Parents

Family Engagement survey

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Each year the schools ask parents to provide feedback about our school family engagement.  This feedback helps us identify our strengths and areas for improvement.  As a parent, please respond to each statement on the survey. Your input is invaluable! 

Stay informed with these resources.

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Skyward family access

Skyward Key

From GISD: Skyward is our student information system. Use Skyward Family Access to find student grades, attendance and more. Learn more

Bring your own device (BYOD)

From GISD: Students in Garland ISD now have the opportunity to bring their own personal electronic devices to school for educational purposes. With administrator and teacher approval, students may use their devices to access and save information from the Internet, to collaborate with other learners, and to utilize the productivity tools available to them.

BYOD Policy

BYOD Policy Spanish

Technology training resources: parents

Garland ISD provides online technology training for Parents and Students!

Hoonuit is now available for free to all GISD families. It offers tech integration and mobile learning resources to the entire district thanks to a new partnership with the GISD.

From our GISD Webteam: You now have access to

  • 24/7 online technology training tutorials on more than 250 software applications
  • Career Skills training to help you be successful and gain confidence in today’s workplace
  • Access to your training through the Atomic Learning on your PC, Mac, or device

Ready to get started? The librarian at each campus can provide login and password information.

Curriculum questions

Visit the Jackson STAFF page for email links to your student's teachers.

AVID

The STEM Camp - Summer is an enrichment program open to Garland ISD Middle School students and is designed to accelerate math skills. AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination.

STEM resources

Available for all student, staff and family use.

PSAT/SAT prep

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Watch D.O.G.S.

Watch D.O.G.S is a National Organization for Men

Dad’s, Granddads, Uncles, and other male role models: You are welcome to join the Watch D.O.G.S.  Become a part of this national men's group!  Contact the WATCH D.O.G.S coordinator for more info.

READ MORE about WATCH D.O.G.S.® on the PTA page.

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Student Health Tips

Everyday Preventative Actions

Lice Info

Cold vs Flu

Anonymous Alerts®

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Report bullying and other urgent student concerns quickly and anonymously to school officials with Anonymous Alerts®.

Find out more about Anonymous Alerts® and other ways to get in touch on the district share & report page.

Free and reduced-price meal program

Parents can apply online for free and reduced price meals for students that are eligible.

Be a Senior citizen VIP 

With a special VIP pass, senior citizens over the age of 65 can get free general admission to athletic and Fine Arts events.

Visit the Senior citizen VIP pass page for more details.

District policies

To support our mission of providing an exceptional education to all students, we have created policies designed to help your student have the best possible education experience.

Visit the Policies page on the district website for additional polices and related information.