2020-2021 Federal Report Cards/Accreditation
Update for 2021 accountability: Schools and districts in the state of Texas were all “not rated” in the 2020-2021 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness. All decisions regarding homeless children and youth are made in accordance with what is the best decision for the student.
Please feel free to contact DeKalb ISD's Homeless Liaison for more information.
Emily Lee - 903-667-2566
Notice of Nondiscrimination
DeKalb ISD does not discriminate on the basis of sex, ethnicity, race, color, age, or national origin in its educational programs or employment as required by Title IX, Section 504, and Title VI.
School Health & Immunizations
Required and Recommended Immunizations: https://files.gabbart.com/354/immunization_requirements_2020.pdf
For information about where these immunizations are offered please contact the district nurse, Renau Garner at 903-667-2328x4115
Department of State Health Services Website: https://www.dshs.texas.gov/immunize/school/school-requirements.aspx This site includes information about immunization exemptions.
School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)
All De Kalb ISD students will reach their full personal, health, and academic potential.
The mission of De Kalb ISD SHAC is to ensure that all students of De Kalb ISD have healthy bodies and minds through sequential health education, practices and modeling of proper health comportment.
The goal of the DeKalb ISD SHAC is to advise DeKalb ISD decision-makers regarding students’ needs and related health knowledge and skills, policies and procedures that impact student health, and the health of the school environment. See Texas Education Code 28.004 for specific objectives and duties assigned.
The SHAC committee meets multiple times each school year to reflect and adjust practices related to student health.
State and Federal Program Information
Special Education Documents
Special Populations and Programs
Title IX Information
The following information is provided in response to 34 C.F.R. Part 106.8 of the 2020 Title IX Regulations, mandating notice of a nondiscrimination policy and adoption and publication of grievance procedures that provide for the prompt and equitable resolution of student and employee complaints. In accordance with Title IX, the district does not, and is required not to, discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities. The requirement not to discriminate extends to employment. As a school district serving students in kindergarten through grade 12, the district is not subject to provisions in Title IX Regulations (Subpart C) prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in admissions and recruitment. However, the district does not discriminate on the basis of sex in admissions or transfer requests.
The district has designated and authorized the following employee as the Title IX Coordinator to address concerns or inquiries regarding discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and gender-based harassment:
Title IX Coordinator: Dr. Christophor Galloway, Superintendent
Physical Address: 101 Maple Street
Telephone Number: 903-667-2566
Any individual may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, at any time, including during non-business hours, by mail, phone, or email. During business hours, reports may also be made in person.
To view an electronic copy of the District’s Title IX policies, FFH(LEGAL) and (LOCAL) and DIA (LEGAL) and (LOCAL), please go to our Board Policy Manual.
To obtain a copy of the District’s Title IX policies, including the grievance process that complies with 34 C.F.R. § 106.45(b) of the 2020 Title IX Regulations, please contact Dr. Christophor Galloway, Superintendent.
Upon receiving an allegation of sex-based harassment, the Title IX Coordinator will promptly respond in accordance with board policies FFH and DIA.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX may be referred to the district’s Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education, or both.
Contact email@example.com for any questions or concerns about Title IX.
Texas Academic Performance Reports (TAPR)
Texas Education Code, Chapter 29 requires each district’s Board of Trustees to publish an Annual Report that includes:
Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) (Hard copies available at each campus office and library)
Texas annually rates its public schools and districts on the academic performance of their students through the Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR), formerly known as the Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS). The TAPR provides a great deal of performance information about every public school and district in the state. These reports also provide extensive profile information about staff, finances, demographics and programs. The Texas Education Agency provides the TAPR every year. More information and the district and campus TAPR can be found in the links list below and on the TEA website at https://tea.texas.gov/perfreport/tapr/index.html.
The Annual Report includes: TAPR data, PEIMS Financial Standard Reports, District Accreditation Status, Campus Performance Objectives, Special Education Determination Status, Report on Violent or Criminal Incidents, and Student Performance in Postsecondary Institutions.