Home of Champions


Accountability Rating

  • 2016-2017: Met Standard


  • 2017 Summer Academic Programs

    June 8-June 30, 2017

    Session I 8am-11:30am

    Session II 12pm-3:30pm


    Late Registration: June 5 in the JT Library

    Accelerated Instruction June 8-16, 2017


    Credit Recovery Course Offerings:

    English: English I, II, III, IV

    Forgien Language: Spanish I, II, II, IV

    Math: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Math Models

    Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, IPC

    Social Studies: World Geography, World History, U.S. History, Government, Economics


    Credit Accelerated Course Offerings:

    Economics: Grades 11-12

    Government: Grades 11-12

    Health: Grades 9-12

    Professional Communications: 9-12

    Congratulations Dr. Kenneth Gay!

    The New Executive Director of Administration for Tyler ISD

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    Home of our Champion Leader!!!

    Dr. Kenneth Gay; Principal (2013 -2017)

    Texas Education Agency “MET Standards” (2013 – 2017)

    Texas Education Agency T-STEM “Designated” (2013 – 2017)

    National (PTA) Association “School of Excellence” (2016 – 2018)

    National Center for Urban School Transformation “Honor Roll” School (2014 – 2015)

    East Texas Food Bank “Pantry Raid” Winners (2013 – 2017)

    Tyler Metro Chamber of Commerce “Best School” Winners (2013 – 2014)

    Sharmecia Jackson: “Secondary Teacher of the Year” Tyler ISD (2014 – 2015)

    Kala Morrow: “Secondary Teacher of the Year” Tyler ISD (2016 – 2017)

    Leah Allen: “Secondary Rookie Teacher of the Year” Tyler ISD (2016 – 2017)

          Dr. Kenneth Gay

    National Speech & Debate: Region 7 “Principal of the Year” (2014 – 2015)

    Texas Alliance of Black School Educators: State “Principal of the Year” (2015 – 2016)

    National Alliance of Black School Educators: National “Principal of the Year” (2016 – 2017)

    Texas Association of Secondary Principals: Region 7 “Principal of the Year” (2016 – 2017)

    Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel: United States Army Reserves (2016 – present)

     Click Here Dr. Gays Farewell Slide Show

     John Tyler: Home of Teacher Champions

    Morrow   Allen  

    Tyler ISD Teacher of the Year: Kala Morrow (pictured left)

    Tyler ISD Rookie of the Year: Leah Allen (pictured right)



    Congratulations to the following students for placing at Future Business Leaders of America’s Area 6 Leadership Conference held at the Region 8 Education Service Center in Pittsburg, Texas:

    Elvia Castillo – Journalism (2nd Place)

    James Chevis, Ahjanae Easter, Raeyana Greenhouse--Sports and Entertainment Management (2nd Place)

    Raven Daniels – FBLA Principles & Procedures (4th Place)

    Ka’Darius Ross – Job Interview (1st Place)


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