Houston Independent School District

Houston Independent School District This is the official page for the Houston Independent School District, the seventh largest school district in the United States. The Houston Independent School District is the largest school district in Texas and the seventh largest in the United States.

Its 276 schools serve almost 200,000 students, most of whom are classified as economically disadvantaged. HISD won the Broad Prize for Urban Education in 2013 and 2002. Each year, this award recognizes the public school system that has demonstrated the greatest overall performance and improvement in student achievement while reducing achievement gaps among poor and minority students. In December 2

Its 276 schools serve almost 200,000 students, most of whom are classified as economically disadvantaged. HISD won the Broad Prize for Urban Education in 2013 and 2002. Each year, this award recognizes the public school system that has demonstrated the greatest overall performance and improvement in student achievement while reducing achievement gaps among poor and minority students. In December 2

Operating as usual

HISD Nutrition Services and The Mission Continues joined forces to plant seeds of hope that our students will be able to...
09/21/2021

HISD Nutrition Services and The Mission Continues joined forces to plant seeds of hope that our students will be able to reap. Volunteers built a gazebo, garden beds & hoop house for students during Mykawa Farm #dayofservice commemorating 9/11

https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/09/21/nutrition-services-military-veterans-join-to-plant-seeds-of-hope-on-9-11/

HISD Nutrition Services and The Mission Continues joined forces to plant seeds of hope that our students will be able to reap. Volunteers built a gazebo, garden beds & hoop house for students during Mykawa Farm #dayofservice commemorating 9/11

https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/09/21/nutrition-services-military-veterans-join-to-plant-seeds-of-hope-on-9-11/

09/17/2021
National Merit Scholarship Program names 47 HISD seniors as semifinalists | News Blog

National Merit Scholarship Program names 47 HISD seniors as semifinalists
https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/09/17/national-merit-scholarship-program-names-47-hisd-seniors-as-semifinalists/

National Merit Scholarship Program names 47 HISD seniors as semifinalists The National Merit Scholarship Program has named 47 HISD seniors from seven schools as 2021 semifinalists. The seniors have an opportunity to compete for approximately 7,600 scholarships worth more than $30 million that will b...

All HISD in-person and virtual classes will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. All HISD buildings, schools, and office...
09/14/2021

All HISD in-person and virtual classes will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. All HISD buildings, schools, and offices will also open on Wednesday.
Again, please note that HISD classes and business operations will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 15.

All HISD in-person and virtual classes will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. All HISD buildings, schools, and offices will also open on Wednesday.
Again, please note that HISD classes and business operations will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 15.

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, all after-school activities and sporting events are cancelled today Monday, Sept 13.  ...
09/13/2021

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, all after-school activities and sporting events are cancelled today Monday, Sept 13. In addition, in-person and virtual classes are canceled on Tuesday September 14 and offices and schools will be closed on Tuesday. More info: HoustonISD.org

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, all after-school activities and sporting events are cancelled today Monday, Sept 13. In addition, in-person and virtual classes are canceled on Tuesday September 14 and offices and schools will be closed on Tuesday. More info: HoustonISD.org

HISD is closely monitoring the weather conditions.  At this time, all campuses and district offices will remain open on ...
09/12/2021

HISD is closely monitoring the weather conditions. At this time, all campuses and district offices will remain open on Monday, Sept. 13. We will share important updates on our district’s social media and website at HoustonISD.org

HISD is closely monitoring the weather conditions. At this time, all campuses and district offices will remain open on Monday, Sept. 13. We will share important updates on our district’s social media and website at HoustonISD.org

UPDATED dates for Listen & Learn town halls:https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/08/31/hisd-superintendent-to-host-tow...
09/09/2021
HISD Superintendent to host town halls to seek community feedback | News Blog

UPDATED dates for Listen & Learn town halls:
https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/08/31/hisd-superintendent-to-host-town-halls-to-seek-community-feedback/

HISD Superintendent to host town halls to seek community feedback In a series of community town hall meetings, Superintendent Millard House II will be seeking feedback from parents, employees, and other community members about the future of Houston Independent School District. The town hall-style me...

