Education

AZLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 
Counties Served: Tarrant, Parker, and Wise
Incorporated Cities Served: Azle, Lakeside, Reno, Pelican Bay and Sanctuary
District Size & Class Size: Approximately 6,800 students

Accountability Rating
District: Met Standard
All Campuses: Regular Campuses – Met Standard

Average Home Value in District: The average home value in Azle ISD is $255,000

Azle Independent School District (As of 2020)
Number of students6800
Number of Elementary Schools: Azle Elementary, Cross Timbers Elementary, Walnut Creek Elementary, Silver Creek Elementary, Liberty Elementary, Eagle Heights Elementary, Hoover Elementary7
Number of Junior High Schools: Azle Jr High South, Santo J Forte Jr High2
Number of High Schools; Azle High School1


AZLE HORNET ACADEMY

The Azle Hornet Academy gives students a non-traditional opportunity to earn their high school diploma. The curriculum is 100% online. Azle Hornet Academy is accredited and sanctioned by the State of Texas. Each student will have a certified teacher available to them for support and tutoring.  

There are two programs offered; one for those students under 20 years of age and one for students 20 years of age or older (no upper age limit). For students younger than 20 years of age, we offer the in-house Hornet Academy located at 1010 Boyd Road.  The school work will be completed in one of our computer labs. For students 20 years of age or older, the program can be completed online.

Azle Hornet Academy Contact Information: Principal Dianne Boone    Email: dboone@azleisd.net 

CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

The Career and Technology Education (CTE) is Azle ISD’s cutting-edge, rigorous and relevant career and technical education program that prepares youth and adults for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers with 24 certifications available.  Azle ISD offers more than 100 CTE course offerings, including the only commercial refrigeration certification in the country.

Student achievements in the CTE program include State and National qualifiers in Agriculture, Auto Tech, Audio & Visual Arts, Business Education, Family Science, Consumer Science, and Criminal Justice.
Career & Technical Education Catalog


Higher Education
InstitutionDistance (Miles)
2-Year Colleges

North Central Texas College System        35
Tarrant County College Northwest, Fort Worth        10
Weatherford Community College, Weatherford        20
Universities

Texas Weslyan University, Fort Worth        20
Texas Christian University, Fort Worth        16
Texas Women’s University, Denton        45
University of North Texas, Denton        42
University of Texas at Arlington        30


For GED courses offered in the area, contact the following organizations for details:

Tarrant Literacy Coalition provides information on GED/ESL/Literacy courses in Tarrant County.

• Outreach of Love Church, 3591 E Hwy 199, Azle, offers GED courses free of charge (there is a $15 book  fee). The church is open for independent study time Wednesdays from 4-6pm. The GED class is from 6-8pm.  For more information, contact Kathy Renken at kathyrrenken@gmail.com.

• Tarrant County College offers GED courses. Visit their website or call 817-515-7759 for GED information.