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DSISD Seeking Community Feedback on Long-Range Facility Planning Committee Recommendations

April 4, 2022


Dripping Springs ISD is seeking community feedback from stakeholders about the recommendations made by the district’s Long-Range Facility Planning Committee (LRFPC). The LRFPC is an advisory committee to the DSISD Board of Trustees and has the important task of developing long-range facility recommendations to meet the needs of DSISD as a fast-growth school district. 


The LRFPC recommendations were presented to the DSISD Board of Trustees during its regular meeting on Monday, February 28, 2022. The committee’s recommendations include:

  • Build a Second Comprehensive High School at 2,500 Student Capacity
  • Build Future Middle Schools at 1,200 Student Capacity
  • Consider Expanding Sycamore Springs Middle School to support a 1,200 Student Capacity
  • Modify Tiger Stadium to Support a Second High School
  • Build Elementary #6
  • Purchase Land

The next step in the district’s long-range facility planning process is to gather community feedback on the committee’s recommendations to ensure the recommendations align with district stakeholders’ and taxpayers’ perspectives about our school community’s needs. “With 10% year-over-year growth, and all projections indicating that the growth will continue, Dripping Springs ISD must strategically plan and prepare to serve the students and families who are moving into our district everyday,” commented DSISD Superintendent Dr. Holly Morris-Kuentz. “I appreciate the careful and thorough consideration by our LRFPC in order to prepare these recommendations. I genuinely hope our community will review the recommendations and share their feedback on additional viewpoints we need to consider in the process. Effective long-range planning is one of the most important initiatives for the district so that we can be well positioned to respond to the continuing growth that we will see over the next 20 years while also providing exceptional educational experiences for years to come,” she continued. 


Community members are invited to review the recommendations and share their feedback with the district through a dedicated website at The district will also hold four in-person community meetings for stakeholders to attend to learn more and share their feedback directly with the district. The dates and times of the community feedback meetings will be: 

  • Community Feedback Meeting #1: Thursday, April 7 @ 6:00 pm
  • Community Feedback Meeting #2 - Monday, April 11 @ 6:00 pm 
  • Community Feedback Meeting #3 - Tuesday, April 12 @ 10:00 am
  • Community Feedback Meeting #4 - Wednesday, April 13 @ 6:00 pm

All Community Feedback Meetings will be held in the DSISD Board Room at 510 W. Mercer Street, Dripping Springs, TX 78620. The district will also collect feedback through an online survey.  The feedback collected will be shared with the Board of Trustees later this spring.


The DSISD Long-Range Facility Planning Committee is a 50-person committee made up of parents, community members, teachers, and district staff.  The group met eleven times from November 2019 through February 2022, with a 16-month hiatus from May 2020 - September 2021 due to the pandemic. The committee’s work was facilitated in part by outside consultant, Cooperative Strategies.