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TISD Facts

TISD FACT SHEET – August 2017


1.  Academic Achievement

a.      2016-2017  Accountability Rating of Met Standard for the District and each campus

b.    Tatum ISD has a challenging CIA program, requiring high levels of learning and accountability, preparing graduates for higher education or employment. TISD CIA program focuses on increasing rigor and critical thinking, creativity, communication and collaboration (4C's).

c.   Technology: TISD has a 1-1 computer ratio with a goal to   develop personalized rigorous and relevant learning environments that incorporate the 4C's.

d.    THS Early College High School: Dual Enrollment Program offering up to 24 college credit hours through Kilgore College/University of Texas Permian Basin and paid for by TISD

e.  Career and Technology Education course offerings in endorsement areas of Business & Industry, Public Services, Arts & Humanities and STEM; industry certifications offered in all endorsement areas.

f.   The Tatum Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) corporation formed in 2003 with the sole purpose of awarding scholarships to graduates of Tatum High School. The Foundation has awarded $2,500 scholarships for every TISD senior that has been continuously enrolled for three years.

g. Fine Arts offerings of Band, Choir, Art, Theater and Dance

2.  Extra-curricular Achievement

a.  Offer programs in Band, Drill Team, Theater/One-act-play, Choir, Art,      FFA, STEM & UIL Athletic Competitions

b.   THS Band Division I in Marching Contest

c.  Regional winners in Band and Twirler solo and ensemble competitions

d. Four of six team sports advanced beyond district competition in 2016-17. At the end of the 2014-15 school year all six team sports advanced beyond district competition for five straight years and nine years in a row for at least five of six team sports advancing in the playoffs.