact me at 940-852-5391 or at my email address at
Jerry Baird, Interim Superintendent

The STAAR and EOC State Testing Assessments will be coming up soon. Here are some tips for a successful day.
1. Get plenty of sleep. Try to get to bed early before testing days.
2. Eat a good breakfast
3. Have a positive attitude
4. Read/listen to directions carefully. If you are not sure of something raise your hand and ask for clarification/explanation if possible. We want you to be successful.
5. Take your time. Depending on the test, you may have 4 or 5 hours so don't rush and review your answers if you can.

Region 9 Principal of the Year

Chillicothe High School Principal, Tony Martinez has been selected as the Region 9 Principal of the Year!  Mr. Martinez was nominated at the TASSP state meeting during the summer. There are 38 school districts in Region 9, with a range of 1A-5A campuses.  Chillicothe High school was in the top 3 Region 9 schools academically last year, and is in the top 10 of the State this year.  Mr. Martinez has been principal of CHS since the 2007 school year. Congratulations Mr. Martinez, we are proud of you!!!

Chillicothe ISD Earns Distinctions

The 2013-14 Accountability Ratings have been released. Both campuses met standards on Student Achievement, Closing Performance Gaps, and Post-secondary readiness.  The elementary campus received Improvement Needed on Student Progress. The JH/HS also received Distinction Designations in the following areas: Academic Achievement in Reading/ELA, Science, Social Studies, and Top 25 Percent Closing Performance Gaps.  The campus received a total of Four Stars!!!  This is the second year Chillicothe ISD has Met Standard and received distinctions.  We are proud of our students, faculty and staff!

Thanks for visiting Chillicothe ISD

Chillicothe ISD is a learning community dedicated to meeting the needs of each learner within its walls. Staff takes seriously their commitment to educating the whole child and accepting no excuses in terms of student performance. Going the extra mile is the norm, not the exception.

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• 7:50 am to 3:30 pm Elementary Hours



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