Hempstead Independent School District

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Hempstead Independent School District is a public school district based in Hempstead, Texas (USA). The school district contains 3 schools and an early childhood learning center.

The district serves Hempstead and unincorporated areas in Waller County, including Monaville. Despite a small school population the district takes up a large amount of rural area.

In 2009, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[1]

In the 2015-2016 school year, the school district had a very close call with being closed, and possibly Integrated with neighboring Waller ISD or Navasota ISD, but the district has since gotten back on its feet again.

Schools[edit]

  • Hempstead High (Grades 9-12)
  • Hempstead Middle (Grades 6-8)
  • Hempstead Elementary (Grades K-5)
  • Hempstead Early Childhood Center (Grades PK-3, PK-4)

As of 2014 360 students attend Hempstead Middle School, 54% of them being Hispanic.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.
  2. ^ Turner, Allan. "Hempstead principal remains on leave over no-Spanish order." Houston Chronicle. January 14, 2014. Retrieved on January 14, 2014.

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