Gunter Independent School District

Continuing the Tradition of Excellence

Welcome to Gunter, TX


Located in south-central Grayson County, Texas on State Highway 289 between Sherman, Denison and McKinney, Gunter offers the leisurely setting of rural Texas within minutes of the "big city" amenities. In addition, Gunter is only minutes from great shopping, restaurants and entertainment venues in neighboring Frisco, McKinney and Sherman.



Gunter Independent School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Gunter, TX. which received an exemplary rating from the Texas Education Agency ( the highest performance rating available). It has 822 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 89% of students are at least proficient in math and 91% in reading.

Spring Break11 Mar 2019  (Mon)      15 Mar 2019 (Fri)

Easter Break19 Apr 2019 (Fri     )22 Apr 2019 (Mon)

Last Day of School23 May 2019 (Thu)


Gunter is a unique community exemplified by a commitment to the preservation of its history, a high quality of life, a vibrant business community, and environmental sensitivity.

We are a city steeped in a rich historical past through which we have emerged as a vital, community committed to excellence, innovation, and sound fiscal policies. Our neighborhoods are safe, healthy, and as unique as the individuals who inhabit them.


We believe the City’s greatest asset is our people and we welcome the involvement of all those who live and work in the City of Gunter to partner with us in making this community one of excellence.

We are committed to preserving the unique character, historical and rural fabric, and environmental beauty that defines Gunter to its residents. We will accomplish this through the Values of Service, Fiscally Responsible Municipal Services, Integrity, Positive Solutions, and Cooperation.