About Us

Jarrell Independent School District is a fast-growth public school district, currently in the 4A UIL athletic division. Jarrell ISD the proud home of The Cougars. The district covers 84 square miles in the heart of central Texas, north of Austin, south of Waco, and east of Killeen on the 1-35 corridor.

The district currently consists of four campuses. Igo Elementary and Jarrell Elementary are Pre-K through 5th-grade campuses, and both will have two-way dual language programs beginning in the fall of 2021. Jarrell Middle School includes grades 6th, 7th, and 8th, while Jarrell High School is home to 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades.


  • Jarrell ISD Central Administration 108 E. Ave. F, Jarrell, TX 76537 P.O. Box 9, Jarrell, TX 76537 Phone: 512-746-2124
  • Admin Annex (former Jarrell ISD Intermediate School Cafeteria) 508 N. 5th Street, Jarrell, TX 76537
  • The HUB (Admin Training Center) 508 N. 5th Street, Jarrell TX, 76537
  • Paw Prints Child Development Center 502 N. 5th Street, Jarrell TX, 76537 Phone: 512-746-4804
  • Central Receiving 201 E Ave F, Jarrell, TX 76537

Campuses are Jarrell Elementary School; Igo Elementary School; Jarrell Middle School; and Jarrell High School

History of Jarrell ISD

Founded in 1916, Jarrell is a strong community centered on its public schools. JISD is located in northern Williamson County. The district encompasses some 84 square miles. The mascot is The Cougars. There are four campuses within JISD: Jarrell High School, Jarrell Middle School, Igo Elementary School and Jarrell Elementary School. The district is home to roughly 2,000 students and is expected to average 9.4 percent growth for the next 10 years. 1997 TORNADO On May 27, 1997, Central Texas experienced an unprecedented bout of severe weather. The Jarrell community was struck by an F-5 tornado, one of the strongest storms ever reported. Twenty-seven people, including 13 children, lost their lives to the storms that day. In February 2019, the Jarrell ISD Board of Trustees voted to name its second elementary campus in after the Igos, a family of five all lost to the tornado: father Larry (age 45), mother Joan (age 46), daughter Audrey (age 17) and twin sons John and Paul (age 15). Joan was a teacher and Audrey, John and Paul were students in JISD.

The Jarrell Way

The Jarrell Way is the cultural foundation for the district. It is centered around three key principles 1) Focusing on Relationships 2) Being EPIC (Empowering Future-ready citizens; Providing Opportunities; Inspiring Excellence; Cultivating Innovation) 3) Being Safe, Respectable & Responsible.

Hours of Operation

Beginning June 1, Jarrell ISD will operate on its Summer Schedule. Campuses and offices will be open Mondays - Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and closed on Fridays. The district will also be closed the week of July 5 - 9. The district will resume its regular schedule, Monday - Friday, on August 2.

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