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Is Venture For Me?

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Venture High School
might be a good place for you if …

  • You are not experiencing success  in school
  • You are behind in your credits
  • You need smaller class sizes

Venture School is an alternative to the traditional
when the traditional does not prove to be a good fit for you

Talk to your counselor

Talk to your parents

Call Venture @ 682-867-6400


Download an Application


Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to
Ms. Pamela K. Wood
for being selected as the
2014-2015 Venture School

Ms. Wood has 36 years in education and has been a member of the Venture Facutly for 9 years.


Federal Report Cards

Mission Statement

Venture School,
a nontraditional educational program,
is dedicated to
an innovative
and  professional
to providing academic
and personal development. 


We believe that
all students 
can learn
and become productive,

responsible citizens through
a balance 
of mutual commitment 
and personal integrity.



Back to School Kickoff

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8 a.m. - Noon | August 15, 2015

The AISD Back to School Kickoff will help thousands of Arlington ISD students and their families get the supplies and resources they need to be ready for the 2015-2016 academic year.


At the AISD Back to School Kickoff, which will be held on the west outdoor plaza and indoor platform of AT&T Stadium, pre-registered students will receive a backpack* filled with school supplies appropriate to their grade level, as well as the opportunity to visit a variety of resource booths and attend educational workshops. Booths will include an immunization station, vision checks, eyeglasses fittings, information on after-school care programs and more. Workshop topics will include college readiness, testing tips, parent and student responsibility, and more. Additionally, attendees can expect to see appearances by Dallas Cowboys mascot Rowdy, Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders and former Dallas Cowboys players.


To be eligible to attend the AISD Back to School Kickoff, AISD students must qualify for the free or reduced-price meal program. Parents are required to pre-register their students. Transportation is available for pre-registered attendees and should be requested via the online registration form.


Arlington community members and supporters may donate to the AISD Back to School Kickoff. A donation of $20 provides one student with a backpack and the supplies he or she needs for a full school year.

Register student(s) for this event


Register to be a volunteer


Community resource fair registration


Click here to donate



El “Back to School Kickoff” es un evento que ayudará a miles de estudiantes del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Arlington y a sus familias a obtener los útiles escolares y otros servicios que necesitan para estar preparados para el año académico 2015-2016.


En el “Back to School Kickoff”, que tendrá lugar desde las 8 de la mañana hasta el mediodía en el Estadio AT & T en la plaza al aire libre al oeste del edificio y en una plataforma en el interior del mismo, los estudiantes que sean registrados antes del evento recibirán una mochila* llena de útiles escolares adecuados al grado que estén cursando, así como la oportunidad de visitar una gran variedad de puestos de recursos y también podrán asistir a talleres educativos. Entre los puestos disponibles estarán una estación de vacunación, exámenes de visión, ajuste de lentes, información sobre algunos programas para el cuidado de niños después de la escuela y mucho más. Los temas de los talleres incluirán la preparación universitaria, consejos para tomar pruebas, la responsabilidad de los padres y los estudiantes, y mucho más. Además, los asistentes podrán ver la mascota, Rowdy, las Cheerleaders y algunos ex jugadores de los Dallas Cowboys.


Para ser elegible para asistir al “Back to School Kickoff”, los estudiantes de AISD deben calificar para el programa de comidas gratis y/o a precio reducido. Los padres deberán registrar a los estudiantes antes del evento. El transporte está disponible para los asistentes que se hayan registrado antes del evento y debe ser solicitado a través del formulario de inscripción en línea.


Todo miembros de la comunidad de Arlington pueden donar al “Back to School Kickoff” del AISD. Una donación de $ 20 proporciona un estudiante con una mochila y los útiles escolares que él o ella necesitan en un año escolar.


* The amount of backpacks for each grade is limited and will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

Social Workers Honored

Join us in celebrating Connie Grossman's and Gary Grossman's nomination for UT Arlingtion's Field Instructors of the Year. 


Mr. & Mrs. Grossman were honored on April 21, 2015 at a ceremony Celebrating Excellence at UT Arlington. 

Intake Dates

Applications must be received and reviewed prior

to the following dates in order

to be considered for Venture acceptance on the upcoming intake date(s):


Fall 2015


    additional dates will be posted soon


Please note:  Intake is a 2 day process.


Evening School


The Final day for Single Semester Registration
was March 31, 2015

Look here for information on Evening Courses Fall 2015

Saturday School

CLASS TIME: 8am - 12pm 

See Flyer for Additional Information



Bring Your Own Technology

As part of our Achieve Today. Excel Tomorrow. strategic plan goal to be a high performing, technology-rich school district with leading-edge learning experiences that promote engagement, creativity, critical thinking and achievement, we will begin allowing students to bring personally owned mobile technology devices to school for educational purposes. Click here for more information about Venture Schools BYOT program.