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Houston Independent School District

Houston Independent School District This is the official page for the Houston Independent School District, the largest public s HISD stands out as a district of choice.

The Houston Independent School District is the largest school district in Texas and the eighth-largest in the United States. Its 276 schools serve over 194,000 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 perform

The Houston Independent School District is the largest school district in Texas and the eighth-largest in the United States. Its 276 schools serve over 194,000 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 perform

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We wish you a gratifying year, full of rewarding experiences and moments worth remembering! Happy New Year from our HISD...
01/01/2023

We wish you a gratifying year, full of rewarding experiences and moments worth remembering! Happy New Year from our HISD family to yours!

Recent college grads: Give kids the ultimate gift this holiday season – a teacher who’s ready to make a bigger differenc...
12/26/2022

Recent college grads: Give kids the ultimate gift this holiday season – a teacher who’s ready to make a bigger difference. Apply today to become part of . www.houstonisd.org/careers

12/24/2022

May the beauty of this season fill your life with joy and love. Happy Holidays!

12/23/2022

We’re flashing it back to last month on November 4th when Head Football Coach of Furr High School, Cornell Gray, celebrated his 100th win after the Brahmans defeated Kashmere High School.

This victory makes him the first coach in the school’s history to achieve this notable milestone. We see you Coach, congratulations!

Students are dashing in the snow at T.H Rogers today ❄️☃️❄️
12/21/2022

Students are dashing in the snow at T.H Rogers today ❄️☃️❄️

12/20/2022

From our HISD family to yours, Happy Holidays and a very Happy New Year! 🎄

We hope that you all enjoy your well earned break with your loved ones. See you next year!

It’s the perfect time for recent college graduates to join HISD and give the gift of knowledge to students. Apply now fo...
12/20/2022

It’s the perfect time for recent college graduates to join HISD and give the gift of knowledge to students. Apply now for teaching positions to make a greater impact on kids’ lives! www.houstonisd.org/careers

12/20/2022

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, College & Career Readiness and Multilingual Education hosted HISD's 2022 DREAM Summit at the Hattie Mae Educational Support Center.

The Summit aims to help HISD DREAMers, immigrants, undocumented students and asylum grantees learn more about the college application process and financial aid requirements.

If you missed the event, check out the video below.

12/20/2022
As we head into the holiday break, HISD wants to help you stay safe. Houston Police Department and Ministers against Cri...
12/19/2022

As we head into the holiday break, HISD wants to help you stay safe.

Houston Police Department and Ministers against Crime partnered together to kick off Project Safe Start to prevent crime, provide additional security, and promote mental health and wellness on campus, for our students and teachers as they close out the semester.

This year marks the first time Project Safe Start takes place in the final stretch leading to the winter break.

We hope you all stay safe, and we can’t wait to see you next semester!

Congratulations to our Superintendent, Mr. Millard House II, for receiving the Houston Area Urban League’s Black Excelle...
12/18/2022

Congratulations to our Superintendent, Mr. Millard House II, for receiving the Houston Area Urban League’s Black Excellence Award during yesterday’s Equal Opportunity Day GALA.

Superintendent House echoes Houston Area Urban League Young Professionals sentiments of empowering communities and changing lives, and continues the mission of building diverse leaders of the future. HISD is honored to have our superintendent receive this award.

Leave a comment below to help us congratulate Mr. House for this award and his contributions to our community.

12/17/2022

Here's some Christmas joy for your timeline :)

HISD Student Assistance + University of Houston at the Annual Winter Wonderland Event

Hundreds of  high schoolers born outside the U.S. are on the path to college, thanks to resources provided at the 2022 D...
12/17/2022
2022 DREAM Summit empowers HISD students on their paths to higher education - News Blog

Hundreds of high schoolers born outside the U.S. are on the path to college, thanks to resources provided at the 2022 DREAM Summit. Read more about the annual event and those advocating for equity in education.

Hundreds of students born outside the U.S. and their families attended HISD’s 2022 DREAM Summit on Saturday, Dec. 10, at Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center. It was the first time the event hosted by College & Career Readiness and Multilingual Education was held in person since the COVID-1...

12/16/2022

They may not see you in a cape or mask, but they see your superpowers every day!

Thanks for being a super teacher, Mrs. Chien. You are appreciated!

But first, Christmas gifts! 😉
12/16/2022

But first, Christmas gifts! 😉

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” - Jean Jacques RousseauYou are appreciated!
12/16/2022

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” - Jean Jacques Rousseau

You are appreciated!

Need a quick appetizer idea for you and your family over the holidays? HISD Cafe is here to save the day with these 2 yu...
12/16/2022
HISD CAFE BACON WRAPPED ASPARAGUS AND BRIE BITES

Need a quick appetizer idea for you and your family over the holidays?

HISD Cafe is here to save the day with these 2 yummy recipes right in time the holidays!

See link below for deliciousness 😋

Houston Independent School DistrictBACON WRAPPED ASPARAGUS SERVINGS: 4 (4 TWISTS) INGREDIENTS: 1 sheet Puff Pastry, thawed 8 slices Bacon (or turkey bacon) 1...

