The Houston Independent School District is the largest school district in Texas and the eighth-largest in the United States. It serves over 189,000 students at 274 campuses and is one of the largest employers in Houston, with about 27,000 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.
Millard House II, Superintendent of Schools
In June 2021, Millard House II was elected unanimously by the Board of Education as the superintendent of the Houston Independent School District.