Schools & Education

Achievement in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District is at an all-time high. CFBISD has top-ranked schools in the nation because of their commitment to one goal – High Achievement for Each Student.

The “EACH” is made up of many remarkable students who participate in many great activities, programs and organizations. Our students excel through the opportunities the district provides. Whatever their dream, CFBISD will help every student find the right path to achieve their goal.*

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The CFBISD has many innovative programs

Programs like:

  • Two-Way Dual Language Programs
  • International Baccalaureate Program
  • Wide Array of Advanced Placement Classes
  • Exploratory Academies focusing on Engineering, Media & Graphic Design, International Business, Law & Criminal Justice, and Bio Medical Sciences.
  • Early College High School where students can earn a high school diploma and an associates degree free of charge
  • Gifted and Talented Education
  • Stellar Signature Programs including STEM and Fine Arts Elementary Academies
  • Career Specific Certifications

la-villita-school

Located in Irving, La Villita Elementary is the district’s twenty-seventh elementary campus and is the sixth school campus built in the city of Irving. La Villita Elementary boasts a unique school design that is a perfect fit for the Spanish colonial style of the neighborhood development. The designs uses wood, stone, glass, dynamic spaces and multiple courtyards to create a welcoming and aesthetically pleasing learning environment for students.

Address: 1601 Camino Lago, Irving, TX 75039
District: Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District
Phone: (972) 968-6900

bush-middle-school

Barbara Bush Middle School is committed to developing inquiring lifelong learners equipped with the knowledge and skills to become active, responsible and caring global citizens.


We strive to attain high achievement for all students through challenging curriculum, rigorous assessment, and ongoing reflection.

Address: 515 Cowboys Pkwy, Irving, TX 75063
District: Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District
Phone: (972) 968-3700

ranchview-high-school

Ranchview High School is committed to developing well rounded, knowledgeable and caring students through the use of rigorous curriculum, community involvement, and concept based learning. Students will graduate as life-long learners who demonstrate integrity, compassion, and responsibility and who actively participate in their global society as critical thinkers and effective communicators.

Address: 8401 Valley Ranch Pkwy E, Irving, TX 75063
District: Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District
Phone: (972) 968-5000

*Please note: attendance zones attempt to reflect current boundaries and are subject to change according to school policies. One should verify with the schools the information contained below.

Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD

Awards and Distinctions

  • Dr. Burns won Superintendent of the Year for 2015 and Dr. Lance Hamlin of Blalack won Secondary Principal of the Year from the Texas PTA.
  • CFBISD graduates earned over $29 million in scholarships in 2015. The Early College High School program graduated 79 students and earned $1.3 million of that total.
  • The CFBISD graduation rate is above the state average at 93%. The average rate in Texas is 88%.
  • List ItemCFBISD has produced seven Gates Millennium Scholars in the past several years. This is a full ride scholarship to a University of choice for the recipient to earn an undergraduate degree, a masters degree and a Ph.D. There are only 1,000 chosen from the United States each year.
  • CFBISD Fine Arts has been awarded “Best 100 Communities for Music Education” eight times.
  • Since 1998, CFBISD has taught every 4th-grade student how to swim through a water safety program.
  • CFBISD offers the International Baccalaureate Program from elementary through high school. This is a qualification recognized by Universities all over the world.
  • Students graduating with an IB Diploma are 21% more likely to be admitted into ten of the most prestigious universities.
  • In CFBISD, high school students have the opportunity to graduate with certifications through our high school academies preparing them for a career right out of high school.
  • CFBISD has offered the Two Way Dual Language Program since 2006 in grades K-5. This program offers the opportunity for native English speakers and native Spanish speakers to learn to read, write and speak in both languages.