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Our District

Our District 



About Us


Graford Independent School District is a small 1-A district located west of DFW in Palo Pinto County, Texas and services approximatley 320 students grades pre-kindergarten through grade 12. GISD offers numerous academic and athletic extra-curricular activities. Service organizations, clubs, and academic contests provide for a well-rounded school experience. Elementary through High School students participate in competitive academics and sports governed by the University of Intercholastic Leauge (UIL).


Mission Statement


 Our mission is to provide a welcoming and supportive environment where parents and educators work to make a positive difference in the hearts and minds of all students so that they may achieve their highest potential in becoming productive citzens. Our goal is to provide engaging, appropriate experiences for students so they can learn and are able to apply their knowledge in ways that will enrich their lives and ensure their well-being. 


Vision Statement

To create a safe, productive environment grounded in tradition of academic excellence, built upon a culture of high expectations, supported by meaningful relationships, integrity, and self discipline to ensure success for today and preparation for the future.


Campus School Times


  • Cafeteria/School Opens – 7:30AM
  • School begins – 7:45 AM M-Th
  • School ends – 4:00 PM M-Th


Graford Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, age, or national origin in its educational programs, ativities, or employment as required by Title IX, Section 504 or TitleVI.