Welcome to the Wylie Independent School District, a fast-growing school system in southern Collin County, 24 miles northeast of metropolitan Dallas and its cultural, educational and recreational amenities. Covering 41 square miles, the district of more than 18,300 students serves the City of Wylie as well as families in the surrounding communities of Sachse, Murphy, Lucas, Lavon and St. Paul. Wylie ISD has 20 campuses including one 6A and one 5A high school, one alternative high school, three junior high schools (grades 7 and 8), three intermediate schools (grades 5 and 6) and eleven elementary campuses (grades Pre-K through 4).
Wylie ISD offers an outstanding academic program with a focus on character education beginning in elementary school. The curriculum includes a wide range of programs from culinary arts to television production. The district emphasizes technology in the classroom and as a communications tool for parents. The district opened its 11th elementary campus, George W. Bush Elementary, in August 2016.