Kilgore Intermediate School

School Information

Kilgore ISD

Motto:  
  • Where Every Student Counts
 
Vision:
  • Igniting life-long learning in all students
 
Mission:
  • Preparing today's students for tomorrow's opportunities
 
Beliefs:
  • Quality Instruction is critical for student success.
  • Academic excellence is our cornerstone.
  • Education is more than just classrooms or test scores.
  • Responsible citizenship is character in action.
 
 
About Kilgore Intermediate School

Kilgore Intermediate School was built in 1995 to meet the needs of a growing community. It is currently the home of all 4th and 5th graders in Kilgore ISD. There are 41 certified teachers along with 23 support personnel to serve the 600+ students. Each classroom is equipped with multiple student computers, iPads, Chromebooks, along with data projectors and Elmos. We have two computer labs with 25 workstation in each. 

KIS School Activities/Programs

  • Watch D.O.G.S.- currently in our 10th successful year 
  • Recycling Program- students who participate are eligible for a weekly drawing as an incentive. There is no cost to school as prizes (movie gift cards) and Kindles are purchased by program sponsors, Pak-Sher and KEDC.  
  • Student Council - 12 fourth graders and 12 fifth graders elected by the student body to represent them in leadership roles. The student council performs monthly service projects for the school and community.
  • PTA- various activities include popcorn day (report card day), hospitality (end of each six weeks), track & field day concessions, AR celebrations, and teacher appreciation week. 
  • UIL - Students participate in the district academic UIL competition every year.
  • Caught Being Good - Students are recognized for random acts of kindness and good character.  Character Counts program is used for character building
  • Canned Food Drive- students participated in a contest between grades. This year, KIS contributed 2,657 cans of food towards the Lions Club Food Drive during the holiday season.
  • Students, faculty, and parents participated (as a team) in “Make Kilgore Shine.” This is an annual event that involves picking up trash at a designated area. 
  • Hats Off to Cancer - students paid $1 to wear a hat to school to raise money for Relay for Life.
  • Relay for Life Team for Kilgore
  • Enrichment activities include: Music, Computer, Math League, Field Trips and Student Council.
  • Parent/Student events included Father/Daughter Dance, Mom and Me Movie Night, Literacy Night, STEM Carnival, Grandparent Lunch, Muffins with Mom and Donuts with Dad

Kilgore Intermediate School
2201 Whippoorwill
Kilgore, Texas 75662 

(903) 988-3903
Fax: (903) 984-7879
 
School Hours:
8:00am - 3:20pm
 
Kim Slayter
Principal
 
Jeromy McMurray
Assistant Principal