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Mariachi Halcón Distinguished Award at the UIL State Mariachi Festival

 lobo Garcia, Brisa Davila, Victoria Gonzalez, Carlos Tovar, Homero Garcia

Awarded the gold medal at the UIL State Mariachi Festival For Outstanding Performance.

Juan Antonio Saenz Texas Class 3A State Campion 400M 47.7

North Elementary Spring Book Fair!

 February is CTE Month "Celebrate TODAY, Own TOMORROW! Thank a CTE Teacher Today.

Zapata County ISD Counselors attended the Texas School Counselor Association (TSCA) Annual School Counselor Conference in San Antonio. LR: Karina Cantu, Lori Moreno, Claudia Garza, Blanca Gonzalez, Diana Ramirez and Yvonne Flores.  Thank you counselors for all you do for our students.

TCEA Exposition and Convention in Austin, TX.  

Zapata County ISD celebrates National School Counseling Week . Standing L-R: Diana Ramirez, Elizabeth Gonzalez, Yvonne Flores, Karina Cantu, Sara Flores, Lori Moreno, Janie Rodriguez, Director, Blanca Gonzalez. Front Row L-R: Rosario Garcia, Sandra Vela,Cindy Rojas, Noemi Ramirez, and Claudia Garza.

National School Counseling Week, Feb. 3–7, 2020 is a special week to honor our school counselors. On behalf of the School Board of Trustees, faculty, staff and students of Zapata County Independent School District, thank you for your dedicated service and for being an integral component to student success.

1st Place on the Lighting Parade Congratulations!!

 Zapata County ISD Board Members.. Thank you for all you do!    Meet your Board Members by clicking on the picture.

KGNS meterologist, Richard "Heatwave" Berler, visits ZMS College and Career Readiness students.

2019 UIL Champions, Fidel and Andrea R. Villarreal Elementary!!


ZHS celebrates HOSA week.

Future Health Professionals hosted an information booth during lunchtime for ZHS students. HOSA will be recognizing community service providers to show their appreciation and welcoming guest speakers. Health Science Teachers include Gisela Bayarena and Homero Garza.

In collaboration with Zapata Middle School, Communities In Schools, and together with District Attorney Isidro “Chilo” Alaniz, the students at middle school were given an informative presentation on the importance of being Drug Free.

Zapata Middle School Book Fair!

Zapata ISD celebrates its custodians on National Custodial Worker’s Recognition Day.

 “They are the quiet heroes of the District,”  Thank You!

2019 Might Hawk Marching Band

Calendar and Events

Public Hearing
Date: 2/27/2020, 5:55 PM 6 PM
Location: 702 East 17th Street, Zapata, Texas 78076
Regular School Board Meeting
Date: 2/27/2020, 6 PM 9 PM
Location: 702 East 17th Street, Zapata, Texas 78076
Read Across America Day/Dr. Seuss Day
Date: 3/2/2020
Daylight Savings Time Begins-Forward 1 hour
Date: 3/8/2020
County Fair Days
Date: 3/12/2020

Latest News

ZCISD Gifted & Talented Nominations Grades 1-11

Teachers and parents are welcome to nominate students for the Gifted & Talented Program.
Maestros y padres o guardianes están invitados a nominar estudiantes para el programa de dotado y talentoso.

Update In Special Education / Actualizaciones en Educacion Especial

Beginning with the 2017 school year, the Texas Education
Agency (TEA) changed the way it reports special education
enrollment in school systems. TEA no longer includes a target
for a school system’s total numbers of students in special
education as part of state monitoring.
A partir del año escolar 2017, la Agencia de Educación de Texas
(TEA, por sus siglas en inglés) cambió la forma en que informa la
inscripción a la educación especial en sistemas escolares. La TEA
ya no incluye un objetivo para el número total de estudiantes en
educación especial del sistema escolar como parte de la
supervisión del estado.


For the 2019‐2020 School Year, Zapata County Independent School District is accepting Proposals for: Cafeteria Serving Line Equipment and Installation

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