City of Fort Worth Mayor Tours NISD’s New Eaton High School
City of Fort Worth Mayor Tours NISD’s New Eaton High School
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On May 11, V.R. Eaton High School students hosted a tour of Northwest ISD’s newest comprehensive high school campus for City of Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price. The district invited Mayor Price to see first-hand what NISD students are doing to prepare for their futures through career and technical education. In NISD, approximately 70% of high school students are enrolled in career and technical education courses, with more than 370 competing at the state level. During the tour, Mayor Price received an overview of the CTE program in Northwest ISD and visit classrooms where she will hear personal learning experiences from students focusing on family consumer science, agricultural science, broadcast, architectural design, health science technology and computer science. In August 2015, Eaton High School opened its doors in Fort Worth welcoming approximately 1,000 freshman and sophomores. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in NISD, Eaton is situated in the Willow Springs housing development and serves students from Fort Worth, Newark and Haslet. The campus will add a grade level each year until it serves ninth through twelfth grade students in the 2017-2018 school year. The campus was funded through the passing of the 2012 bond referendum.