Learning From Kindergarten to College
North Forest ISD (Harris County)
Only a few miles north of downtown Houston, North Forest ISD has an early childhood center and eight schools as well as a career and technical education program with curricula in many areas of study. North Forest ISD employs more than 1,000 teachers to serve approximately 7,500 students, many of whom graduate to attend Tier 1 universities throughout Texas and the nation.

Pasadena ISD (Harris County)
The music programs offered to students in Pasadena ISD spark rave reviews. For the fifth consecutive year, this district’s music programs were named among the nation’s best in the NAMM Foundation’s “Best Communities for Music Education” survey. The survey included 110 school districts across the United States. The designated programs exemplify community commitment to include music education as part of a quality education for all children.?

Tomball ISD (Harris County)
Named for local congressman Thomas Henry Ball, the Tomball ISD serves areas in northern Harris County, including Tomball and Creekside Park Village as well as part of The Woodlands. With 17 campuses, Tomball ISD serves approximately 10,000 students. The Class of 2010 achieved an average SAT score of 1,031.

The surrounding nine counties that make up the rest of the greater Houston area each are home to at least one top-notch school rated as Recognized, which provides ample choice of quality schools.

Brazos ISD (Austin County)
This small district of just 821 students has proved to be capable of meeting the criteria to be named a recognized district with the help of a committed staff and dedicated parents.

Alvin ISD (Brazoria County)
Alvin ISD covers 250 square miles and serves the communities of Alvin, Manvel, Iowa Colony, Liverpool, Amsterdam and parts of Rosharon, Arcola and Pearland.

Angleton ISD (Brazoria County)
Established in 1897, Angleton ISD encompasses 396 square miles. The district provides a quality education and special education programs for all grade levels as well as a career and technology education program at the secondary level. The district serves a community of more than 37,000 with a school-age population around 6,400.

Damon ISD (Brazoria County)
Located in a community with a population of about 500, the single-campus Damon ISD encompasses 62 square miles in Brazoria County, about 50 miles southwest of Houston. With approximately 135 students in Grades Pre-K–8, the student-to-teacher ratio of 18:1 affords the maximum amount of teacher-student interaction.

Danbury ISD (Brazoria County)
Located on Spur 28 two miles off State Highway 35 and five miles northeast of Angleton. More than 9 percent of students from Danbury ISDs only 3 campuses are in gifted and talented programs.

Pearland ISD (Brazoria County)
More than a century after the first school was built in 1893, the district has an enrollment of more than 18,600. The Pearland ISD Board of Trustees has been proactive in addressing the growth of the district and has had the support of the district’s patrons in passing schoolhouse bond elections to build additional facilities.

Sweeny ISD (Brazoria County)
Sweeny ISD is currently serving 1,970 students while operating one high school, one junior high and one elementary school. Students have consistently scored above the state and national averages on the American College Testing (ACT) used for college entrance and above the state and regional average on (TAKS) the state-mandated assessment.

Anahuac (Chambers County)
This tight-knit community has an average district size of 1,200 students with about 90 graduating each year.

Barbers Hill ISD (Chambers County)
This suburban district brings its four distinct communities together by a common bond: the school system. With a fast annual growth rate, Barbers Hill ISD has approximately 4,200 students, and new elementary campuses are planned for the near future. Currently, every student in Grades 6–12 has a laptop to use for academic purposes, keeping Barbers Hill at the forefront of educational technology.

East Chambers ISD (Chambers County)
With a population of approximately 3,250, Winnie maintains a neighborly environment with a hometown feel that attracts many to relocate here. The faculty and staff of East Chambers prides itself on offering a conducive learning environment with a stimulating curriculum.

Lamar CISD (Fort Bend County)
With about 24,500 students on 36 campuses, Lamar CISD’s student-to-teacher ratio stands at about 16:1, which makes for a great learning environment. Of the teaching staff, 20.4 percent hold advanced degrees and 41 percent have more than 10 years of experience.

Needville ISD (Fort Bend County)
Since the first graduating class of 1949, Needville ISD has come a long way. The rich history of academic and co-curricular success along with high expectations of student behavior has sustained this recognized school. Currently 2,587 students attend Needville ISD and 8.9 percent are bilingual.

Clear Creek ISD (Galveston County)
Nestled between the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston and the boating waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Clear Creek ISD proudly serves the educational growth of around 38,250 students every year and continues to be one of the most desirable places to raise a family in the Greater Houston area.

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