Academics

 

College ready

Preparing for your student's future has to start much earlier than high school graduation. Northlake and Garland ISD believes that college and career readiness begins in elementary school and encompasses a strong academic foundation. Additionally, GISD has identified some key steps students should take to prepare for their future, ultimately setting the stage for future success.

What does it mean to be college ready?

Online resources

GISD Ready

Developing graduates that are prepared for success in a globally competitive workforce is the ultimate goal of the GISD Ready initiative.

Skyward Key

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

 

Dimension U logo

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 logo

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.

Naviance logo

Our middle and high school students collaborate with parents, teachers and school counselors to create a personalized college & career plan with Naviance.