Accessible, quality education at every grade and level is important to the vitality of any community. Ennis Independent School District and the high caliber of colleges and universities throughout Northeast Texas make it possible for your business to recruit and hire skilled, career-ready graduates for your company’s workforce.
Ennis ISD is a “District of Innovation” and its mission is to continually challenge and stimulate students to ensure that they can meet their greatest academic potential and to foster positive character traits.
Over half of all (Ennis) high school graduates go on to higher education with most students going to two-year public colleges and pursuing career and technical education.APR Report 2018-2019
The district has 10 campuses serving the education needs of approximately 5,773 students and offers 16 technology education programs, as well as 15 AP dual credit courses through Navarro College.
Ennis Junior High is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) school, and the District’s nonprofit college-readiness AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program for Grades 7-12, helps students develop the skills they need to be successful in college.
Colleges and Universities
Ennis’s close proximity to Dallas makes it possible for college-bound students to stay close to home or attend one of the 35 colleges and universities within a 50-mile radius, providing a wide range of careers and studies.
Colleges Closest to Ennis
- Southwestern Assemblies of God – 14 miles from Ennis
- Navarro College – 19 miles from Ennis
Best Colleges in Texas.U.S. New & World Report
Colleges within 50 miles of Ennis
- Dallas Baptist University
- Southern Methodist University
- Southwestern Assemblies of God
- Texas Christian University
- University of Texas – Dallas