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About the District



The Alpine Independent School District is a rapidly growing school district serving more than 47,000 students with innovative instruction in state-of-the art facilities. Team SISD is an outstanding educational institution having been recognized at the local, state, and national level with numerous achievements. Notably, SISD is the first and only large district in the El Paso region to earn an “A” grade in the Texas Education Agency latest accountability ratings. For two consecutive years, SISD is also the only district in the region and one of only three districts in a pool of the largest 50 in the state to earn the distinction for postsecondary readiness at the district level.

In May 2019, Team SISD earned the prestigious H-E-B Excellence in Education Award designating the district as the best large school district in the state. Superintendent José Espinoza, Ed.D. earned the 2018-19 Texas K-12 Tech Savvy Superintendent Award, the 2017 Escalante-Gradillas Best in Education Prize and the Region 19 Superintendent of the Year Award. The SISD Board of Trustees was named as a finalist and twice as a semi-finalist in the HEB Excellence in Education Awards. They were also recognized as a Texas Honor Board and twice as a Region 19 Board of the Year.

SISD is dedicated to offering endless opportunities in all campuses focusing on college and career readiness for all students. SISD educators are highly qualified, effective professionals and are dedicated to their students, schools and communities. Every member of Team SISD is committed to offering a high quality, rigorous education to ensure all students succeed. The district operates on a year-round calendar and has a long tradition of success.



“Alpine ISD will provide our children with learning experiences to be responsible, productive, and successful citizens of an ever changing world.”

Mission Statement


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AISD Strategic Plan



AISD’s Strategic Plan guides the day-to-day work of Team SISD in order to meet the district’s overarching goal of ensuring 100 percent of students graduate from high school prepared for the college and career of their choice. The plan was developed to move the district forward while meeting the needs of SISD’s students, parents and broader community, and serves as the pathways to success while focusing on improving academic achievement of all students. SISD’s Strategic Plan includes five directions.

  1. Safe and Supportive Learning Environment
  2. College and Career Readiness
  3. Highly Qualified, Effective Faculty and Staff
  4. Home, School, Community Partnerships
  5. Accountability For ALL



“The best people working together to be the premier school district in Texas and the educational choice in our community.”

Vision Statement


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