Katy ISD

Legacy Brick Unveiling in Honor of Katy ISD 2023 Teachers of the Year

Join us in celebrating the hard work and commitment of 74 remarkable Katy ISD Teachers of the Year! These outstanding educators will be etched into Katy’s history as we unveil commemorative bricks at Katy Heritage Park on December 5. This annual event would not be possible without the generous support and collaboration from Venus Construction, Modern Pest Control and the Katy Heritage Society. Katy ISD greatly appreciates their partnership to help us celebrate and acknowledge […]

Katy ISD State of the District  

Inspiring Excellence: Learners into Leaders The 2023 State of the District address proved to be a resounding celebration as Katy ISD continues to set a standard of excellence in education. For the third consecutive year, Katy ISD was recognized as the #1 School District in the Greater Houston Area by Niche. Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Ken Gregorski attributed this achievement to the collective efforts of Katy ISD students, teachers and staff, and the strong partnership […]

Katy ISD Hosts Operations Job Fair on October 26 

Seeking an opportunity to join the #1 school district in the Greater Houston Area? Mark your calendar for the Katy ISD Operations Job Fair on October 26! The district is actively recruiting for openings in the Nutrition & Food Services, Maintenance & Operations and Transportation departments. Prospective candidates should submit their application at www.katyisd.org prior to attending the job fair. Attendees are advised to bring hard copy resumes for review and be prepared for on-site interviews. “At this […]

Katy ISD’s Rhoads Elementary Celebrates National School Lunch Week 

Katy ISD’s Rhoads Elementary celebrated National School Lunch Week on Friday, October 13 with a special event that brought together over 60 students, the Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Ken Gregorski, Trustees Dawn Champagne, Mary Ellen Cuzela and Lance Redmon, and representatives from the Texas Department of Agriculture and the Region 4 Nutrition Department. This celebratory event showcased Rhoads Elementary’s dedication to the health and well-being of its community, representing Katy ISD’s commitment to prioritizing the […]

Memorial Parkway Elementary Announces  Nelly Vaccaro as New Principal

Memorial Parkway Elementary (MPE) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Nelly Vaccaro as its new principal, effective Tuesday, October 10, 2023. Ms. Vaccaro brings a wealth of experience, dedication and a passion for education to the MPE community. With a Master of Education in Leadership of Learning from Abilene Christian University, and an illustrious career spanning over 17 years in education, Ms. Vaccaro has demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and is a servant leader. Having […]

32 Katy ISD Students Earn Perfect Score on Advanced Placement Exam

The 2023 Advanced Placement (AP) Exams were taken by 2.8 million students. Of those students, 2,142 earned a perfect score on at least one AP Exam. 32 Katy ISD students were part of this exemplary group, including Sravya Gullapalli from Seven Lakes High School who earned a perfect score on two AP Exams. Sravya is only one of 17 students worldwide to earn a perfect score on two AP Exams. “AP courses offer rigorous, college-level coursework which […]

Eleven Katy ISD Music Ensembles Recognized as National Winners in  Mark of Excellence Awards 

Eleven Katy ISD music ensembles were recently recognized as national winners in The Foundation for Music Education Mark of Excellence Competition.  Only the top 25% of entrants receive the National Winner distinction. The second 25% are named as Commended Winners. “The Foundation of Music Education is an organization that recognizes the highest performing ensembles across the nation. Katy ISD recently had 11 ensembles including bands, orchestras and choirs receiving this district honor,” said Damon Archer, […]

Local Students Attend Tapia Camps at Rice University

Katy ISD has several students kicking off the school year with newfound skills and confidence in the classroom thanks to a summer of learning and growth at Rice University’s prestigious camps hosted by The Tapia Center for Excellence and Equity in Education. The Tapia Camps, supported in part by ExxonMobil, are available to rising 8th-12th graders and feature a five-night, six-day residential experience with a challenging STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum. Campers experiment with […]

Katy ISD High Schools Ranked Among the Top 17% Nationally

Eight Katy ISD high schools are among the best in the United States, according to the U.S. News & World Report. The U.S. News rankings include data on nearly 25,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia.  The following schools include:   School Texas Ranking National Ranking Cinco Ranch High School 119 967 (Top 3.9%) Katy High School 202 1,963 (Top 7.8%) Mayde Creek High School 297 3,192 (Top 12.7%) Morton […]