WWE Hall of Famer Booker T and Representative Sheila Jackson Lee were part of a surprise celebration to honor Lanier Mid...
09/02/2021

WWE Hall of Famer Booker T and Representative Sheila Jackson Lee were part of a surprise celebration to honor Lanier Middle School math teacher Rodrigus Graham with the coveted Kinder Award!

https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/09/02/lanier-ms-math-teacher-wins-coveted-kinder-award/

WWE Hall of Famer Booker T and Representative Sheila Jackson Lee were part of a surprise celebration to honor Lanier Middle School math teacher Rodrigus Graham with the coveted Kinder Award!

https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/09/02/lanier-ms-math-teacher-wins-coveted-kinder-award/

09/01/2021
HISD seeking volunteers to serve on Capital Planning Steering Committee | News Blog

Do you have expertise in design, engineering, construction/project management, safety/security, or finance? If so, we need your help! Apply now to serve on our 2021-22 Capital Planning Steering Committee and have a say as we plan for the future of HISD. Are you part of an active business or community organization in HISD? Are you an HISD parent active in your child's PTA/PTO? If so, we're looking for you! Apply now to serve on the 2021-22 Capital Planning Steering Committee and you can help us #BuildHISD

https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/09/01/hisd-seeking-volunteers-to-serve-on-capital-planning-steering-committee/

HISD seeking volunteers to serve on Capital Planning Steering Committee The Houston Independent School District is seeking volunteers to serve on the 2021-2022 Capital Planning Steering Committee as it looks to address almost $5 million in deferred maintenance needs. The steering committee — an in...

Superintendent Millard House  is going on the road to hear from YOU! In the town hall meetings, Superintendent House wil...
08/31/2021

Superintendent Millard House is going on the road to hear from YOU! In the town hall meetings, Superintendent House will hear feedback from parents, staff, and communities. For the full list of dates/times, visit https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/08/31/hisd-superintendent-to-host-town-halls-to-seek-community-feedback/#more-41582

Superintendent Millard House is going on the road to hear from YOU! In the town hall meetings, Superintendent House will hear feedback from parents, staff, and communities. For the full list of dates/times, visit https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/08/31/hisd-superintendent-to-host-town-halls-to-seek-community-feedback/#more-41582

Help HISD C.O.R.E  rename their new puppy! The HISD class with the winning name will win a pizza party and visit from th...
08/30/2021

Help HISD C.O.R.E rename their new puppy! The HISD class with the winning name will win a pizza party and visit from the department's comfort dog. Submit your votes online: https://bit.ly/38gzTi4

HEADS UP: Parents of students ages 11 and younger with compromised immune systems, today is the deadline to apply for th...
08/25/2021

HEADS UP: Parents of students ages 11 and younger with compromised immune systems, today is the deadline to apply for the HISD Virtual Academy. Get more information at HoustonISD.org/VirtualAcademy.

HEADS UP: Parents of students ages 11 and younger with compromised immune systems, today is the deadline to apply for the HISD Virtual Academy. Get more information at HoustonISD.org/VirtualAcademy.

HISD and Westside High School celebrated the life of David Castro with #RAKDavid eventhttps://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/...
08/24/2021
Westside HS honors David Castro with ‘Random Acts Of Kindness’ | News Blog

HISD and Westside High School celebrated the life of David Castro with #RAKDavid event

https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/08/24/westside-hs-honors-david-castro-with-random-acts-of-kindness/

Westside HS honors David Castro with ‘Random Acts Of Kindness’ On Tuesday, the Westside Wolf Band, Westside High School, the Houston Independent School District community, Superintendent Millard House, and family members gathered around a tree to celebrate the life of David Castro. The tree repr...

The future of the health heroes starts NOW in HISD https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/08/24/superintendent-house-vis...
08/24/2021
Superintendent House visits future healthcare heroes at DeBakey HS | News Blog

The future of the health heroes starts NOW in HISD
https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/08/24/superintendent-house-visits-future-healthcare-heroes-at-debakey-hs/

Superintendent House visits future healthcare heroes at DeBakey HS Tucked away on a side street in the shadow of the largest medical center in the world, DeBakey High School for Health Professions is the district’s medical magnet school, where students can learn more about the various career paths...

