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Education

For complete information on the Forney Independent School District, see the FISD website here.

CAMPUSES: 9 Elementary; 2 Middle; 2 High Schools; 1 Academic Center
STUDENTS: 9,021
EMPLOYEES: 1,399 

For more than 110 years...
Forney ISD has provided the children of Forney with a top quality education and an inspirational learning environment that allows students in Forney ISD the opportunity to grow and develop into young adults. Since the year 2000, Forney ISD has been ranked as one of the fastest-growing school districts in the State of Texas.  

Exceptional Academic Achievements
Forney's high quality public schools are one of the key engines to our area's growth. Serving students both in and outside of the city limits, Forney ISD continues to excel, having earned distinction ratings at several of their campuses by the Texas Education Agency. The district offers Pre-Advanced Placement (Pre-AP) and Advanced Placement (AP) courses at the secondary level. Dual credit classes are also available for high school students including college algebra, statistics and freshman and sophomore English. Students can earn up to 18 hours of college credit through the dual credit program.

Extracurricular Excellence 

Forney ISD offers an abundance of extracurricular opportunities for students. Forney High School and North Forney High School, the two high schools in the district, provide opportunities for students to participate in a number of academic, agriculture, athletic, fine art, career and technology and health science programs, just to name a few. Athletic programs in the secondary grade levels include football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, soccer, golf, tennis, cross country, swimming, power lifting and track. Students can also participate in art, band, choir, drama, debate, Future Farmers of America (FFA), robotics, computer science and video production. Students in Forney ISD continue to excel in a number of extracurricular activities. Forney's hard working students have received multiple awards from UIL and other organizations recognizing their contributions to the world of athletics, fine arts and career/technology activities.

Higher Education & Workforce Training

Trinity Valley Community College provides accredited college-level courses and Associate's Degrees at their campus in the nearby neighboring community of Terrell.  Forney is also located in very close proximity several colleges, universities and technical/trade schools. Some of the state's most highly regarded research institutions are within a short driving distance of Forney.

Local workforce training is also available through a partnership between the Texas Workforce Commission and Trinity Valley Community College with the Texas Skills Development Fund. More information on this program can be found here.

 

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