District Profile

  • New Caney Independent School District encompasses 86.48 square miles, located approximately 25 miles northeast of downtown Houston, Texas in Montgomery County. Originally organized as a common school district in 1938, voters approved a proposition to convert to an independent school district, Jan. 12, 1957.

    Enrollment Growth Chart Today, New Caney ISD is among the fastest growing school districts in Texas. Enrollment has doubled in the last 15 years to more than 16,000 students and 19 campuses.

    New Caney ISD believes there is a set of skills, knowledge, and attitudes essential for a purposeful and productive life. The school district and community have committed to designing modern learning environments in high quality facilities, providing students with a wide range of opportunities for college and career exploration, and hiring the best teachers in Texas so that graduates will be equipped to thrive in the REALITY of their future. If you are looking for a great community in which to raise your family and where your children can receive a superior education, we invite you to choose New Caney ISD.

    Teaching and Learning

    • Texas District of Innovation
    • 1:Vision program provides Chromebooks to students K-12
    • Blended learning model combines traditional instruction and digital practices
    • Leading Career and Technical Education program, extensive professional certification opportunities
    • Elementary two-way dual language program
    • Extensive dual credit, college credit programs including Infinity Early College High School
    • Social and emotional learning program | Community Scorecard
    • Exemplary fine arts program, participation up 8.7% in 2019 | Community Scorecard
    • Advanced digital learning program | Community Scorecard
    • Increased overall academic growth by 9% in 2018-19 | Community Scorecard
    • Grow Your Own Employee Program | Community Scorecard
    • Teacher pay in top quartile in Houston area

    Growth and Demographics

    • 19 schools including two comprehensive high schools and one early college high school
    • Opened latest elementary school, Brookwood Forest Elementary School, in August 2018
    • Texas Fast Growth school district, #1 in Houston area and #4 in Texas (2011-2017)
    • 5-year enrollment growth = 31%
    • 157% enrollment growth over last 20 years
    • Housing starts within NCISD up 52% | 2019 Demographic Study
    • 79% enrollment growth from actively building subdivisions
    • Demographic Studies: 2015, 2016, 2019
    • 9 facilities & 6,500 seats added between 2012-2018
    • 2,340 news seats planned 2018-2023
    • Voters approved bond measure in May 2018 to build district’s third comprehensive high school, replace two schools, expand existing school

Community Scorecard