Superintendent of Schools

Phone: (972) 923-4631 x10107


Degrees and Certifications:

• Bachelor's degree, TCU • Master's degree, UNT • Doctorate degree, UNT

Dr. Jerry Hollingsworth


In August 2021, Dr. Jerry Hollingsworth was elected unanimously by the Board of Trustees as the superintendent of the Waxahachie Independent School District.


Dr. Hollingsworth was most recently the superintendent of Bandera ISD, where he served in that role for three years. Dr. Hollingsworth’s 28-year career in public education began as a junior high and high school teacher, followed by positions as a high school principal in Stephenville and Grapevine-Colleyville. He also served as associate superintendent for Burleson ISD. Dr. Hollingsworth holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University and earned his master's and doctorate degrees from the University of North Texas. He and his wife of 25 years, Ginger, have three sons; Wyatt, Lane, and Clayton.


Superintendent's Contract