Arlington ISD Core Programs

A clear roadmap to success for every student.

Fine Arts at Every Age

Unlimited Academic Opportunities

Extracurriculars To Fit Your Passion

Your student deserves unlimited opportunities to advance their future.

Arlington ISD is an expansive district with a great reputation.
We have everything your student needs to chase big dreams.

Personalized help in crafting their direction

Support for college and career success

Surrounded by certified experts every step of the way

Two STEM labs at every elementary school.

Certified Career Tech courses are offered to all high school students.

STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) starts in pre-k.

Two NEW playgrounds at every elementary school campus

Your student deserves a clear roadmap to success.
That's what Arlington ISD Core Programs provide.

Academics are the foundation of Arlington ISD.

Advanced Placement provides students the opportunity to test out of college courses and improve their GPA and class rank.

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a course for first generation students that sets them on a path for higher education. In 2019, AVID students earned $19 million in scholarships!

International Baccalaureate is a leadership program that provides education with a global perspective.

Every student deserves the opportunity to distinguish themself academically.

Arlington ISD will provide your student with a world-class education.

Other Core Programs



  • Sports programs linked from junior high to high school
  • BRAND NEW multi-purpose facilities available for indoor/outdoor athletics
  • 5 of 6 high schools compete in the highest Texas classification
  • The district has playoff runs in every sport and is home to first-round picks in the NFL and MLB

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

  • Instruments and uniforms are 100% free to each student.
  • Diverse program options (i.e. band, choir, visual arts, photography, etc.)
  • NEW band trailers to haul instruments available at every traditional high school
  • BRAND NEW Center for Visual and Performing Arts available for all students
  • "Best Communities for Music Education" Award for 15 years running
  • Fine arts are continually offered kindergarten through 12th grade



  • If your student is into it, there's a club for it!
  • French club, chess club, robotics club, academic decathlon and more.

A world-class education with a world of opportunities.

Arlington High School and Martin High School counselors recognized by College Board Counselor Recognition Program (2021)

Home of the 2016
Superintendent of the Year.

Best Communities for Music Education award for the past 15 years.

Recognized as a champion of "whole-child" education by EVERFI (2020)

Meritorious Budget Award presented by Association of School Business Officials International (2021-2022)

Transparency Star Awards in the areas of Traditional Finances and Debt Obligations

Advance Your Child Toward A Bright Future

We are committed to growing whole & well-rounded young adults who are prepared to excel in college, career, and beyond.


We are ready to welcome your student to the Arlington ISD community!