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About Us

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.

Board of Education

The Board of Education is the official policy-making body of the Houston Independent School District. The nine trustees, elected from separate districts, serve staggered four-year terms. LEARN MORE »


Richard A. Carranza
Superintendent of Schools

Richard A. Carranza was named superintendent of the Houston Independent School District on August 18, 2016. READ PROFILE »