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As a public school system, Waxahachie ISD welcomes all students living within the district's boundaries that meet the state age and health requirements.  Non-resident students residing outside of Waxahachie ISD boundaries, that meet the eligibility requirements, may request to be admitted into District schools by filing an application.  Please visit our Out of District Transfers page for more details. Global High School, an early college high school, offers open enrollment.  To find out which school your child will attend, please use School Finder to look up the attendance boundaries for your address.  Registration opens for the 2020-2021 school year in late July.


Welcome to Waxahachie ISD!  We are glad you are here.  Please complete and present the following directly to campus:

  • New Student Enrollment Forms
  •  or Formularios de Inscripción para Nuevo Estudiante
  • birth certificate
  • current immunization record, or exemption documentation
  • WISD immunization requirements
  • proof of residency such as a utility bill
  • copy of the student's last report card/transcript
  • driver’s license of parent/guardian
  • proof of guardianship, if parent not enrolling student
  • proof of residency within WISD boundaries, such as a utility bill or mortgage statement
All returning WISD students need to enroll online with Skyward Family Access before the first day of school.  Please ensure that after completing the online registration to submit the necessary supporting registration documentation to the student's campus. If this documentation is not received by the campus, students will not receive their classroom assignment/class schedule.  This paperwork may be submitted during any campus registration hours.
Global High is an open-enrollment campus that begins accepting applications in January for the following fall semester.  Visit the Global High School website for complete details and to apply online.
Presently, all qualifying pre-k students in the district attend Turner Prekindergarten Academy, located at 614 Getzendaner.  Registration for pre-k begins in August and an appointment is required.  Please call Turner at (972) 923-4690 for registration and qualification details.  The WISD prekindergarten program expands to Marvin and Northside elementary schools beginning in the 2020-2021 school year.  

Waxahachie ISD strives to prepare students as thoroughly as possible for their next step in life, for college, career, or the military. Working together, parents, students, and schools can ensure that informed decisions are made concerning programs and course selections during secondary learning.  Please contact school counselors for guidance.


2020-2021 Junior High Course Catalog

2020-2021 Global High School Course Catalog

2020-2021 WHS Course Catalog

Turner Pre-k Academy

(972) 923-4690


Clift Elementary 

(972) 923-4720


Dunaway Elementary

(972) 923-4646


Felty Elementary

(972) 923-4616


Marvin Elementary

(972) 923-4670


Northside Elementary

(972) 923-4610

Shackelford Elementary

(972) 923-4666


Simpson Elementary


Wedgeworth Elementary

(972) 923-4640


Wilemon STEAM Academy

(972) 923-4780


Coleman Junior High

(972) 923-4790

Finley Junior High

(972) 923-4680

Howard Junior High 

(972) 923-4771


Global High School

(972) 923-4761

High School of Choice/Challenge Academy

(972) 923-4758


Waxahachie High School

(972) 923-4600

School Hours

Grade Pre-K & ECSE

7:40 am – 2:45 pm


Elementary Campuses

7:40 am – 3:10 pm


Secondary Campuses

8:25 am – 3:55 pm


Early Release Times

Pre-K & Elementary Campuses

11:25 am


All Secondary Campuses

12:10 pm