Granbury ISD’s Twitter page was honored as of the
top social media pages in the region during the 5th Annual Texas Social Media
Conference on November 6, 2015, at Tarleton State University’s campus in Fort
school districts that are members of the university’s Effective Schools Project
received the recognition, which was among statewide awards presented by the Texas
Social Media Research Institute at the conference. In addition to Granbury, also
honored were the Fort Worth, Godley, Keller, and Lewisville school districts.
has maintained the @granburyisd account on Twitter since January 2010. The page currently has over 3,800 followers.
school districts in North and Central Texas were analyzed for their use of
Twitter. The study by three researchers reviewed 1,951 individual tweets during
a six-week period covering November 1- December 15, 2014. Each tweet was evaluated for its display of
one-way vs. two-way communication, original messaging vs. re-tweets (RTs),
number of RTs and favorites, and use of photography, graphics, and videos.
in 1988 at Tarleton, ESP has evolved into one of the nation's largest and
longest-running school improvement ventures.