The Red Oak Independent School District was founded in 1912. Currently, Red Oak ISD proudly serves about 5,800 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten to 12. Red Oak ISD is prepared for growth and committed to continuing with the family atmosphere that makes us the right choice for many families. Red Oak High School (5A) is touted for the diverse opportunities that are offered to each student in both academics and extracurriculars.
Red Oak ISD is located 20 miles from Downtown Dallas, Texas and spans across 5 municipalities in Ellis County that include Red Oak, Ovilla, Oak Leaf, Glenn Heights and Pecan Hill. Red Oak ISD is conveniently located 5 miles south of I-20 and covers 42 square miles. Click HERE for the Red Oak ISD Map and Attendance Zones.
PARDON OUR BRAGGING
Red Oak High School Ranked Top 15% of High Schools in State by K-12 Niche
Red Oak ISD Ranked Top 10% of Districts in State by K-12 Niche
DEMOGRAPHICS OF RED OAK ISD (APPROXIMATELY 5,800 STUDENTS)
African American 18%
American Indian/Alaskan 1%
*Based on 2013-2014 PEIMS report
The mission of Red Oak ISD is to create life-long learners who are academically and socially prepared to be productive citizens by providing a safe environment with strong parental and community involvement where all children are challenged through stimulating learning experiences to meet the community goal of “Realizing Our Individual Student’s Dreams.”
WE AREa community of learners. As Educators, Staff, Parents and Board of Trustees in the RED OAK family, we embody these attributes in ourselves and desire to teach our students:
WE POSSESS the knowledge, skills, heart, and commitment to make a difference.
WE DARE to dream, work hard, and go the extra mile to make those dreams come true.
WE ASPIRE to learn—looking beyond our present classroom walls to seek knowledge and innovation.
WE REPRESENT honesty and respect in all that we do—focusing on the needs of students, families, and the community.
WE FLOURISH in an open, safe and vibrant environment—meeting challenges and seizing opportunities.
WE RECOGNIZE effort, embrace improvement, strengthen achievement, and continually pursue excellence.