Do you need guidance on our virtual options for the school year? The video describes the difference between The Virtual ...
08/24/2021
VLA vs TOL explainer video

Do you need guidance on our virtual options for the school year? The video describes the difference between The Virtual Learning Academy and Temporary Online Learning. Do you need guidance on our virtual options for the school year? The video describes the difference between The Virtual Learning Academy and Temporary Online Learning.

For more information on the Virtual academy go to
HoustonISD.org/VirtualAcademy and for more information on Temporary Online Learning go to: www.HoustonISD.org/Home

Houston Independent School District

HAPPENING NOW: Give us a call with your questions for the 2021-2022 school year. English and Spanish callers available. ...
08/20/2021

HAPPENING NOW:

Give us a call with your questions for the 2021-2022 school year. English and Spanish callers available. Call 713-556-4636,
until 5:30.

HISD community lends helping hand at Back To School Extravaganza https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/08/20/student-as...
08/20/2021
Student Assistance lends a hand at Back To School Extravaganza | News Blog

HISD community lends helping hand at Back To School Extravaganza

https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/08/20/student-assistance-lends-a-hand-at-back-to-school-extravaganza/

Student Assistance lends a hand at Back To School Extravaganza Houston Independent School District Student Assistance held a “Back To School Extravaganza” drive-thru event Friday at Bethel’s Empowerment Center. The event featured a drive-up that included free vaccinations (including for Covid-...

08/20/2021
HISD board approves vaccination stipend, added COVID leave | News Blog

Latest news out of recent board meeting includes vaccination stipend for district employees

https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2021/08/19/hisd-board-approves-vaccination-stipend-added-covid-leave/

HISD board approves vaccination stipend, added COVID leave The Houston Independent School District Board Of Education approved a stipend program that gives employees a one-time $500 stipend for those who show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. On Thursday, the board also approved additional...

For #HISD students too young to be vaccinated (age 11 and under) who have a compromised immune system, the HISD Virtual ...
08/19/2021

For #HISD students too young to be vaccinated (age 11 and under) who have a compromised immune system, the HISD Virtual Academy will be available for the fall semester beginning Monday, Aug. 30. Parents of eligible students should apply and submit medical documentation to their campus by Wednesday, Aug. 25.

More at HoustonISD.org/VirtualAcademy.

For #HISD students too young to be vaccinated (age 11 and under) who have a compromised immune system, the HISD Virtual Academy will be available for the fall semester beginning Monday, Aug. 30. Parents of eligible students should apply and submit medical documentation to their campus by Wednesday, Aug. 25.

More at HoustonISD.org/VirtualAcademy.

#HISD is ending curbside pickup & apartment delivery for summer meals ahead of new school year. Final chance for student...
08/19/2021
Nutrition Services / 2021 Summer Meals

#HISD is ending curbside pickup & apartment delivery for summer meals ahead of new school year. Final chance for student meals, hand sanitizer & masks TODAY (8/19). Times/Locations are available at HoustonISD.org/StudentMeals.

In-School MealsAll HISD summer school students receive no-cost breakfast and lunch daily at school. Weekend meals also will be provided on the last day of each week for students to take home and eat over the weekend.

Atherton's new theme 'where excellence takes flight’ on display at drive-thru event https://bit.ly/3ATLFel
08/18/2021

Atherton's new theme 'where excellence takes flight’ on display at drive-thru event

https://bit.ly/3ATLFel

Atherton's new theme 'where excellence takes flight’ on display at drive-thru event

https://bit.ly/3ATLFel

It’s not too late to #DreamBigHISD! Get enrollment assistance this weekend with select schools. More at HoustonISD.org/R...
08/18/2021

It’s not too late to #DreamBigHISD! Get enrollment assistance this weekend with select schools. More at HoustonISD.org/RegistrationDay.

It’s not too late to #DreamBigHISD! Get enrollment assistance this weekend with select schools. More at HoustonISD.org/RegistrationDay.

08/18/2021
A message from Superintendent House regarding teacher vacancies | News Blog

The @HISDSupe has developed a bold plan to ensure all #HISD students have a certified teacher in all core content classes when they return Monday for the start of the 2021-2022 school year. Learn more: bit.ly/3soDaVH

A message from Superintendent House regarding teacher vacancies I want to update you on teacher staffing. While there are currently 386 teacher vacancies, I have developed and am implementing a bold plan to ensure that every student begins the school year with a certified teacher in all core content...

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