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Dr. Robert Jolly

School Superintendent – Dallas, TX


Dr. Robert Jolly is the Superintendent of Crandall Independent School District (ISD).  He has served the students of Texas since 1989.

He began his career in Greenville ISD and has worked in Dallas, ISD, Highland Park ISD and Kerrville ISD before coming to Crandall as Superintendent.

Dr. Jolly serves on the Texas school system’s Region 10 Strategic Planning Committee and the Transformational Leadership Committee.

He has been recognized for his outstanding leadership as an HEB Principal of the Year Finalist and a TCEA Superintendent of the Year Finalist.

Over the last six years, under the leadership of Robert, Crandall ISD has grown nearly 40%. Despite the rapid growth, Dr. Jolly continues to harness the power of relationships with the community, through transparency and trust. Dr. Jolly’s commitment to Character, Compassion and Community are evident to all stakeholders. The positive relationship and his commitment to the community led to a 77% approval rating of the most recent bond, during the spring of 2017.