About Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISDThe 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 focus on personalized education, caring campus leaders, supportive administrative team, low employee turnover rate, and high-quality 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, learn, and work!Your child is uniqueFrom 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 high school students to gain licensures and certifications while participating in college, career, and technical learning at the Sarah Hollenstein Career and Technology Center.
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD prides itself on hiring and retaining quality employees. With one of the highest starting salaries and the highest 10 to 20 years experience salaries in Tarrant County, EMS ISD is able to recruit and retain excellent teachers and support personnel. The average EMS ISD teacher has 12 total years of experience with 6.1 years in the district. EMS ISD also 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.
EMS ISD also offers childcare for any employee who is eligible for benefits. Our award-winning childcare program 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 EMS ISD.
Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD has a combined tax rate of $1.4575 per every $100 of property value. This means a home with a net taxable value of $100,000 would have a school tax bill of $1,457.50 per year. The District’s tax rate is set annually and has decreased 8.25 cents since 2017.District Demographics as of Fall 2022