Two new schools to be added to Texas district

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Expanding business and housing markets in Dickinson have created significant growth, bringing about 4,000 students to the school district during the past decade.

The Dickinson school district is adding more campuses to accommodate the growth.

"The district grew by almost 56 percent from 6,256 students in the 2002-03 school year to 9,746 students in the 2012-13 school year," said Tammy Dowdy, district director of communications. "Projections are that we will exceed 10,000 students at the beginning of the school year in August."

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