Established in 1892, Conroe Independent School District spans 348-square miles across 65 campuses and is widely known for its academic excellence.
In 2019, CISD was honored by Texas Education Agency as one of the best school districts in Texas. Our schools feature diverse student demographics that excel academically.
Conroe ISD SSO stands out as an academically outstanding district with one of the highest graduation rates in Texas, boasting highly effective AP and dual credit classes, outstanding State test results and one of the top employers in Montgomery County with competitive salaries and quality professional development opportunities for its employees. Furthermore, Conroe ISD has received state recognition in financial transparency every year since 1999; additionally it was honored as one of six districts by Association of School Business Officials International as a top performer.
Conroe Independent School District has experienced dramatic expansion over the last decade and is projected to surpass 100,000 students within several short years. Superintendent Dr. Curtis Null joined NHA Radio News to discuss this development and what steps are being taken to meet its demands.
At their July meeting, the CISD Board of Trustees presented special recognition to several employees from its support departments who represent our District through their daily efforts, positive attitudes and dedication. These employees serve as ambassadors of CISD in everything they do for us!
CISD is committed to excellence in both academics and athletics, offering its athletic program with an aim of winning with honor and class while abiding by competition rules and sportsmanship guidelines – producing champions in life!
Conroe ISD serves 67,761 students from 65 public schools located throughout Conroe ISD. With an overall testing rank of 10/10 and placing it amongst Texas public school’s top 10% for testing scores, students in Conroe are predominantly White (43%), Latino/Hispanic (27%), African American 6% and two or more races 5% racial makeup making up their student body. They pride themselves as an equal opportunity educational provider and employer who do not discriminate on any grounds such as race age national origin sex religion disability in educational activities or employment matters.
Fine Arts Excellence
Castleberry High School’s varsity-level mariachi ensemble, Mariachi Los Leones, made history this year at the UIL State Mariachi Festival thanks to their hard work and dedication of students, teachers, and parents alike. Their success speaks volumes for how far Mariachi Los Leones has come since they first formed back in 1995.
SFDR CISD art educators are highly engaged within their community and highly competitive at all levels: locally, regionally and State. As evidence of this commitment they earned TAEA District of Distinction status for 2022 as well as nine Best Communities for Music Education designations from National Association of Music Merchants Foundation.
SFDR CISD applied for participation in Cohort C of Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA), established by the Texas Legislature. TIA is intended to support and reward teachers of academic content areas which have yet to develop reliable, accurate student growth measures from the state; such elective courses include Fine Arts and Athletics. SFDR CISD will work with these areas until such measures become available, in which case TIA may help.
Venetian Pines residents are zoned to schools within the 348-square mile Conroe Independent School District.
Art and music are integral parts of Conroe culture, featuring two community theater groups, a symphony orchestra and festivals attracting major acts. Conroe also boasts the Heritage Museum of Montgomery County that chronicles local history while housing one of Texas’ four largest genealogical collections.
Students and teachers in the District have made impressive contributions to local visual art scenes, many displaying their talents at the annual Conroe Fine Art Show. From painting, drawing, ceramics or sculpture – students showcased an impressive array of art mediums. A paper pooch created by an intermediate student has caught many eyes as passersby stop to admire its beauty.
Conroe ISD is dedicated to engaging parents in the education of their children. One means of doing this is through its voluntary parent organizations such as PTA’s, PTO’s and booster clubs.
Communities In Schools (CIS) is an in-school year-round program that connects local community resources to assist in keeping students on track to graduate. Our programs offer tutoring, counseling, after school activities, career awareness/college prep assistance/self esteem building exercises as well as services for teen parents as well as violence prevention activities that prevent gang/juvenile violence.
Each December, Conroe Independent School District’s Community Service Initiative collects and wraps gifts for underprivileged children living within its boundaries. Merchants, schools and many individuals come together in this collective effort, contributing gifts.
Conroe ISD utilizes state-of-the-art technology and online learning tools to ensure student success. Chromebooks are provided to grades 9-12 students for coursework use in school. Canvas serves as its learning management system; students should log into their accounts regularly in order to review information such as course assignments, grades, notes and more. They may also utilize Card View in order to see all courses at once on one screen and easily manage which ones appear on their dashboards.
The District does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability when it comes to educational programs or activities or employment matters.