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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 »

Terry Grier

Superintendent of Schools

Terry Grier has led the Houston Independent School District into the national spotlight by innovatively meeting the immediate challenges of urban education while crafting a global vision for its 215,000 students on 283 campuses. READ PROFILE »