Katy ISD

Katy ISD Names New Principal for Bill and Cindy Haskett Junior High

David Pazz

As construction continues at Bill and Cindy Haskett Junior High, today Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ken Gregorski appointed Dr. David Paz as the campus’s new principal.  Dr. Paz holds 19 years of experience in public education, all of which took place at Katy ISD, and it includes roles as a classroom teacher, assistant principal and a principal.  For Dr. Paz, Katy ISD has been more than just a great school district for his flourishing career. […]

Katy ISD Earns TEA’s Highest Fiscal Accountability Rating

Katy Independent School District has once again received a rating of “A” for “Superior Achievement” under the Texas Schools FIRST (Financial Accountability Rating System of Texas).  This is the highest rating possible as established under guidelines and rules created by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).  The “Superior Achievement” demonstrates the quality of Katy ISD’s financial management and reporting system.  This year the District passed all the critical indicators and received all 100 points as part […]

Katy ISD Referral Deadline for Secondary GT Screenings is Fast Approaching

Think you have a gifted and talented student?  Beginning Monday, November 9, Katy Independent School District students in grades 6-11 can be referred for screening for the 2021-2022 Gifted and Talented (GT) program.  Parents must complete a Secondary Parent Checklist available at junior high and high school campuses or found on the Katy ISD GT and Advanced Academics website.  The checklist must be completed and returned to the campus by November 20.  Students whose Parent Checklist […]

Katy ISD Kicks Off Promise to Read 2020

Promise to Read, turns 25 this year with an innovative twist- the Katy ISD tradition that brings business and community partners into classrooms to read books to students is now completely digital, making it accessible to every Katy ISD elementary campus. “Promise to Read 2020 transforms a beloved 25-year Katy ISD tradition into a more dynamic, far-reaching event available to every Katy ISD elementary classroom.  The online model allows both in-person and at home KVA […]

Houston Astros Alex Bregman Charity Donates iPads to Katy ISD

It was a day to remember for many Katy Independent School District students, who had a visit from Houston Astros third baseman and shortstop Alex Bregman, and the school received brand new iPads, courtesy of the Bregman Cares Charity.  Four Katy ISD schools, including Leonard, McRoberts, Griffin and Stephens elementary schools, welcomed the baseball player to their campus for the donation, all while practicing COVID-19 safety protocols.  “It feels great to see their smiles,” said […]

Free Meals for all Katy Area Children with Additional Distribution Sites and Operational Days

An important school supply that students cannot neglect or go without is a healthy meal.  For this reason, Katy Independent School District will be adding two new sites and adjusting its hours to continue providing free meals to all students through June 2021.  Beginning November 3, two additional curbside distribution sites will be added to the current list: ·         Morton Ranch High School (MRHS) ·         Mayde Creek High School (MCHS) ·         Cinco Ranch High School (CRHS) ·         Tompkins High […]

Katy ISD Education Foundation Announces Reason2Race

Pick your race, pick your pace, and raise funds for teacher grants with every step Run or walk with the Katy ISD Education Foundation in the Katy Half Marathon/5k/1k on Saturday, February 6, 2021 to raise funds for the Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program. Last year, over 60 teams and 600 runners raced to support the foundation, raising over $115,000 for Katy ISD teacher grants. The Katy ISD Education Foundation celebrated a spectacular milestone this year with over $2 […]

Katy ISD State of the District Goes Virtual this Year

Despite the challenges of a global health pandemic, Katy Independent School District and its community led the way this past school year with a steadfast focus on “growing the future.”  Katy ISD’s 2019 – 2020 school year was filled with numerous successes, alongside the planning and execution that has gone into the delivery of unparalleled learning experiences, now and for a post-COVID environment. On October 23, Superintendent Ken Gregorski will deliver Katy ISD’s annual State […]

New COVID-19 Testing Site Available for Students

In an ongoing effort to support health and safety practices within Katy Independent School District during the COVID-19 pandemic, beginning Monday, October 19, the District will expand its employee COVID-19 testing services to Katy ISD enrolled students.  This unique partnership with RediMD is designed to provide parents/guardians with a timely alternative to confirm if their child is positive or negative of COVID-19.  “Students will have a designated drop off area and a separate room for […]

Katy ISD Wins 2020 TAEA District of Distinction Award

The Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) announced its 43 winners for the 2020 District of Distinction Award and among the list of honorees is the Katy Independent School District.  The District received the honor for providing a well-rounded education that advocates and integrates a visual arts curriculum that inspires creativity and reaches all of its learners. “It is an honor that Katy ISD is part of the top four percent of districts in the state […]