San Marcos CISD

District Planning

Each district must have a district improvement plan TEC 11.251

San Marcos CISD District Improvement Plan

Executive Summary - District Improvement Plan: School Year 2022-2023, San Marcos CISD

District Website

District Priorities

  1. Student Performance
  2. Rigorous Academic Culture - College/Career Ready Graduates
  3. Culture of High Expectations
  4. Eliminate Achievement Gaps
  5. Meaningful Engagement with Parents & Community Members
  6. Safety

District IRB Required? 


Name: Research Proposal

General Information 

Application Deadline: 1st Tuesday of each month (except July & December)

Application Notification: By 4th Tuesday of the month


Completed Application Form, Description of Research Protocol, Evidence of IRB or HSRB Action, Recruitment Emails, Appropriate Consent/Assent Materials, Instruments (Surveys, Questionnaires, Test Forms, Interview Protocols, etc), IRB Approval (if applicable)

Fee: NI

Contact: Office of Academics, 512-393-6700

Number of Schools: 11

School TypeTotal
Middle Schools2
High Schools1

Additional Facilities and Programs

  • Advanced Academics
  • Athletics
  • AP
  • AVID
  • Bilingual Education (Dual Language Two-Way Immersion)
  • Character Strong SEL Curriculum
  • Computer Science
  • Credit by Exam (CBE) Program
  • CTE
  • Comprehensive School Counseling
  • Dual Credit Courses
  • Dyslexia, Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP)
  • Early College HS
  • Elementary Foundations Program
  • Fine Arts
  • GT
  • Pre-AP Courses (Middle School)
  • Robotics
  • Special Education
  • Summer Camps
  • Summer Nutrition Program
  • Texas State Educational Talent Search Program (TRIO)
  • World Languages

District Demographics

Students: 8452

Additional Student Data

MetricsPercent of Total Students
Economically Disadvantaged77.8%
Emerging Bilingual13.2%
Special Education14.6%
Bilingual/ESL Program16%
Gifted and Talented14.7%
At Risk for Dropping Out54.3%

Teachers: 572


Administrative and Professional: 313

Bus Drivers, Custodians, Food Service and Educational Aides: 320