Facts and Figures

Staff

Teachers 7,340
Professional Support 1,079 
Campus Admin. 318
Central Admin. 95
Educational Aides 1,138
Auxiliary 3,191
Total Staff 13,161*
*Does not count substitute or part-time employees

Teacher's Salaries

Bachelor's Degree $51,085-$64,436
Master's Degree $52,585-$65,936

District Data

Resident Population 608,000
Households in Northside 210,000
Businesses in Northside 9,200

Financial Data

Cost to Educate per Student $8,025
Budget (All Funds) $1.2 billion
Tax Rate $1.3755

Student Data

Enrollment 104,539
Special Education Students 11,902
Daily Attendance 95.5%
Free and Reduced Lunch 50.6%
Student-Teacher Ratio: 15.4 to 1
Computer-Student Ratio: 1 to 2

Bus Fleet

910 buses transport 65,500 students each day

Student Ethnicity Data

American Indian 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3.2%
Native Hawaiian 0.3%
Black 6.4%
White  19%
Hispanic 68.2%
Two or more races 2.8%

State Accountability Ratings

Overall District Rating: Met Standard  

Facilities and Bond

NISD Total Square Footage 14,947,560 
Square footage added for 2015-2016 587,848 
Square footage under construction for 2016-2017 291,300
Total Number of Facilities 146

Investing in Schools: Community Support

Bond '95 $98 million
Bond '98 $224 million
Bond '01 $495 million
Bond '04 $439 million
Bond '07 $692.67 million
Bond '10 $535 million
Bond '14 $648.34 million
Total investment in new facilities $3.1 billion

Student Test Data

SAT NISD Texas
Reading 482 470
Math 492 486
Writing 460 454
Number of students tested* 3,914 193,768
ACT NISD Texas
English 19.9 19.8
Math 21.3 21.1
Reading 21.3 21.1
Science 21.3    21
Composite 21.1 20.9
Number of students tested* 1,361 124,764
*graduating seniors only

Texas' Largest School Districts

1. Houston ISD 215,516
2. Dallas ISD 158,500
3. Cypress-Fairbanks ISD (suburban Houston area) 113,689
4. Northside ISD 104,539
5. Fort Worth ISD   86,570
   
Enrollment figures collected December 2015

Updated: 15JAN2016