Harmony Pubic Schools

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District Name:  Harmony Public Schools DFW

District Size & Class Size: 30,500 Harmony students statewide and just under 9,000 students across 13 campuses in DFW.

Grade Level Alignment: K-12

Accountability:  

Title I National Distinguished School Award

  1. Closing the achievement gap
  2. Exceptional student performance for two or more years

Ranked Best High Schools by U.S. News & World Report and Newsweek

Several Harmony schools are listed as the best

high schools in the nation in 2010, 2011, 2012,

2013, 2014, 2015 consecutively.

TEA reports that ALL 48 Harmony Public Schools have met or exceeded the state accountability performance rating for 2015!

Distinguishing Characteristics:

  • Home Visit Program
  • 1:1 College Counseling
  • STEM Focused Curriculum
  • Consistent High Academic Performance

Specializations and Program Offerings: Harmony Schools offer an extensive list of Advanced Placement and Dual Credit classes, and incorporate several of the PLTW (Project Lead The Way) curriculum into many of our high school pathways.  Harmony students have the opportunity to graduate with a variety of certifications for computer programs, as well as a solid academic resume with community engagements and academic competition accolades.  Students who maximize the dual credit opportunities can graduate core complete with enough hours for an associates degree!

Extracurricular: Robotics Clubs, Science Olympiad, Coding Club, Girls Can Code, Math Olympiad, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Table Tennis, Chess Club, National Honors Fraternities, Student Council just to name a few!

Safety and Security: Harmony campuses maintain locked entrance doors, and enforce ID policy for all visitors. Each campus has a Dean of Students, and a Discipline Coordinator who lead a campus safety committee that ensure campus safety and manage weather related emergencies.

M&O/I&S Tax Rates and Last Bond Passage:  Every Harmony district receives Superior financial rating from the TEA. The 2016 FIRST ratings — Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas – are ranked based on 15 indicators, including working capital, timely tax payments, and debt service coverage. The ranking is designed to encourage public schools to use taxpayer funds for instructional purposes as much as possible.

Selling Points: With a college acceptance rate of 100 percent, Harmony Public Schools have earned the reputation of providing a tuition free, high-quality college preparatory education. Our schools also have the honor of being Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) field pioneer schools.

District Philosophy:Harmony Public Schools are 48 high performing K-12 college preparatory charter schools throughout Texas. Harmony blends the highest standards and expectations, with a rigorous math- and science-centered curriculum and dedicated and engaged teachers and families to cultivate excellence and prepare students to succeed
in college, careers and life. At Harmony Public Schools, we believe every child can succeed, and we are committed to helping them realize their full potential. To learn more about Harmony Public Schools and our 48 campuses across Texas.