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Arlington Independent School District Reviews

Updated Jul 31, 2019

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Found 117 reviews

3.5
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Arlington Independent School District CEO Marcelo Cavazos
Marcelo Cavazos
37 Ratings
Pros
  • "The salary scale is better than many local districts(in 7 reviews)

  • "AISD has provided me a tremendous opportunity to grow as a leader(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Very low pay for paraprofessionals(in 4 reviews)

  • "There is an abundance of substitutes (2000(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Good job"

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Arlington Independent School District full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Hours are better then surrounding districts

    Cons

    Not much classroom help in title one schools prek-2

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    Arlington Independent School District2019-07-22
  2. "Teacher assistant"

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    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant in Arlington, TX

    I worked at Arlington Independent School District full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great team at the school I was at. I enjoyed working with the kindergarten teachers

    Cons

    Pay is not the best

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    Arlington Independent School District2019-08-01
  3. "Its a great flexible job!"

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    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher 

    I have been working at Arlington Independent School District part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It a great flexible jobs can work in classroom or other areas in the school such as a substitute front desk clerk, cafeteria monitor or librarian.

    Cons

    Some schools can be tough. I advise you to start a "yes" or "no"school list. Work at all the schools and based on your experience at the school once or twice, determine if this school has the environment you would be comfortable working in on a consistent bases.

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    Arlington Independent School District2019-07-24
  4. "Threatening atmosphere at high school"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Arlington, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arlington Independent School District full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    faculty was very helpful with classes.

    Cons

    Kids were threatening. Didn't feel safe.

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    Arlington Independent School District2019-07-28
  5. "Arlington ISD"

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    Former Employee - Teacher, Secondary School in Arlington, TX
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Arlington Independent School District full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Salary is competitive with the surrounding ISDs.

    Cons

    Expectation of student achievement is low.

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    Arlington Independent School District2019-07-25
  6. "Supportive Colleagues, District Support/Concern Could Be Improved!"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arlington Independent School District full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Although this would vary among the individual campuses, I am fortunate to work with a diverse, talented, and collaborative faculty with great support and communication with the administration at my campus.

    Cons

    The district prioritizes efficient spending at the expense of the learning environment.

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    Arlington Independent School District2019-06-19
  7. "Looking for another good place"

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    Current Employee - Bus Monitor in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arlington Independent School District full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Like the job alot good people

    Cons

    Early morning crazy long day

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    Arlington Independent School District2019-06-04
  8. "Substitute"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Arlington Independent School District part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Easy process with helpful admins

    Cons

    None. It’s only a con if you don’t like working in elementary.

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    Arlington Independent School District2019-06-04
  9. "Project management is horrible"

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    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Arlington Independent School District full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people doing the work are good people

    Cons

    Management does not know how to manage especially in the area of technology . Managers are grandfathered into positions and not technically adept. Projects are started specifications changed midstream with no clear direction or certainty that the specifications are correct; poorly managed overall

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    Arlington Independent School District2019-06-24
  10. "Great experiences"

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    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arlington Independent School District part-time

    Pros

    Great experiences with kids, flexible hours highly

    Cons

    No holiday pay or students off day pay

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    Arlington Independent School District2019-05-16
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