The Dickinson ISD Department of Educational Services is committed to fostering excellence in all areas and focusing on academic success by providing services and instructional support to students and teachers.
Elementary School Program
Language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, physical education, health, art, music, and computer literacy are the content offerings for grades pre-Kindergarten through sixth. Instructional technology is designed to prepare students for the challenges of a technological world. An integrated curriculum approach incorporates technology as a natural part of the educational process.
Middle School Program
Seventh and eighth graders take required courses in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Elective courses are offered in theatre, art, choir, speech, technology, business, physical education, and foreign languages. Students may earn high school credit by taking Algebra I and Spanish I in middle school.
High School Program
Course offerings at the high school level include a wide range of options in both the core content areas and the elective areas. An increased number of Advanced Placement courses is offered in a variety of disciplines. Elective areas include, but are not limited to, fine arts (band, art, theater), language arts (journalism, speech), foreign languages, (French, Spanish, German, American Sign Language), mathematics (calculus, computer mathematics), and social studies (sociology, psychology).
Career and Technology Education
Courses are available to prepare high school students for employment. DISD articulates with College of the Mainland and Alvin Community College to provide additional opportunities for tech prep programs. Students may choose among Accounting, Autocad, BCIS II, BIMM, Child Development, Criminal Justice, and Webmastering.