About Clint ISD
The Clint Independent School District encompasses a diverse, geographically large area (379.9 square miles) within the Upper Rio Grande border region, 25 miles east of El Paso. The Far East El Paso area is one of the fastest developing areas in the county.
Clint I.S.D. encompasses three major, separate and distinct communities – the Town of Clint, a stable farming and ranching area; the town of Horizon City, a fast growing suburban area; and the community of Montana Vista, an unincorporated area.
The district has 14 campuses – four high schools, four middle/junior high schools, one intermediate school, and five elementary schools.
The town of Clint is located in the fertile valley area on State Highway 20, approximately 18 miles southeast of El Paso. Horizon City and the Montana Vista areas are situated in the high desert to the north. The Montana Vista area flanks State Highways 62 and 180, about 24 miles to the north of Clint. Horizon City is also in the high desert at the midpoint of the district.
The District’s College for All initiative provides K-12 students in Clint I.S.D. with opportunities to explore and prepare for post secondary education and career preparation. College preparedness courses help students prepare for college entrance exams, as well as goal setting, college and career exploration, college applications, essay writing, scholarship and financial aid research. Students are able to earn college course credit while in high school. In addition, the District has implemented the Superintendent’s Scholarship Fund to raise money to provide college scholarships to graduating seniors in Clint I.S.D.
To prepare for the workforce after high school students are afforded the opportunity to enroll in courses in District's Career and Technical Education program (CTE). Currently CTE offerings include Cosmetology, Business, Computer Technology, Food Science, Law Enforcement, Architecture, Graphic Design, Agriculture and Auto Mechanics.
The District employs 1450 full-time staff. The District’s 700 teachers are among the highest paid compared to other District’s in the county. Despite state budget cuts in 2011 and 2012, the District was able to retain staff without layoff as well as maintain a highly competitive salary and benefits package.
Of the nine school districts in El Paso County, Clint is the largest in square mileage and has great potential for growth. The tax rate for 2012-2013 remains at $1.335050 per $100.00 of taxable property value. The adopted budget for the school year is $84.4 million based on the tax rate, projected student enrollment and expected attendance rates. Of the nearly 1200 districts in the state, Clint is the 91st largest with an estimated student population of 11,800.
Hours of Operation
The district is open from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.