Krum ISD’s mission is to create a collaborative atmosphere with parents, students, and members of the community in order to ensure students will reach their full potential by providing every child with an exceptional education. We will strive to prepare our students academically and socially to embrace their future challenges, as well as ignite the desire to be lifelong learners by providing a safe, respectful, and positive learning environment.
Krum ISD is an accredited district which is located in the city of Krum in northwest Denton County. It encompasses an area of approximately 101 square miles. Five campuses make up Krum ISD, including:
- Krum High School, a ninth- through twelfth-grade campus;
- Krum Middle School, a sixth-grade through eighth-grade campus;
- Blanche Dodd Elementary School, a second through fifth-grade campus;
- Hattie Dyer Elementary School, a second through fifth-grade campus;
- Krum Early Education Center, a pre-kindergarten through first-grade campus.
Approximately 2,200 students are currently enrolled in Krum ISD, which has been distinguished by the state of Texas as a TEA Recognized school district.
Academics in Krum ISD
Krum ISD offers a 2-way bilingual education for pre-k through fifth grade in our Dual Language Program. We are a Google Apps for Education District and extremely proud to provide 1-to-1 technology for all secondary students. Through our partnerships with higher education institutions, students at Krum High School have numerous options for earning college credit throughout their high school career. Krum High School also offers many Career and Technical Education programs, including:
- Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
- Arts, AV Technology, and Communication
- Business Management and Administration
- Education and Training
- Health Science
- Human Services
- Information Technology
Krum ISD Athletics and Extracurriculars
Krum ISD is home to numerous athletics and extracurricular organizations. At Krum Middle School and Krum High School, student-athletes can participate in football, cheerleading basketball, track, cross country, volleyball, tennis, baseball, softball, golf, and powerlifting. Students that are interested in the arts have the option to participate in the award-winning choir and band, color guard, and theater. KHS and KMS also offer several student interest clubs, such as Student Council, FCCLA, FFA, NHS, and UIL. Our elementary campuses, Hattie Dyer Elementary and Blanche Dodd Elementary have various student interest clubs as well, such as Run Club and a Minecraft Writing Club in addition to their own chapters of the NEHS.
The rural, small-town feel that Krum provides creates a close-knit community that joins together to support Krum ISD students! Members of the community show their support and dedication to student success by volunteering on campus, presenting at elementary Career Days, and attending numerous athletic games and fine arts performances. The collaborative atmosphere amongst members of the community and our schools helps teach students the meaning of community while teaching them to be difference makers and leaders. Annually, students lead and participate in various community initiatives including the Dyer Safety Patrol Toy Drive, NEHS Animal Shelter Drive, Dodd City Wide Clean-Up, and Annual Veterans Day of Remembrance Program.
Krum ISD is also proud to be supported by the non-profit organization the Krum ISD Education Foundation. This volunteer ran foundation raises money to be donated directly back to academic initiatives for students and staff.
Growing to Serve More Students
Over the last 20 years, the City of Krum and Krum ISD have grown tremendously. Krum ISD has expanded from serving less than 850 students in the 1991-1992 school year, to serving over 2,100 students in the 2020-2021 school year.
With several new housing developments currently in the works within our district boundaries, we will serve even more students as time continues to pass!