Conroe Independent School District

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Conroe Independent School District (CISD) is a school district based in the Deane L. Sadler Administration/Technology Center in Conroe, Texas within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area.[1]

CISD serves the cities of Conroe, Oak Ridge North, and Shenandoah, and the towns of Cut and Shoot and Woodloch. It also serves unincorporated communities in Montgomery County, including almost all of The Woodlands, the Montgomery County portion of Spring, Texas (extreme south and west parts of The Woodlands are located in Tomball ISD and Magnolia ISD, respectively), the settlement of Tamina, the community of River Plantation, and a portion of the Porter Heights CDP.

As of August 2009, the district has 48,700 students in 60 campuses (29 elementary schools, 9 intermediate schools, 7 junior high schools, 6 high schools, and two academies). The CISD area, which covers 348 square miles (900 km2), is part of the Lone Star College System (formerly the North Harris Montgomery Community College District). The ethnic breakdown of the school district is 63% White, 26.1% Hispanic, 6.7% African American, 3.8% Other. The completion rate is 98.2%. In total, the school district employs over 5,900 employees. (3,320 professional teaching staff, 2,080 paraprofessional and auxiliary staff, 579 administrators). The average enrollment growth is 1,570 per year.

In 2005, CISD enrolled displaced Louisianans from the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina who were residing in the Conroe ISD boundaries.

CISD has its own police department of over 40 officers. As of 2007, CISD PD is run by Chief William Harness.

In 2011, the school district was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]


In 1886, the Conroe Public School’s first classes were held in a one-room school constructed of rough lumber near the present community of Beach; It was called Conroe Mill School and was open each year for a five-month term. The first African American school was located in Central Baptist Church at Madeley Quarters. The Conroe Independent School District was created by the Commissioners Court of Montgomery County, Texas, July 12, 1892, by consolidating the twelve Common School Districts surrounding Conroe. This area covered 25 square miles.

Conroe ISD was created on July 12, 1892 by the Commissioners Court of Montgomery County, Texas. At that time, the County Judge was ex officio Superintendent of Schools and he appointed three trustees to assist him. Later, a County School Superintendent and three trustees were elected by a vote of the people to act as treasurer of school tax money and serve as administrators over the community schools of the county.

The first graduating class of Conroe High School, one male and three females, received their diplomas in 1902. The 39th Legislature of the State of Texas in 1925 mandated the enlargement of the District by keeping intact the already defined 25 square miles and adding numerous other surrounding school areas bringing the district to 333 square miles. Prior to the 1925 consolidation, few children in rural areas were able to attend high school.

Conroe ISD currently occupies 61 campuses over the 348 square miles that the District encompasses. The oldest campus is Travis Intermediate School, formerly Crockett High School. In 2017, Conroe ISD had an enrollment of over 61,000 students and graduated over 3,500 seniors.[3]


Secondary schools[edit]

High schools (9–12)[edit]

Junior high schools (7–8)[edit]

Primary schools[edit]

K–6 schools[edit]

Intermediate schools (5–6)[edit]

Elementary schools (K–4)[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Conroe ISD Home." Conroe Independent School District. Retrieved on November 27, 2011. "Deane L. Sadler Administration / Technology Center. 3205 W Davis. Conroe, TX 77304"
  2. ^ "2011 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2012-06-28.
  3. ^ ISD, Conroe. "History of Conroe ISD - Conroe ISD". Conroe ISD. Retrieved 2018-03-29.
  4. ^ a b Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Schools Recognized 1982–1983 Through 1999–2002 (PDF) Archived March 26, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.

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