Curriculum, Instruction & Staff Development
Empowering Lifelong Learners
Welcome to the Curriculum, Instruction & Staff Development Department
Denton Independent School District's Curriculum, Instruction & Staff Development Department oversees the content students learn on our schools. The department's curriculum teams work with teachers in determining standards and providing support throughout the course of the school year. Additionally, the department provides staff development, helping Denton ISD teachers learn new ways to engage students.
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Students in possession of, using or distributing vapes, e-cigarettes or diffuser sticks/aromatherapy pens on or within 300 feet of a school campus will be removed from class and placed in the Disciplinary Alternative Education Program (DAEP).Click Details to read more:Students who require the use of respiratory inhalers or other related medical devices must comply with the rules and regulations outlined in the 2023-2024 Denton ISD Student and Parent Handbook, which requires written authorization from a physician or other licensed healthcare provider, in collaboration with the school nurse.
We appreciate your efforts as we work to keep your child safe while on campus. Schools should be places where a child looks forward to spending their days safely.
The health and wellness of our students has been, and will continue to be, our top priority in Denton ISD. We value the trust you place in us as we work to educate your child.
Denton ISD Tax Rate Update
The Board of Trustees adopted a total tax rate for the 2023-2024 year of $1.1592, an overall decrease from the previous year’s rate of $1.3446. The Maintenance and Operations tax rate adopted by the Board of Trustees decreased $0.1854 from the prior year.Click Details to read more:DENTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 6.79 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $43.20
Inclement Weather Policy:
Denton ISD attempts to make inclement weather announcements no later than 6:30 a.m. when possible. Closing announcements are made on the district website and social media channels. For more information on the district's weather policy, click here.