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Request for Sealed Bids for Student-Built Tiny Home

Students in the KHS Geometry in Construction career and technical education (CTE) program have constructed a tiny house during the 2021-2022 school year.
The Kemp Independent School District requests sealed bids from all interested parties for the purchase of the tiny house.

Coach to Communicate Autism Trainings

Coach to Communicate caregiver autism trainings are available for parents, caregivers, and educators of children with autism. Click on the title for more information.

Covid Reporting Dashboard

Please click the headline for more information.

Kemp ISD Employee Retention Incentives Announced!

Click on the title for more details. Have you heard the buzz? The Kemp ISD Board of Trustees recently approved and improved employee retention incentives, beginning with the 2021 - 2022 school year. See what the buzz is all about--details in the flyer.

STAAR Scores

Click the headline to go to the Texas Assessment website for STAAR Scores. On the website look for “Find My Access Code” located at the bottom of the purple login box. After entering your child's first name, date of birth and social security or “S” number, you will be provided an Access Code so you can login into the portal.

Kemp ISD District Spotlight Page

To see achievements throughout the District, click the Headline for our New Kemp ISD Blog Page! You can also visit this page for previous years Spotlight.

Summer Feeding Program

Please click on the title for additional information.

Summer is just around the corner and Kemp ISD is excited to share that from June 6th - 23rd, *Monday through Thursday*, breakfast will be served from 7:30-8:00 and lunch will be served from 12:05-12:35 at the Kemp High School cafeteria.

The Summer Meal Programs are offering healthy meals for kids 18 and younger, and enrolled students with disabilities up to 21 years old at no cost. Find additional sites near you by visiting or Text FOOD to 304-304. Please share this with friends, family, and community members.

KJH Sweetheart Dance February 11th

Kemp Junior High students are invited to attend the KJH Sweetheart Dance on February 11th. Tickets are on sale now. Please see the flyer for additional details.

Substitute Teacher Training: January 2022

Are you or someone you know interested in substitute teaching? Please join our Kemp ISD training on Thursday, January 13, 2022. See flyer for details.

Reunión Informativa TELPAS/TELPAS Information Meeting

Las pruebas del Sistema de Evaluación del Dominio del Idioma inglés de Texas (TELPAS) está a la vuelta de la esquina. Obtenga mas informacion sobre TELPAS y lo que significa para su hijo?

Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) testing is just around the corner. Learn more about TELPAS and what it means for your child.


*Click on title heading for more details. Kemp ISD is partnering with Texas Health Resources for the vaccine clinic opportunity in October.

New Substitute Teacher Training

Are you ready to join the Kemp ISD Substitute Teacher Team? We need you and look forward to meeting you in September! See flyer for details.

Kemp ISD Now Hiring Bus Drivers

Please contact the Transportation Dept. 903-498-1400 ext. 4500 or apply online today on the Teacher Job Network Site. Starting pay $18.50/Hr

Free COVID Testing

Fast, easy, accessible Covid-19 testing for all. They do an oral swab instead of a nasal swab and results take around 48 hours. Scroll down when you get to the page and it will show you all the current locations.

Kemp ISD Superintendent Position

Posted December 19th, 2020 @ 7:00pm
Kemp ISD Board of Trustees name Dr. James Young, LaPoynor ISD Superintendent as the Lone Finalist for Superintendent.

Public Comment on Federal Grant Applications – Notice of Intent to Apply for Federal Funds

Kemp ISD hereby gives notice to the public that it intends to file the following application(s) for federal grant funds with the Texas Education Agency.
If your facility is a private school, you could be eligible for Title I, Part A. If you are a private non-profit school that includes nonprofit facilities for neglected and delinquent, you could be eligible for multiple parts of the grant funding. Through IDEA B eligible students could be entitled to receive qualified services.

Please click the Headline for more information about these Grant Applications.

