Katy ISD

Katy ISD Hosts Operations Job Fair

Looking to work for the #1 school district in the Greater Houston Area?  You’re invited to attend the Katy ISD Operations Job Fair on October 5!  The District is looking to fill positions in the Nutrition & Food Services, Maintenance & Operations and Transportation departments. Interested candidates should complete an application at www.katyisd.org before attending the job fair.  Hard copy resumes are recommended for attendees, as well as preparation for onsite interviews. “During this job fair, there […]

Katy ISD Board of Trustees to Launch Listening Circle tour

This fall, the Katy ISD Board of Trustees will be launching a Listening Circle tour The goal of this initiative is to partner with parents and community members to identify state-level legislative priorities that would benefit the students of Katy ISD, and individuals who would be interested in advocating alongside Trustees to influence state policy impacting our students and schools. Four (4) Board Listening Circles have been scheduled for this fall. The dates include October 19 […]

Katy ISD Announces Secondary Gifted and Talented Screening

Gifted and Talented (GT) screenings for incoming secondary students are now taking place at Katy ISD.  The District encourages all parents with a gifted and talented child headed to junior high school to sign up for a secondary GT screening.  Students currently in fifth grade who are not identified as part of the elementary Challenge Program have the opportunity to be screened for GT program services, which would begin in the fall of the student’s […]

Katy ISD Celebrates its AP Capstone Diploma Recipients

To receive a high school diploma is a lifetime achievement.  At Katy ISD, 106 students will have not one, but two diplomas after earning the AP Capstone Diploma™.  Eleven additional students have earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™ during the 2021-22 school year.  The AP Capstone Diploma program helps students develop the critical thinking, research, collaboration and presentation skills that are critical for academic success. “We proudly recognize the achievements of our Katy ISD […]

Katy ISD Kindergarten Gifted and Talented Screening Begins

Parents of kindergarten students in Katy ISD who would like their child to be part of the Challenge (Gifted and Talented, GT) program may refer them for screening. This week, kindergarten parents will receive information detailing how to refer a student.  Referral information can also be found on the Katy ISD GT and Advanced Academics website and is due on September 30, 2022. “The State of Texas defines a gifted and talented student as a child or youth […]

Katy ISD Agricultural Science Teachers Inducted into Texas Hall of Fame

Katy ISD’s mission statement, Be the Legacy, comes to fruition for four Katy ISD agricultural science teachers who were recently inducted into the Texas Ag Teacher Hall of Fame.  These former educators have dedicated countless years to teaching the art and science of agriculture.  The names of the following honorees are now etched into the Class of 2022 Ag Teacher Hall of Fame: John Ford Cinco Ranch FFA 2004-2020 Dean Fuchs Cinco Ranch FFA 2002-201 Michael […]

Katy ISD Earns an “A” in the 2022 TEA Accountability Rating System

It’s report card time for school districts across the State of Texas, and Katy ISD has earned an overall A rating (91) from the Texas Education Agency’s (TEA) A-F Accountability Rating System. Out of more than 1,000 school districts in Texas, Katy ISD was one of 396 districts and the second largest school district in Texas to receive the “A” rating.  Additionally, Katy ISD campuses also received letter grades that include: 37 campuses earned an […]

Katy ISD Ensembles Recognized at State Competition

Several Katy ISD music ensembles will be starting their new school year with a distinguished state recognition.  At the end of July, the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) named Alexander Elementary Choir as the #1 Elementary School Choir in Texas, while Beckendorff Junior High took the top spot in the School String Orchestra Division.  Six additional Katy ISD music groups were among the top 10 recognitions.  Both Alexander Elementary Choir and Beckendorff Junior High Orchestra […]

Katy ISD Adjusts Elementary Bell Schedule for 2022-2023 School Year

When the 2022-2023 school year begins, Katy ISD elementary students will see a slight adjustment to their bell schedule.  The adjusted elementary bell schedule will help alleviate transportation challenges related to route times and driver shortages.  Effective August 2022, elementary campuses will fall under one of three tiers: Tier A (7:50 a.m. – 3 p.m.) Mid-Tier (8:10 a.m. – 3:20 p.m.) Tier B (8:30 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.) “In an effort to maximize bus routes, […]