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Forney ISD Earns an ‘A’ for TEA’s Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) for 6th Year

The Forney Independent School District (ISD) recently received notification that it has been awarded an ‘A’ rating for ‘Superior Achievement’ from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for the Financial Integrity Rating System in Texas, (FIRST). The Superior Achievement rating is the highest rating possible in the FIRST program meaning that Forney ISD has exceeded all expectations regarding the district’s finances. 

Forney ISD has received a Superior rating every year since 2016. The primary goal of School FIRST is to achieve quality performance in the management of school districts’ financial resources, a goal made more significant due to the complexity of accounting associated with Texas’ school finance system. 

“Once again, this is another outstanding accomplishment for the Forney ISD Board of Trustees and the administration team with Forney ISD,” said Forney ISD superintendent Dr. Justin Terry.  “This rating shows that our district is making the most of our taxpayers’ dollars and is accountable not only for student learning, but also for achieving these results cost-effectively and efficiently.” 

For more information about the Forney Independent School District, contact the Forney ISD Communications and Engagement Department at or by phone at 469-762-4100.