Project Based Learning

Students at Marfa ISD learn many ways. Projects are used in programs ranging from Voag to Robotics to ELA.

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Spring Break is March 7 – 11, 2016 * It is different than some other ISDs

The Road to Excellence

Twenty Ways You Can Help Your Children Succeed At School

As a parent, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. When parents and families are involved in their children’s schools, the children do better and have better feelings about going to school. In fact, many studies show that what the family does is more important to a child’s school success than how much money the family makes or how much education the parents have. There are many ways that parents can support their children’s learning at home and throughout the school year. Here are some ideas to get you started!

Develop a partnership with your child’s teachers and school …

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UIL Kendra

Kendra Serrano and Josue Aguilar both represented Marfa ISD at the State Cross Country Meet. The weather was damp and the track muddy but Kendra placed 15th overall out of 148 contestants. It’s a great honor to make it to state and we feel great having both of these students representing Marfa in Round Rock.

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Required Posting

While more students passed the state tests than in years past, the Texas Education Agency rated Marfa ISD and the campus as “Needs Improvement” in 2014-2015. The staff and administration at Marfa ISD continue to work to make improvements for the students of Marfa.  Marfa ISD “Met Standard” in both the 2013-2014 and 2012-2013 School Year after two years of “Unacceptable Ratings.” Marfa Schools are accredited by the Texas Education Agency.  Texas has only two ratings: “Met Standard” and “Needing Improvement.”

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Heroes for Schools

Texas has more than 5 million students in its public schools. That is 5 million young minds from about 5 years old to about 18 years old, and our state is attracting even more. Every year, our student population increases by about 85,000 additional students.

Those impressionable young people depend on the adults in Texas to provide for them. They need shelter and food and nurturing and an education. Who will step up to see that ALL the children not just the ones in our own households have what they need in our schools?

In Texas, more than 7,200 generous …

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February 9, 2016
  • Marfa Varsity BB @ Fort Davis
    Starts: February 9, 2016 - 6:30 pm
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February 12, 2016
  • 4-H Enchilada Fundraiser-Cafeteria
    Starts: February 12, 2016 - 5:00 pm
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  • Balmorhea @ Marfa Basketball (Boys only)
    Starts: February 12, 2016 - 6:30 pm
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February 15, 2016

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