NISD AT A GLANCE


DISTRICT DATA
Resident Population 516,439
Households in Northside
205,000
Businesses in Northside 11,915

FACILITIES
NISD Total Square Footage 14,118,265
Square footage added for 2011-2012 224,460
Square footage to be added for 2012-2013 279,870
Total number of facilities 127

INVESTING IN SCHOOLS: COMMUNITY SUPPORT (BOND)
Bond '95 $98,000,000
Bond '98 $224,000,000
Bond '01 $495,000,000
Bond '04 $439,000,000
Bond '07 $692,670,000
Bond '10 $535,000,000
Total investment in new facilities $2.5 billion

STATE ACCOUNTABILITY RATINGS
Exemplary
32 campuses
Recognized 36 campuses
Academically Acceptable 29 campuses
Overall District Rating Recognized

FINANCIAL DATA
Cost to Educate per Student
$6,784
Budget (All Funds) $1 Billion
Tax Rate $1.3755

STUDENT DATA
Enrollment
97,439
Special Education Students 11,041
Daily Attendance 95.3%
Free and Reduced Lunch 52.2%

STUDENT ETHNICITY DATA
American Indian 0.15%
Pacific Islander 2.85%
Native Hawaiian 0.25%
African American 6.1%
White 19.32%
Hispanic 68.5%
Two or more races 2.8%

STUDENT TEST DATA
SAT NISD TEXAS
Reading 479 479
Math 499 502
Writing 460 465
Number of Students Tested* 3,503 166,012
ACT NISD TEXAS
English 20.2 19.6
Math 22.1 21.5
Reading 21.4 20.7
Science 21.5 21.4
Composite 21.4 20.8
Number of Students Tested* 1,259 101,569

*graduating seniors only


STAFF
Teachers 6,240
Professional Support 768
Campus Admin 309
Central Admin 82
Educational Aides 1,158
Auxilary 3,390
Total: 12,487*

*does not include substitute or part-time employees


TEACHERS' SALARIES
Bachelor's $46,665-$69,783
Master's $47,775-$75,793

RATIOS
Student-Teacher 15.6 to 1
Computer-Student 1 to 3

BUS FLEET
850 buses transport 60,000 students each day

TOP TEXAS SCHOOL DISTRICTS
1 Houston ISD 202,990
2 Dallas ISD 157,695
3 Cypress-Fairbanks ISD 107,995
4 Northside ISD 97,439
5 Austin ISD 86,784