Del Valle ISD

District Planning

Each district must have a district improvement plan TEC 11.251

DVISD District Improvement Plan

DVISD Strategic Plan

District Website

District Priorities

  1. Student academic performance

  2. College and career readiness

  3. Equitable facilities, staffing, instructional resources

  4. Culturally responsive communication

District IRB Required? 


Name: External Research Requests (Application - "Memorandum of Understanding")

General Information:

Application Deadline: Rolling

Application Notification: 4-6 weeks after Application Submission

Application (Memorandum of Understanding)

Submission Requirements: Memorandum of Understanding, Copies of All Measures, Survey/Data Collection Instruments, Consent & Assent Forms, Media Release Forms, Copy of IRB Application/Abstract, Fee

Fees: $100 (non-refundable)

Application Submission: Email Jonathan Harris - Subject: "External Research: Your Project Title"

Contact: Alison Fears, Director of Federal Programs, 512-386-3004

Number of Schools: 17

School TypeTotal
Elementary 9
Middle Schools3
High School1
Early College High School1
Alternative Campuses2
Child Development Center1

Additional Facilities and Programs

  • Bilingual & ESL

  • Career & Technical Education

  • College & Career Readiness

  • Counseling

  • GT

  • Multilingual Learning

  • Pre-K

  • Special Ed

District Demographics

Students: 11,067

Additional Student Data

MetricsPercent of Total Students
Economically Disadvantaged


Emerging Bilingual7.2%
Special Education11.1%
Bilingual/ESL Program7.1%
Gifted and Talented3.2%
At Risk for Dropping Out58.8%

Teachers: 770


Administrative and Professional: 395

Bus Drivers, Custodians, Food Service and Educational Aides: 460