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12/15/2022

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Your knowledge and time are the best gifts you can give this holiday season! Make a bigger difference in the lives of st...
12/14/2022

Your knowledge and time are the best gifts you can give this holiday season! Make a bigger difference in the lives of students by applying for teaching positions. www.HoustonISD.org/careers

12/14/2022

What’s cookin’ in the Café this week? Cranberry turkey salad! Follow along with Chef Brittany for the recipe 🦃🥗

Congratulations to Lamar HS principal Rita Graves, Region 4 Principal of the Year, as she advances for a chance to be na...
12/09/2022
Lamar HS principal named a finalist for Texas Secondary School Principal of the Year - News Blog

Congratulations to Lamar HS principal Rita Graves, Region 4 Principal of the Year, as she advances for a chance to be named Texas Principal of the Year for 2022-2023!

In recognition of her outstanding contributions to her school and the HISD community, Lamar High School principal Rita Graves has been named one of four finalists for Texas Secondary School Principal of the Year.    Graves began her more than 20-year-long career with HISD as a first-grade teacher ...

December college graduates, you can apply now for teaching opportunities at . Give students the gift of your knowledge a...
12/08/2022

December college graduates, you can apply now for teaching opportunities at . Give students the gift of your knowledge and talents! Not yet certified? You can still apply for associate teaching positions to gain experience. Become part of today! www.HoustonISD.org/careers

12/07/2022

What’s cookin’ in the Café this week? Rockin’ Ranch Jicama Fries! Follow along with Chef Brittany to make this healthy snack.

Watch tonight's meeting live at 6 p.m. - www.HoustonISD.org/livetv
12/06/2022

Watch tonight's meeting live at 6 p.m. - www.HoustonISD.org/livetv

We hope to see you at one of our remaining public hearings on the redistricting process in . See the updated schedule below.

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4400 W 18th Street
Houston, TX
77092

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Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

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+17135566000

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Yates HS students receive $50,000 from Academy Sports + Outdoors Scholarship Fund. https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2022/06/10/yates-hs-students-receive-50000-from-academy-sports-outdoors-scholarship-fund/
HISD’s Transportation Department is offering a $2k sign-on stipend to new commercially licensed drivers. https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2022/06/09/hisd-transportation-department-offering-2000-sign-on-stipend-to-new-drivers/
Under the newly approved 2022-2023 budget, HISD is prioritizing teachers, librarians, APs, nurses, counselors, support staff, pre-K programs, special education, and ultimately—academics. Learn more in our final edition of Funding the Future.
www.houstonisd.org/cms/lib2/TX01001591/Centricity/domain/4/_emailblast/ftf_newsletter/060922_FTF_newsletter_Eng.html
June’s Customer Service Impact Award goes to Rosalyn Parks of Burbank MS! Read more about the dedicated cafeteria manager and watch the video below to see the big surprise. https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2022/06/09/burbank-ms-cafeteria-manager-celebrated-with-june-customer-service-impact-award/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Kz_TduHNCs
Graduation is here! All ceremonies will be streamed live. Links and the full schedule can be found here: https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2022/06/01/hisd-seniors-to-celebrate-success-and-perseverance-at-graduation-ceremonies/
HISD Trustees unanimously approve $2.2 billion budget and highly competitive teacher pay raises. https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2022/06/10/hisd-trustees-unanimously-approve-2-2-billion-budget-and-highly-competitive-teacher-pay-raises/
Want to become a member of Team HISD? Join us for a hiring event Saturday, June 18. Open to all candidates. Learn more and register today: https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2022/06/08/hisd-campus-hiring-event-june-18-open-to-all-candidates/
HISD’s Office of Talent recognized exceptional educators and nurses in several surprise ceremonies. Read more about this semester’s award winners: https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2022/06/08/spring-semesters-dedicated-associate-teacher-associate-teacher-elementary-and-secondary-nurses-of-the-month/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m69HBgMOP5c
Watch: Outstanding seniors receive scholarships from HISD community partners.
https://youtu.be/tamsu8t-17g
The HISD Board of Education is set to vote on the district’s proposed budget today. A public hearing will be held at 4 p.m. before the vote. Learn more and stream the meeting LIVE: https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2022/05/26/hisd-holding-public-meeting-to-discuss-budget-and-proposed-tax-rate/
HISD has you covered this summer! Check out our Summer Guide with a variety of fun and educational activities for students: https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2022/06/08/hisd-offering-variety-of-programs-and-activities-for-summer/
Happy last day of school to our amazing HISD students! Enjoy your summer, and congratulations to all our graduates! ☀🎓😎

Here are a few summer resources:

HISD summer school: www.houstonisd.org/summer

HISD Fine Arts Intensives (apply by June 8): www.houstonisd.org/Page/188825

HISD Athletics free summer camps for students Grades 6-12: https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2022/05/26/hisd-athletics-to-host-free-summer-camps-for-students/

METRO is once again offering FREE rides for students all summer long: https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2022/06/07/summer-of-fun%e2%80%afmetro%e2%80%afpass%e2%80%afoffers-students-free-rides-all-summer%e2%80%aflong/

New student enrollment for 2022-2023: https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2022/03/02/hisd-2022-23-new-student-enrollment-opens-april-4/

Online Student Verification form for returning HISD families: https://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2022/05/06/returning-student-verification-form-now-open/
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