National Blue Ribbon School
Kimberlin has been named a National Blue Ribbon school three times. There is only one other elementary school in the state to earn such a recognition. Kimberlin received these awards in 2015, 1999, and 1992. A school is only eligible to receive this recognition once every five years based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
Kimberlin is college and career ready!
What does it mean to be ready?
For the best chance of a making your visions of success a reality, preparing for your future has to start much earlier than graduation.
The GISD Ready initiative transforms teaching and learning to ensure we meet the needs of 21st-century learners and that graduates are prepared for success in a globally competitive workforce.
Every day at Kimberlin, students can be seen busy in action during their enrichment block. STEAM projects incorporate 21st-century skills by providing students the opportunity to work together on projects that involve Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Each grade level has their own projects.
Students at Kimberlin participate each year in the worldwide event, Hour of Code. They learn to code through fun videos and games at code.org.
Gifted and Talented
Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented strives to be a valuable resource to help parents and teachers meet the unique needs of gifted and talented students.
Each year students take part in the Texas Performance Standards Project. TPSP is a set of performance standards, curricula, and assessments for differentiating instruction and deepening academic learning in the gifted/talented (G/T) programs. The goals is for students to produce professional quality works as described by the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students.
Skyward is our student information system. Use Skyward Family Access to find student grades, attendance and more.
DimensionU consists of four engaging and interactive multiplayer video games that focus on core skills in math and literacy. Each game is designed with unique features that bring out distinct academic and strategic skills in students.
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.
Our middle and high school students collaborate with parents, teachers and school counselors to create a personalized college & career plan with Naviance.