Summer School and Summer Food Program

Summer school will be from June 1st through June 24th. Kemp ISD will serve breakfast and lunch Monday through Thursday at Kemp High School 220 ST HWY 274 Kemp TX. 75143. Students will be able to take home breakfast and lunch for Friday on Thursday.
Breakfast will be served from 7:30 - 8:00
Lunch will be served from 12:00 – 12:30

Athletic Awards

The 2020-2021 Athletic Awards Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. at Kemp High School.

Providing access to library resources for virtual learners.

All of the libraries in Kemp ISD will be offering the option for virtual learners to request library books to read at home. We have tried to make this process as simple as possible. Click the headline for more information.

Instructional Parent Commitment Form

Parents, if you have not yet done so, please print fill out this form and return it to your child's campus as soon as possible.


Both Softball and Baseball varsity games have been moved to 4:30 p.m. today due to weather.

Texas Elks Camp

Texas Elks Camp provides special needs and foster children an opportunity to try new things, meet new friends and make memories that will last a lifetime. Campers are encouraged to make their own decisions, become more independent and accept new challenges.
​Any child with special needs or in foster care age 7 to 16, who is a resident of the state of Texas is eligible for admission to the Texas Elks Camp. No child is denied acceptance on the basis of his or her income level, ethnic origin, race, creed, color or religion. There is no fee. Campers are accepted on a “first-come, first-served” basis. For more information please click the headline.

UPDATE: Sub Training Delay

Kemp ISD Sub Training has been cancelled for Thursday, February 11th. Please check the Kemp ISD website for updates on a rescheduled date and time.

Gyms closed for maintenance

Highschool Gym, JH Main Gym and the Intermediate Gym. December 29-30 for floors to be redone.

Boys Basketball game with Blooming Grove, December 22nd.

Our basketball game with Blooming Grove, Tuesday December 22nd has been postponed because they are in quarantine. Message from Blooming Grove:
"Blooming Grove's boys basketball team is quarantined so our game scheduled for Tuesday, December 22nd will be postponed. At this time, a makeup date has not been decided."

Boys Basketball game in Scurry Friday 12-18-2020


* Visitor Tickets
* For Monday games sales begins on the Thursday before at 10:00 am until
game night.
* For Tuesday and Wednesday games sales begin on the Saturday before at
10:00 am until game night.
* For Thursday, Friday and Saturday games sales begins Monday at 10:00 am
until game night.
* Limit 4 per family.
* Visitor side tickets will be available to purchase on the SRISD athletic

* Online Ticket Purchase
* Go to
* Click on Departments
* Click on Athletics
* Click on Online Ticket Sales
* Visitor tickets you must enter passcode before you will see the option to
purchase tickets. Access Code: visitor2020


To Discuss Kemp ISD’s State Financial Accountability Rating

Kemp ISD will hold a public meeting at
6:00 pm on Monday, December 14, 2020 in
the Kemp Administration Building at
905 S. Main Street, Kemp, TX 75143.
The purpose of this meeting is to discuss
Kemp ISD’s rating on the state’s financial
accountability system.

Boys Basketball Parent Meeting

Kemp High School Boys Basketball will have a parent meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 18th at 6:30 p.m. in the High School cafeteria.

Kemp vs West: Bi-District Round of the State Football Play-offs

Kemp vs West: Bi-District Round of the State Football Play-offs
Kemp (Home) vs West (Visitor)
Thursday, November 12, 2020, at Mesquite Memorial Stadium
2411W. Scyene Rd. Mesquite, Tx
Kick-off is at 7:00 pm
Tickets will be sold at Kemp High School for $5
No Tickets will be sold at the gate.
Please follow all of the Mesquite ISD COVID guidelines and the bag policy.

Kemp Yellowjacket Football vs. Krum Bobcats

The Kemp Yellowjacket varsity football team will be playing the Krum Bobcats on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at Mesquite Hanby Stadium. The address is 410 E. Davis Street, Mesquite, TX 75149. We will be the Visiting team.

Tickets are on sale for $5 each and can be bought at Kemp High School or KISD Administration building. Presale tickets only. No tickets will be sold at the gate. No passes will be accepted.

Please review these Mesquite Hanby COVID requirements and the Bag Policy prior to attending. Click the headline for the documents.
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