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    We have a long-standing commitment to careful management of taxpayer money to make every dollar count. This commitment is reflected in the Aaa and AA+ bond ratings assigned by Moody’s and Fitch, respectively. This places Garland among an elite group of Texas school districts.

    Several departments work together to effectively manage district financial processes, including the Chief Financial OfficerBudgetFinancePurchasing and Tax Office departments.

    TASBO Excellence in Financial Management 2023 recipient.
    TASBO Purchasing Award of Merit 2023 recipient.

    Financial transparency

    We are committed to sharing transparent financial information in a way that is clear and meaningful to our community.  Our goal is to make the information easily accessible and understandable by providing financial records, summaries, graphs and other relevant financial data. See the following pages to learn more:

    The Texas Comptroller’s Transparency Star Program recognizes local government entities that provide easy online access to important financial data. We're proud to have earned recognition in the areas of Traditional Finances, Debt Obligations, and Contracts & Procurement.

    Tax Facts

    When property values go up, your property taxes increase and the schools get more money, right? Wrong. Do you know where your tax dollars go?

    Bond 2014

    Stay informed on the status of the Garland ISD Bond 2014 Program.

    Contact us

    Have questions? Use the links below to find contact information for district officials who can help.
    Citizens may request to review or obtain public information (including mailing lists of student names) by contacting us with a detailed description of the requested information. There may be costs associated with the requests.