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District announces important dates for upcoming school year


With Opening Day approaching on Thursday, Aug. 12, all Denton ISD campuses will host back-to-school events for the 2021-22 school year.

Ann Windle and Gonzalez School for Young Children will host their “Meet the Teacher” events on Monday, Aug. 9. Please check with your child’s campus for specific times.


Elementary Schools will host their “Meet the Teacher” events in all four vertical zones on Tuesday, Aug. 10.  Please check with your child’s campus for specific times.  Parents should bring their student’s supplies and feel free to leave them on campus that night. For families needing assistance with school supplies, contact your campus counselor after Tuesday, Aug. 3.


The Denton ISD K-8 Virtual Academy will host a "Virtual Open House" from 9 -10 a.m. or 6 - 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10. Families may select from two different times and teachers will share the zoom link prior to the meeting. 


Freshman First Day will take place at all four of our high school campuses on Wednesday, Aug. 11.  Transportation will be made available to bus eligible students to and from each campus. 

The day begins at 8:40 a.m. for all incoming ninth-graders and will dismiss at 1:05 p.m. Lunch will be provided for all students. Students will follow a mock bell schedule, touring the campus and learn where their classes for the upcoming school year will be located. 

Please check with your child’s campus for specific details.


Middle School campuses will host their annual “Open House” campus events on Tuesday, Aug. 24. Please check with your child’s campus for specific times.  Middle school families needing assistance with school supplies should contact their campus counselor after Tuesday, Aug. 3.  


All High School “Open House” events will take place on Monday, Sept. 20. LaGrone Academy will host its campus “Open House” event also on Tuesday, Aug. 10. Please check with your child’s campus for specific times.  For high school families needing assistance with school supplies, contact your campus counselor after Tuesday, Aug. 3.