Board of Trustees

Elected by the people to govern Northside Schools, Trustees are the guardians of the public trust and, through the policies they make, are ultimately responsible for our schools. This responsibility and the accessibility of Trustees to the voters make the Board one of the purest examples of democracy in our society.

Northside Trustees represent about 208,000 households located in 355 square miles in northwest Bexar County and parts of Medina and Bandera counties. Northside continues to be the “destination” district in San Antonio for many families seeking a quality school system for their children and for employees seeking a quality place to work.

Board of Trustees News

November 18, 2011

An advocate for children in the classroom and an advocate for children in the courtroom were honored as the namesakes for Northside ISD’s two newest schools during dedication ceremonies held recently at  Lieck and Mireles elementary schools.

November 4, 2011

Northside ISD was officially formed in 1949, but the history of the school district goes back much further. A new permanent exhibit at the NISD Museum pays homage to the 12 pioneer schools that came together more than 60 years ago to create Northside Independent School District.

October 28, 2011

It was a “Supreme” day at Jefferson Middle School this week when two Northside ISD namesakes visited to promote civics education.

October 21, 2011

NISD schools will celebrate Red Ribbon Week Oct. 24-28 with rallies, parades, and special events to encourage children of all ages to stay drug-free.

October 14, 2011

Northside ISD has launched its own website to provide as much information as possible about the state’s new standardized test system, called STAAR, which stands for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness.

October 7, 2011

Since Neff Middle School, Glenoaks Elementary School, and Westwood Terrace Elementary School opened 50 years ago, the schools have educated thousands of children and become cornerstones in the community.

October 6, 2011

Bobby Blount, a Northside ISD Board of Trustee since 1999, received the 2011 Celebration of Leadership Outstanding Alumni Award from the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) during its annual conference this past weekend.

October 1, 2011

Northside Superintendent John Folks, a longtime educator and vocal advocate for public education, has been named the best superintendent in the state by Texas Association of School Boards.

September 30, 2011

It’s official: Northside ISD’s enrollment for the 2011-12 school year is 97,439. That means the District grew by more than 2,700 students from last school year to this school yea

September 23, 2011

KENS-TV anchor Deborah Knapp made a surprise visit to Carnahan Elementary School this week to bestow longtime teacher Melissa Licata with the ExCEL Award, which recognizes outstanding educators in the greater San Antonio area.

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