• Vision and Core Beliefs

    Hallsville Independent School District will pursue "Excellence in Education" in all endeavors

    • HISD will provide students an opportunity to obtain a world class education that prepares them for a globally competitive society;
    • HISD will strive to be a district of excellence that competes at the state and national levels in all academic and extracurricular activities;
    • HISD will instill a desire for ethical behavior, integrity and good citizenship in all students.

School Supply Train

  • The ROC First Baptist Church of Longview, in partnership with Buckner, Grace Creek Church and New Beginnings Baptist Church, will host the 2024 School Supply Train on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the church located at 212 E. South St. in Longview.

    Any new or returning student enrolled in public school is eligible to participate, with in-person registration only the day of the event.

    The School Supply Train will include school supplies and shoes, with outdoor activities planned, and hot dogs served for lunch. Parents will need to provide an ID, either a driver's license or other government-issued ID, as well as proof of school enrollment for each child, such as a report card or official school schedule.

    Other resources offered will be haircuts, vision screenings, food boxes, health screenings, and vaccines. Local school districts will also be represented.

Hallsville ISD School Board

  • The Hallsville Independent School District Board of Trustees meets on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 PM at the HISD Training Center. Exceptions may apply during school board elections and holidays.

    The Texas Education Code charges school boards, as governing bodies, with overseeing the management of local school districts. Hallsville ISD School Board is led by a Board of Trustees elected by the community. The Board of Trustees governs the district by adopting policy and regulations. Each place on the HISD Board is elected for a three-year term.

    Members of the Hallsville ISD School Board of Trustees are the elected representatives of the community charged by the Texas Education Code11.151(b) to govern and oversee the management of the school district. Members serve without pay and volunteer their services to ensure the delivery of the adopted Hallsville ISD Vision and Core Beliefs.

    Learn more about the HISD Board of Trustees and its policies and procedures here.

Career & Technical Education

  • Career and Technical Education courses are designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in today's high-demand occupational environment. CTE courses help students explore their future career goals and encourage students to develop a personal career plan while providing information on post-secondary opportunities.

    It is the mission of the Hallsville Independent School District's Department of Career and Technical Education to use real world learning experiences, career awareness activities, technology, and industrial standards to provide the skills necessary for students to gain entry-level employment in a high-skill, high-wage job and/or continue their education at a postsecondary institution.

    Learn more about what Hallsville ISD offers through Career and Technical Education here.

UIL Academics

  • The University Interscholastic League offers the most comprehensive literary and academic competitive program in the nation.  The Hallsville UIL Academic teams are consistently regional champions with several state winners. HISD UIL Leaders offer more than any other UIL team in terms of activities, with high school, junior high, and elementary contests. All HISD students are encouraged to participate in UIL Academic contests.

    These activities, which complement the academic curriculum, are designed to motivate students as they acquire higher levels of knowledge, challenge students to confront issues of importance, and provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate mastery of specific skills.

    Learn more about the Hallsville ISD UIL Academic program here.

Bobcat Athletics

  • Hallsville ISD Athletics is dedicated to student success through disciplined execution and teamwork. HISD sponsors sports for student-athletes in junior high and high school, grades 7-12. Sponsored sports programs include football, baseball, basketball, soccer, track and field, golf, tennis, cross country, and volleyball. HISD Athletic programs compete under the rules and regulations set by the University Interscholastic League.

    View schedules and ticket information along with other HISD Athletic information here. It's a great day to be a Bobcat!

Fine Arts

  • Hallsville ISD offers a full range of courses in both the Performing and Visual Arts. The courses are tightly aligned to the state required Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) starting in kindergarten through twelfth grade to provide enriching and optimal opportunities for students as they pursue their interests in the arts.

    All programs are vertically integrated to ensure students gain optimal knowledge and resources to prepare for the next level of coursework and performance. Currently, our high school music programs and theatre are competitive in all aspects of UIL competition while the secondary Visual Arts programming is highly competitive in both regional and national venues.

    Learn more about what HISD offers through our Fine Arts programs such as Band, Choir, Theatre, and Visual Arts here.

Know Your Impact In HISD!

  • The Hallsville ISD Human Resources Department strives to attract, recruit, hire, and retain the most highly qualified individuals who will provide a safe, secure, and supportive learning environment for our HISD students.

    We are committed to providing service and support to employees and applicants in all personnel-related matters.

    To begin the process of becoming a member of the Bobcat Family, check out our Job Postings here.

    Learn more about our employee policies and procedures through our Human Resources Department located here.

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HISD Bulletins

  • We're Hiring!

    Come be a part of the Bobcat Team! We have open positions for the following:

    Apply today by clicking here. For more information, contact Lindsay Slaten, Director of Human Resources, at lslaten@hisd.com or via phone at 903-668-5990 ext. 5235.

    2024-2025 HISD Calendar

    Hallsville ISD's 2024-2025 academic calendar has been approved by the Board of Trustees. Click here to download a version of the calendar.

    Backpack Club Donations

    Funds are currently low, and we might have to discontinue this program for the remainder of the year without your help! The Backpack Club provides food over the weekend and holidays to students that are food insecure. It only takes about $200 per year for each child to receive the extra support.

    Donate by clicking here, or you can send donations to:

    P.O. Box 810
    c/o Special Programs Dept.
    Hallsville, TX 75650

    *HISD employees may choose to help with a payroll deduction. Email ddavidson@hisd.com to learn more.

    Bus Drivers Needed!

    Check out this cool experience awaiting you as a Hallsville ISD Bus Driver:

    • $1500 sign-on bonus if you currently have a CDL to drive a school bus! Must commit to at least one year of service as a driver in HISD; otherwise, the bonus is deducted from your final check if leaving within a year.
    • $1000 sign-on bonus for non-CDL holders! Your bonus will be received after going through training and earning your CDL.
    • HISD will pay $425 toward your monthly insurance premium!
    • Perfect attendance each month earns a $50 bonus for the month!
    • Fully-paid Entry Level Driver Training to prepare you for your CDL written and driving test!
    • Opportunities to earn extra money driving extracurricular trips!
    • Built-in, annual pay increases depending on experience!

    Contact Roy Presley, HISD Transportation Director, if you are interested in learning more about becoming an HISD Bus Driver (phone: 903-668-5970 OR 903-668-5990 ext. 5990; e-mail: bus@hisd.com). You may apply TODAY by clicking here.

    No Vaping!

    If your student possesses or uses a vape on district property, or at a district event, by law, they MUST by placed in a disciplinary alternative education program (DAEP) according to HB 114 enacted by the Texas Legislature in 2023.