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 grown to more than 18,000 students and 20 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
    • Exemplary fine arts program
    • Advanced digital learning program
    • Grow Your Own Employee Program
    • Teacher pay in top quartile in Houston area
    • Infinity ECHS among nation's best public high schools in 2022
    • NCISD Education Foundation awards employee scholarships for continuing education

    Growth and Demographics

    • 20 schools including three comprehensive high schools and one early college high school
    • Opened Keefer Crossing Middle School in August 2021, West Fork High School in August 2022
    • 10-year enrollment growth = 57%
    • 22,814 new housing units within NCISD up by 2031 | 2022 Demographic Study
    • 2,340 news seats planned 2018-2023