About Houston ISD
The Houston Independent School District is the largest school district in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States. It serves approximately 215,000 students at 283 campuses and is one of the largest employers in Houston, with about 29,000 team members.
HISD New Schools
Schools to be located in communities
HISD Core Ideology
Direction and expectations for school district
HISD News and Information
Creating connections. Sharing stories
Enhancing the way children learn
Houston ISD Named America’s Top Urban School District
HISD is now the nation’s first two-time winner of the prestigious award, which recognizes each year 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. HISD won the first Broad Prize awarded in 2002.
Considered one of the nation’s fastest improving school districts
Superintendent Richard A. Carranza
A lifelong educator, and accomplished mariachi musician. He has served as a teacher and a principal.
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