About Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD


 
The mission of Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District is to
foster a culture of excellence that instills a passion for a
lifetime of continuous achievement in every student.
 
 
 
Every day we are dedicated to fostering a culture of excellence in all we do. With our supportive administrative team, low employee turnover rate, and our state-of-the art facilities all in a small town environment within minutes of downtown Fort Worth, Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District is a great place to live and learn.

 

Your child is unique.
From kindergarten to high school, diverse programs are available to support the regular curriculum and to provide for special needs. The district also offers a school of choice for at-risk students through the Elmer C. Watson High School and the opportunity for students to gain licenses and participate in project-based learning at the Sarah Hollenstein Career and Technology Center.

Employees
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD prides itself on hiring and retaining quality employees. With one of the highest starting salaries in Tarrant County, EM-S ISD is able to recruit and retain excellent teachers and support personnel. The average EM-S ISD teacher has 11.4 total years of experience, with 6.4 years in the district. EM-S ISD has one of the lowest turn-over rates in the area. All employees are encouraged to further their education through a wide variety of staff development programs and workshops scheduled throughout the year.

EM-S ISD also offers childcare for any employee who is eligible for benefits.  The childcare is staffed by caring district employees and is centrally located at the Weldon Hafley Development Center. This is just one more reason teachers choose to bring their talents to EM-S ISD.

Teacher-Student Ratios
      Kindergarten                22:1
       Grades 1 - 4                24:1
      Grade 5                       26:1
      Middle School              28:1
      High School                 28:1

Tax Rate
Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD has a combined tax rate of $1.54 per every $100 of property value. This means a home valued at $100,000 would have a school tax bill of $1,540.00 per year.   
 
 
District Demographics as of October 2013
 
Enrollment
 18,132Completion Rate
 80.1%
    African American
 9.10%Attendance Rate
 96.3%
    American Indian
 0.69%Annual Dropout Rate  2.9%
    Asian
 3.70%
 
    Hispanic
 34.4%  
    Pacific Islander
 0.22%  
    White 48.86%  
    Economically Disadvantaged
 39.45%