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 on the Bolivar Peninsula. 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.