The Houston Independent School District is the largest school district in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States. It serves approximately 197,000 students at 276 campuses and is one of the largest employers in Houston, with about 27,000 team members.
The Board of Education’s mission is to equitably educate the whole child so that every student graduates with the tools to reach their full potential.
Every child shall have equitable opportunities and equal access to an effective and personalized education in a nurturing and safe environment. Our students will graduate as critical thinkers and problem solvers; they will know and understand how to be successful in a global society.