West Independent School District (ISD) is a public school district based in West, Texas. West is located 26 miles north of Waco, Texas. In addition to West, the district serves the towns of Leroy, Tours, Gerald, and Ross in northern McLennan County. A small portion of Hill County lies within the district as well. This district covers 126.6 square miles.
Currently, West ISD serves approximately 1,350 students over four campuses. These four campuses are: West Elementary School (Prekindergarten through Grade 5), West Middle School (Grades 6-8), West High School (Grades 9-12), and the Brookhaven Youth Ranch. The Grades 6-12 students are served on one comprehensive campus that opened in August, 2016. Over 200 staff members serve on the West ISD team. The high school mascot is the Trojans and Lady Trojans, and the school colors are black and red. Mr. David Truitt serves as the Superintendent of Schools.
Recent district accolades include:
2017, 2018, and 2019 "Best Communities for Music Education" by The NAMM Foundation
2018-2019 Great! Schools College Success Award for College Preparation, College Enrollment, and College Performance - West High School
2018 Region 12 Honor Board - West ISD Board of Trustees
2017-2018 Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Grades 6-12 District Program
Texas Education Agency (TEA) Texas High Performance Consortium Associate School District
University Interscholastic League (UIL) Lone Star Cup Top 25 Finisher - West High School (Finished in 6th Place in 2016-2017)
36th Best School District for Teacher Support by Teacher.org
2016-2017 Texas Honor Roll - West Middle School and High School by Edresults.org
2017 U.S. News and World Report Silver Medal for High-Performance in Student Achievement - West High School
Texas Education Agency (TEA) Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) Academy Designation - West Middle School and High School
The following link highlights all district Snapshot State Accountability Data since 1994: Texas Education Agency Snapshot of West ISD from 1994 through Present
For additional information, please contact David Truitt, Superintendent, at (254) 981-2000.