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 12, 2010

Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, the state’s standardized testing program, now called the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills, will be replaced by the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR (pronounced "star").

November 5, 2010

The NISD Board of Trustees has approved the design of the Northside Swim Center, effectively giving the green light on a project that will make NISD a nationally-renowned destination for swimming competitions and provide desperately needed 'water space' for Northside athletes.

October 29, 2010

The percentage of students failing core courses in math, science, social studies, and English has dropped dramatically-double digits in many cases-from the 2005-06 school year compared to 2009-10.

October 22, 2010

The D.A.T.E. program rewards teachers in schools that enroll high numbers of economically disadvantaged students who perform well on standardized tests.

October 15, 2010

Daniel Leija, a fifth grade teacher at Esparza Elementary School, is the 2011 Texas Teacher of the Year!

October 8, 2010

This family-oriented event includes an art show and sale with more than 2,500 pieces of high quality student artwork by NISD students.

October 1, 2010

Northside ISD will observe the week of Oct. 4-8 with several initiatives that will educate middle and high school students about the importance of higher education.

September 24, 2010

The ExCEL Award, which recognizes outstanding teachers in the greater San Antonio area, also comes with a $1,000 check from the San Antonio Federal Credit Union.

September 17, 2010

Northside ISD has launched a new online system for parents to make prepayments for their child's school cafeteria meals.

September 10, 2010

Two educators, an engineer, a governor, and a U.S. Supreme Court Justice will be honored as the namesakes for Northside ISD's five newest schools.