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20-21 Online Registration for 2020-2021
The Skyward Family Access online registration is now open for the 2020-21 school year. Families will be receiving login information in the mail with information on registering each of their students. Click here for more information on the registration process for your child.
VISD School Board
Congratulations to the Vidor ISD School Board on their recent accomplishment of being named this region's School Board of the Year. We are grateful for the work they put forth for the district.
Immunization Requirements

Remember that all incoming Pre-K, Kinder, & 7th grade students must meet all the requirements set by the DSHS in order to register for the 20-21 school year.

SpEd Record Retention Notification

This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of VISD's intent to destroy the Special Education records of students who received Special Education services during the years 2012-2014. More information here.

P-EBT 20
Your household may be eligible to receive Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits to buy food. Click here to see eligibility requirements to receive this offer. The application has been extended until August 31, 2020.
Open Enrollment

VISD is now accepting applications for the Open Enrollment program for the 2020-21 school year. Click here for information on eligibility as well as the application. Faculty transfer students will use this application here.

SpEd Child Find

Vidor ISD offers comprehensive SpEd services to eligible students ages 3 through 21 years and to children from birth through age 21 years who have a hearing or visual impairment. Read more...

BigBuc's BragBoard

It's often said that teamwork makes the dream work...and that's what is being seen all over Vidor ISD. We appreciate all who are making our district second to none! Click here to take a look at the 19-20 brag board!

VISD Retirees/Rising Stars/Life Changers/TeacherOfTheYear 2020

Vidor ISD would like to recognize their Retirees, Rising Stars, Life Changers and Teachers of the Year with this presentation. We honor you for your years of service and your dedication to the district. Congratulations!

VHS - Amanda Balla
ACHS - Karen Hinch
VJH - Tammy Taylor
VMS - Amy Welch
OFE - Lydia Baty
PFE - Emily Smith
VE - Mary Majors

The VISD Board of Trustees is committed to guiding the district in meeting and exceeding the district goals as established by the VISD mission statement.
Next regular school board meeting: August 17, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. on the Google Meet platform.

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What's Up Doc? -with Dr. Jay Killgo
Dr. Jay Killgo, Superintendent

Plans for 2020-21 School Year Becoming Clearer
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) issued guidelines for school districts to open schools this fall. TEA will allow in-person instruction in our schools and will require school districts to provide alternative online instruction to students if parents choose for their child(ren) to be educated at home. While these guidelines are subject to change should conditions warrant, they provide the information we need to continue planning for the start of school. Below are some key points for parents to know, as of July 16:

• In-person instruction will be offered to all students at all campuses in VISD beginning Wednesday, August 12. Parents may choose, however, for their children to receive alternative online instruction.

• Should parents choose this option, the alternative online instruction model will be more robust than what was offered this past spring and traditional grading and attendance policy will be followed. The introduction of new rigorous material will be covered and students will be
expected to make daily progress toward mastery of grade-level standards. Parental guidance and student motivation are needed for the student to be successful.

• Vidor ISD is working with administrators, teachers, and the community to develop a comprehensive plan for re-opening school, which will take into consideration the new guidelines from TEA. This plan will include more detailed information for parents before making a commitment for their child(ren) to attend either in-person or alternative online instruction.

• Parents will need to make a commitment as to which option they prefer (in-person or online) for their child two weeks prior to the start of school. Students will be able to change options at the end of each grading period but not before that time. VISD will send out more information regarding commitments prior to the beginning of school.

• To reduce the spread of the coronavirus, VISD will follow the state’s guidance on facial coverings, social distancing, and health precautions, including but not limited to pre-screening staff and students, more frequent cleaning of facilities, required hand-washings and the
availability of hand sanitizer in every classroom.

Please continue to enjoy your summer, and stay healthy and safe.
Thank you.

Jay Killgo, Superintendent


Vidor ISD 2020-2021 Calendar (updated 07.09.20)

20-21 Back to School Plan for Parents and Community

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