School Start August 20  –  It’s  Going to be a Great Year!

School Start August 20 – It’s Going to be a Great Year!

School Start

Online Enrollment:

Dallas ISD provides an online enrollment option to parents and families to facilitate the registration / enrollment process for all K-12 students. By utilizing online enrollment, parents no longer need to wait in lines to fill out paper forms at the campus to enroll their child. Additionally, online enrollment helps Dallas ISD reduce paper waste, while creating a convenient, fast, and accurate online enrollment experience at your fingertips.
Looking for a convenient, fast and accurate way to register your child? Enrollment at your fingertips is just a click away at
To complete your child’s enrollment, the following documents will be needed:

The child’s birth certificate
The child’s current
immunization record
The child’s social security card
(optional, but will save time if
you have it)
Proof of residence (a
utility bill or lease)
Picture ID of the child’s
parent or guardian
Pre-K and early childhood students must register on their campus. Visit for more information.

Meet the Teacher
Open House:

Parents and students will have an opportunity to visit their school and meet the teachers prior to the first day of school. Meet the Teacher/Open House dates are scheduled as follows:

Tuesday, Aug. 14 –
Middle Schools
Wednesday, Aug. 15 –
High Schools
Thursday, Aug. 16 –
For times, parents are encouraged to contact their school as times will vary per campus.

School hours*

Elementary Schools and
Vanguards 7:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Middle Schools, Academies and Montessori
8:25 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.
High Schools, Magnets, and Early Colleges, City Lab, and IDEA
9:05 a.m. – 4:20 p.m.

Bryan Adams
9:05 a.m. – 4:25 p.m.
Rosemont Primary
8 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Rosemont (Upper Campus)
8:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Harry Stone Montessori
7:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Mata Montessori
7:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.
8:50 a.m. – 4:05 p.m.
9:15 a.m. – 4:55 p.m.
8 a.m. – 3:25 p.m.
Samuell Early College
9 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Carr Elem
7:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Ervin Elem
7:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Titche Elem
7:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Rusk MS
8:25 a.m. – 4:25 p.m.
Hulcy MS
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Solar 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Montessori Academy
at Onesimo Hernandez
7:45 a.m. – 2:55 p.m.

Questions and concerns
about the start of school?

The Dallas ISD Parent Hotline is now open. Parents can call to ask questions prior to the first day of school.
Parent Hotline
(972) 925-5555
Hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(through Aug. 3)
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(starting Aug. 6)

During the first week of school, parents may call the Back-to-School Hotline with questions.

August 20-August 24:

Dallas ISD’s Back-to-School
Hotline (English/Spanish)
(972) 925-KIDS (5437)
Hours: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
August 20 and 21
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
August 22- August 24

Information will include enrollment, bus routes, immunization requirements, school locations, school hours, and more.

Meal Information

Dallas Independent School District will provide school meals at no charge to all district students.
Dallas ISD Food and Child Nutrition Services participates in USDA’s Community Eligibility Provision, which allows the district to offer nutritious school meals to all students through the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program at no charge, regardless of family income.
Dallas ISD also participates in the Child and Adult Care Food Program’s At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program, which provides no-cost supper or holiday meals for children 18 years and under participating in afterschool education or enrichment activities. In addition, the district participates in the Seamless Summer Option program, which provides meals at qualifying schools, park sites, and recreation centers over the summer vacation.

Immigrant and refugee

students new to the country
All immigrant and refugee students new to the district will be registered, oriented, and assessed at the Margaret and Gilbert Herrera Student Intake Center. Visit the Student Intake Center website to learn more.

School Messenger

The Dallas ISD and all schools use an automated phone message system to communicate with parents and staff about important news. Schools use the system to alert parents to school events, student absences, and other important information. To ensure that they do not miss any announcements from the schools or the district, parents should make sure that their children’s records include current contact information like phone number and address.