Facts and Figures

Staff

Teachers 7,079
Professional Support 918 
Campus Admin. 329
Central Admin. 95
Educational Aides 1,159
Auxiliary 4,118
Total Staff 13,698*
*Does not count substitute or part-time employees

Teacher's Salaries

Bachelor's Degree $49,790-$63,452
Master's Degree $51,290-$64,952

District Data

Resident Population 590,000
Households in Northside 200,000
Businesses in Northside 9,200

Financial Data

Cost to Educate per Student $7,778
Budget (All Funds) $1.2 billion
Tax Rate $1.3755

Student Data

Enrollment 102,953
Special Education Students 11,603
Daily Attendance 95.6%
Free and Reduced Lunch 50.9%
Student-Teacher Ratio: 15.4 to 1
Computer-Student Ratio: 1 to 2

Bus Fleet

890 buses transport 67,000 students each day

Student Ethnicity Data

American Indian 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3.1%
Native Hawaiian 0.3%
Black 6.3%
White 19.1%
Hispanic 68.4%
Two or more races 2.8%

State Accountability Ratings

Overall District Rating: Met Standard  

Facilities and Bond

NISD Total Square Footage 17,446,568 
Square footage added for 2013-2014 568,303 
Square footage under construction for 2014-2015 205,858
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 481 476
Math 495 495
Writing 461 461
Number of students tested* 3,876 179,036
ACT NISD Texas
English 19.8 19.8
Math 21.4 21.4
Reading 21.3 21.3
Science 21.3 20.8
Composite 21.2 20.9
Number of students tested* 1,420 116,547
*graduating seniors only

Texas' Largest School Districts

1. Houston ISD 215,225
2. Dallas ISD 160,244
3. Cypress-Fairbanks ISD (suburban Houston area) 113,032
4. Northside ISD 102,953
5. Fort Worth ISD 85,457
6. Austin ISD 84,591
Enrollment figures collected December 2014

Updated: 22JAN2015