Connally Independent School District, home of the Cadets, is a preschool through 12th grade, 4A public school serving the cities of Lacy Lakeview and Waco, as well as the communities of Elm Mott, Chalk Bluff, and Gholson.

A family atmosphere and challenging curriculum taught by highly qualified teachers help Connally stand out. Students enjoy participating in a wide variety of clubs, teams, and organizations including athletics, visual and performing arts, and JROTC. At Connally, we work to help shape students into lifelong learners with an appetite for community service. The district works to ensure students the greatest quality of instruction in ways that help each of them leave fully equipped with the skills necessary for productive citizenship and leadership in a global society.

CISD has partnered with Texas State Technical College and McLennan Community College to offer students the opportunity to pursue in-demand associate degrees at a nominal cost.

The mission of Connally ISD is to ensure the highest quality instruction for all students using methods that will show positive results and consistent gains in academic performance to the maximum of each student’s abilities. By involving the total school community, the District will equip students with the life skills of effective communications, problem-solving, technological literacy, job responsibility, and teamwork necessary for productive citizenship and leadership in our global society.

Best and most sought after school district where every student is ready for the future:

·        Ready for college
·        Ready for the workplace
·        Ready for personal success

·        Kids come first.
·        Continuous improvement is essential for future success.
·        The success of each student is the shared responsibility of students, family, schools, and community.
·        Environment influences learning.