High Island Independent School District

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High Island Independent School District is a public school district based in unincorporated Galveston County, Texas, United States.

HIISD serves the communities of Caplen, High Island, and Gilchrist. The school district lost approximately 15% of its students in 2008 due homes and residences destroyed by Hurricane Ike. In the fall of 2009 the district reported an enrollment of 186 students.[1]

Academic achievement[edit]

In 2009, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]


  • High Island High School (Grades 9-12)
  • High Island Middle School (Grades 6-8)
  • High Island Elementary School (Grades K-5)

Special programs[edit]


High Island High School plays six-man football.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Rhiannon Meyers. "Most Superintendents in Area Decline Pay Raises". Galveston Daily News. Archived from the original on 2012-02-24. Retrieved 2009-12-21. 
  2. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.