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Niche Rates HEB ISD Teachers as #6 in the Metroplex
Mar 09, 2016
Niche has rated HEB ISD as #6 on its 2016 ranking of Districts with the Best Teachers in the DFW Metro Area
. This ranking considers key factors such as the academic performance of a school, an index of teacher salaries, student-teacher ratio, as well as student and parent reviews, to measure the quality of teachers working at a district. The ranking includes over 100 school districts in the region centered on the Metroplex, with HEB ISD ranking as one of the best school districts in DFW by scoring higher than more than 90 other school districts
. HEB ISD's ranking factors included an "A" grade for Academics, strong scores on Niche's independent parent/student surveys, and a high percentage of teachers with multiple years of experience.
Viridian neighborhoods are located in HEB ISD, and residents enjoy the convenience of on-site Viridian Elementary
, as well as Harwood Junior High and Trinity High School, both located close by. These high-performing campuses
are recognized for challenging curriculums and innovative teaching methods that have earned numerous accolades and impressive scores on state-mandated tests.
Opened in 2014, Viridian Elementary already has earned praise from the Texas Education Agency, receiving distinctions in all possible categories of state-mandated STAAR testing, including academic achievement in reading/ELA and science, top 25 percent student progress, top 25 percent closing performance gaps and postsecondary readiness. Viridian Elementary offers Core Knowledge Pre-K as well as three “Schools of Choice” programs, which expose children to global languages and customs and gives them academic advantages.