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  • Rockwall ISD has achieved an “A” district rating for three years from the Texas Education Agency.
  • Rockwall ISD's 2022-2023 total tax rate of $1.2146 represents a 21.5-cent decrease over the past five years. The M&O portion of the total tax rate is the lowest rate allowed by the Texas Education Agency to be adopted by Rockwall ISD.
  • Rockwall ISD addressed a 14% increase in student enrollment growth and corresponding facility needs with the completion of six new schools, including the Dr. Gene Burton College and Career Academy, Dobbs Elementary (replacement facility), Linda Lyon Elementary, Reinhardt Elementary (replacement facility), Sherry and Paul Hamm Elementary and Lupe Garcia Elementary;
  • Rockwall ISD voters approved the 2021 bond supporting four new buildings: two 9th-grade centers, a middle school, Rochell Elementary (replacement facility), and three middle school expansions to accommodate adding sixth-graders, expanding capacity and freeing up space at the elementary schools. The District anticipates more than 22,000 students by the year 2030;
  • Rockwall ISD Dual Credit student enrollment in partnership with Collin College increased 369% since 2016;
  • Rockwall ISD high school students completed 450 professional career and technical certifications;
  • Rockwall ISD established an advanced math pathway program with approximately 50% of all 5thgraders enrolled in compacted and advanced mathematics;
  • Rockwall ISD has increased National Merit Scholarship Program recognized students by 59% since 2016;
  • Rockwall ISD Advanced Placement participation increased by 6% since 2016;
  • Rockwall ISD high schools made the UIL’s Lone Star Cup top schools for academic, fine arts, and athletic performances ranking in the top 25 high schools in Texas in 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, and 2017; and
  • Rockwall ISD earned the National Association of Music Merchants Best Communities for Music Education Award for the sixth year in a row; and
  • Rockwall ISD increased the number of high school counselors, assistant principals and School Resource Officers (SRO’s) and added high school security guards to support our students.
  • Rockwall ISD School Board and Dr. Villarreal were named a Top Five Honor Board in Texas for governance, fiscal responsibility and academic/extracurricular achievement out of more than 1,200 school districts in 2019.