The Van Alstyne Independent School District is ranked in the top 5% of high schools in the state and is also rated an "A" district by the Texas Education Agency. Students in Van Alstyne score significantly higher than the state average on most STAAR exams as well as scoring higher than the state average on SAT and ACT exams.
The Van Alstyne Independent School District serves over 1700 students in K-12 in the growing suburban community located between McKinney and Sherman on the I-75 corridor. Currently, students attend Partin or Sanford elementary (K-4), Middle School (5-8), and High School (9-12).
Van Alstyne students have their choice of Advanced Placement classes or dual credit courses. Students may currently aquire 32 college credits from offered courses. A partnership with Grayson College allows students to attain career cirtification in welding, cosmetology, HVAC, and OSHA. Van Alstyne students excel in band, athletics, choir, theater, AG, UIL, Culinary and robotics. Students are also able to become active in leadership or service organizations such as Rachel’s Challenge, PALS, and Ready Set Teach.