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Updated Jan 15, 2022

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Found 997 of over 1,059 reviews

3.4
56%
Recommend to a Friend
72%
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Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa
Michael Hinojosa
279 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great school district with leadership(in 30 reviews)

  • "Great pay (highest in the surrounding districts)(in 30 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "TEI (merit pay partially based on student performance) - thank goodness they are doing away with this(in 34 reviews)

  • "Some principals are awful bullies(in 30 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Professional

      Jan 10, 2022 - Principal in Dallas, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Collaborating and Cato g for kids

      Cons

      Stress and work life valance

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Dallas ISD

      Jan 14, 2022 - Teacher in Dallas, TX
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Decent salary compared to other districts (as far as low teaching salaries).

      Cons

      TEI. At times too much focus on standardized testing

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Elementary Teacher

      Jan 11, 2022 - Teacher, Elementary School in Dallas, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Better paying than surrounding districts Teacher has breaks Tons of training

      Cons

      Health Coverage sucks the amount that they contribute is horrible

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Flexible yet overwhelming at times

      Jan 9, 2022 - Gifted and Talented Teacher 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Freedom to implement curriculum - Working with high-level students - network of supported job-alikes

      Cons

      - lack of guidance would be troubling for new teachers - numerous extra duties dependent on campus - extensive paperwork

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good place to work

      Jan 6, 2022 - IT Technician 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Pay is good if you're in the right position.

      Cons

      There are too many chiefs.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Greay

      Jan 6, 2022 - Educator in Dallas, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of room for creativity

      Cons

      Sometimes overcrowded classes depending on preps

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Review From Dallas ISD

      Jan 4, 2022 - Teacher 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great! I only left for more money.

      Cons

      No cons. This was a great job.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Technical Support Technician

      Jan 4, 2022 - IT Support Technician in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Lots of flexibility, great teams to work with as they work to support each other on projects.

      Cons

      Upward mobility can be difficult if don't set your own direction

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good Money, A lot of Bureaucracy

      Jan 2, 2022 - Teacher 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      One of the highest starting rates in the state

      Cons

      The ISD is massive and therefore much of the content is cookie-cutter. The reading department is never aligned to TEKS as needed.

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Big Company

      Jan 1, 2022 - Teacher in Clover, SC
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      Pros

      Room for growth and a lot of opportunities

      Cons

      Big school district with lots of different feeder patterns

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    Dallas Independent School District has an overall rating of 3.4 out of 5, based on over 1,059 reviews left anonymously by employees. 56% of employees would recommend working at Dallas Independent School District to a friend and 49% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Dallas Independent School District employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.4 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Dallas Independent School District. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

    56% of Dallas Independent School District employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Dallas Independent School District 2.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.2 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Dallas Independent School District to be career development, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be management, senior leadership, culture.

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