The Spring Independent School District serves over 36,000 pre-kindergarten through twelfth-grade students in a diverse and growing district located 20 miles north of downtown Houston in an urban area of Harris County that spans 57 square miles.
Spring ISD is working toward being recognized nationally as a leader among learning organizations and known for exemplary student achievement by the year 2015. Priorities for meeting student needs have been established in a Five-Year Education Plan that is updated regularly.
To achieve the vision, the district is in the process of transforming itself from a teaching organization into a learning organization where the focus is on providing 21st century learning opportunities that are engaging, meaningful and challenging for students.
The Spring ISD instructional approach allows for students to excel academically, socially and in extracurricular activities. Curricula used district-wide reflects the district’s belief in a strong academic foundation in the core subject areas of math, science, language arts and social studies.
Instructional services are provided for identified students with various needs. Academic acceleration and enrichment are available for the gifted and talented. Special education services are provided for students with disabilities. Bilingual instruction and English as a Second Language education are available for students who require assistance while learning the English language.
In addition, Spring ISD offers fine arts programs that are designed to enrich the lives of students through art, dance, music, theater and speech. The district has enjoyed a long history of success in the fine arts with groups and individuals being recognized for regional, state and national honors.
The district’s 38 campuses include 18 schools constructed during the last decade and numerous renovations, which ensure that learning takes place in secure, technologically advanced and well-maintained facilities.
The campuses include three comprehensive high schools currently classified as 5A, which will be reclassified as 6A in the coming school year. An early college academy, a high-school career academy where students take courses that are aligned with career interests, and a virtual school offer choice an flexibility. In addition, the district has six sixth- through eighth-grade middle schools, one middle school of choice that focuses on math, science and fine arts, and 25 pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade elementary schools, which include the district’s LEED Gold Certified school.
ExxonMobil’s new headquarters is currently under construction on a 385-acre site within the Spring ISD boundaries near the intersection of I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road. The construction of the ExxonMobil campus and the development of the area surrounding the site will add both taxable value and students to the district. Demographic studies have been conducted, and the Spring ISD leadership is preparing for the growth by ensuring that land is available for future schools and through possible bond referendums.
For more information call 281-891-6000 or visit the district’s website at www.springisd.org.