Katy Independent School District

Forty Katy ISD Campuses Earn Prestigious Energy Star Certification

Forty Katy Independent School District campuses have earned the Energy Star Certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Energy Star certified buildings are verified to perform in the top 25 percent of buildings nationwide. Katy ISD’s operations and campus teams continue to conserve energy through strategies that include fine-tuning air conditioning (AC) run times, identifying unused AC/lighting schedules, overnight equipment checks, updating technology and other protocols.  These energy efficient practices save the district approximately $2 million per year. […]

Katy ISD Board Approves Decreased School Tax Rate

Once again, Katy Independent School District is lowering the tax burden on local taxpayers. Yesterday evening, at their September Regular Board meeting, Trustees approved decreasing the school district’s tax rate by 18.5 cents per $100 valuation. “Trustees and I are pleased to approve a 2023-2024 tax rate that will represent an 18.5 cent decrease, bringing our community’s overall rate down from $1.30 to $1.12,” said Victor Perez, Katy ISD Board President. “This is possible because […]

Katy ISD Accepting Name Nominations for High School #10 and Junior High #18

Katy Independent School District is now accepting name nominations for High School #10 and Junior High #18. Both campuses will open for the 2024-2025 school year. High School #10 is located at 7800 Katy Hockley Road while Junior High School #18 is located at 25747 Longenbaugh Road. Individuals interested in submitting a name are asked to review the Katy ISD Board Policy CW(LOCAL) for facility naming guidelines and submit a completed nomination form which can be found on the Katy […]

Katy ISD Recognized as a Top Employer in Texas by Forbes

For the fourth time in the past five years, Katy Independent School District has once again earned a spot in the Forbes List of America’s Best Employers in the state of Texas. Katy ISD is one of six school districts in Texas to make this esteemed list alongside organizations such as H-E-B Grocery Company, NASA, Houston Methodist and many more. The district earned 71st place out of the thousands of organizations across Texas. “This honor is reflective […]

Katy ISD Has the Largest Student Enrollment Gain Compared to Area School Districts

Among 15 school districts found within the Greater Houston area, Katy ISD continues to top the list with the largest number of student gains, 12,940 to be exact, since 2016.  During the November Board meeting, Population and Survey Analysts (PASA) presented its annual demographics update revealing that the rate of growth within Katy ISD boundaries continues at a steadfast level with a 14.6 percent change in student enrollment in the past five years. “Over the […]

Katy ISD Board of Trustees Approve Attendance Boundary Modifications for Several Elementary Schools

Northeast Elementary ABM

During tonight’s regular Board Meeting, the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees voted to approve an Attendance Boundary Modification (ABM) for two of the District’s future elementary schools, Elementary #45 and #46, as well as areas served by Bethke, Campbell, Golbow, Hutsell, Leonard, McElwain and McRoberts elementary schools.  This ABM would address the rapid growth within the neighborhoods surrounding those campuses.  The new ABM will go into effect for the 2023-2024 academic year. Periodic […]

Katy ISD is Hiring!

Join One of the Fastest Growing School Districts in Texas With the start of 2022, how about a new job at a thriving school district identified by Forbes as one of the top employers in the state of Texas?  Katy Independent School District is seeking to fill vacancies in classroom instruction and support, maintenance, operations, transportation and law enforcement. “From educating our students, keeping our campuses clean and safe, and providing transportation to and from […]

Katy ISD Seeking Community Input on State Exemptions

For the past five years as a state-designated District of Innovation (DOI), Katy Independent School District has been allowed to exempt certain Texas Education Code provisions to most effectively meet the needs of the students it serves.  Katy ISD is now seeking to renew its District of Innovation designation as well as include additional exemptions.  The current 2017-2022 Katy ISD Local Innovation Plan reflects exemptions for the school start date, teacher certification and the designation […]

Katy ISD Approves 2023-2024 Instructional Calendar

During tonight’s Katy Independent School District monthly board meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the instructional calendar for the 2023-2024 academic year.  The calendar includes the following highlights: Wednesday, August 16, 2023:  First Day of School Friday, May 17, 2024:  Last Day of School for Seniors Thursday, May 23, 2024:  Last Day of School “Every fall Katy ISD seeks community feedback for the development of future instructional calendars,” said Sherri Ashorn, Discipline and SHARS Administrator.  […]

Katy ISD Athletic Executive Director to be Inducted into THSADA Hall of Honor

Katy Independent School District’s Executive Director for Athletics, Debbie Decker, will soon join some of the finest leaders in athletics across Texas as one of four inductees to the Texas High School Athletic Directors Association (THSADA) Hall of Honor. “This is a tremendous honor and one that I attribute to the many athletes, coaches and administrators with whom I have worked with throughout my career,” said Debbie Decker, Executive Director of the Katy ISD Athletics […]