Recent News


Students currently in kindergarten-11th grade can make their campus selections from Jan. 14-Feb. 12.

apple with running shoe

Join the It's Time Texas Community Challenge and earn points for Garland ISD.

report it speech bubble

Report urgent student concerns quickly and anonymously via a new webform and app.

Do you have all your high school credits from GISD but no diploma because of TAKS or TAAS testing? You may now be eligible to graduate due to a change in state law.


Learn how to use Skyward to check grades, monitor attendance, complete forms and more.

With Skyward Family Access, you can complete important forms, apply for programs, keep up with grades, check attendance and more.

Join us at this workshop to learn more about using Skyward:

  • login/register for your account
  • school choice
  • transportation request forms
  • free and reduced lunch
  • check grades

Dr. Marvin D. Roden Technology Center
410 Stadium Drive
Garland, TX, 75040

Let's unite for heart health awareness. Show your support and wear red.

Heart disease accounts for nearly 1 of every 3 deaths. But, we can change that. 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action. That's why we are wearing something red on this day to show support and raise awareness about heart health.

Get health screenings, enjoy cooking demos, receive wellness tips and more.

Live Well. Be Well.

Get health screenings, enjoy cooking demos, receive wellness tips and more at this inaugural event.

Last day for students currently in kindergarten-11th grade to make their campus selections.

Garland ISD is the leading force when it comes to school choice. Our families have the unique opportunity to truly customize education by choosing to attend any campus in the district.

Families with students currently in kindergarten-11th grade can make their top three campus selections from Jan. 14-Feb. 12. The early childhood Choice of School period for those entering prekindergarten and kindergarten runs March 20-April 18.

Selections should be made online via Skyward Family Access. New students are also encouraged to enroll through Skyward during the outlined dates.

Visit for details.



crest with trophy

House system

shovel with plant growing from dirt

School garden


Hillside building

Our mission

Hillside Academy strives to ensure that every student has the opportunity to reach his/her academic potential and to develop self-control, self-respect, and respect for others.


We are thankful

We are thankful for our veterans and for our families. We wish all of our students and families a Happy Thanksgiving.Ā