Georgetown ISD student enrollment grows by 9.34% in five years

See how Georgetown ISD compares to other area districts. (Community Impact staff)
See how Georgetown ISD compares to other area districts. (Community Impact staff)

See how Georgetown ISD compares to other area districts. (Community Impact staff)

Georgetown ISD student enrollment grew by 9.34% between 2016-17 and 2020-21.

Student, teacher and district data from the 2019-20 school year is analyzed in the September issue of the Community Impact Newspaper's Georgetown edition. Here is data for GISD and neighboring districts.

Enrollment

Georgetown ISD continues to grow, having added more than 1,000 students in the past five years. The district projects that it will reach 15,037 students by 2025-26, district officials said.

Student stats

GISD has fewer economically disadvantaged students and English language learners than Texas state averages. About 42.5% of GISD students are economically disadvantaged as compared to about 60% of all Texas students.

Teacher, superintendent salaries


Across Greater Austin, superintendent salaries vary based on the school district size. The largest of the three shown below, Round Rock ISD, has the largest superintendent salary while Georgetown ISD, the smallest, has the lowest-paid superintendent. GISD Superintendent Fred Brent earns $242,500 annually. Teachers at Leander ISD and Round Rock ISD earn similar salaries, while Georgetown ISD teachers receive about $2,500 less annually on average.

Teacher stats

Georgetown and Round Rock ISDs are comparable in teacher retention rates, though Round Rock ISD has nearly 3.5 times more teachers.

Additional district numbers to note include the following.


  • 1,749.47: total number of employees

  • 17: number of campuses

  • $6,160: funding per student

  • 1917: year founded

By Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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