Since 1887, the Waller Independent School District (Waller ISD) has a long-standing tradition of academic and extracurricular excellence. Waller ISD is a dynamic and fast-growing school district providing an excellent education to more than 7,200 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.
Waller ISD is one of the largest school districts in total square miles of land mass in the Greater Houston area, encompassing 328 square miles in Waller and northwest Harris counties. Waller ISD is located on Hwy 290, approximately 40 miles west of downtown Houston, in a semi-rural agricultural region that is rapidly expanding in residential and commercial development. The population in Waller ISD is approximately 30,000 residents.
Innovative thinking and teamwork are hallmarks of the school district. In 2016, Waller ISD and all eight campuses received the highest Texas Education Agency TEA accountability rating ‘Met Standard.’ Waller ISD provides high-quality instruction and educational programs for all students to enhance their knowledge and skills. The District has adopted the Professional Learning Community model for instructional and administrative decision making. The model ensures that students learn within a collaborative environment. These educational opportunities generate a strong foundation for academic, professional, and personal success. Waller ISD provides a number of educational and enrichment opportunities to pre-school and school age children, and a wide variety of adult education programs to the community.
Student Ethnicity District Enrollment 7,718
as of Dec. 2019
Hispanic/Latino 53.04% Waller High School 2,119 White 33.15% Waller Junior High School 868 African American 10.36% Wayne C. Schultz Junior High School 1,023 Two or more 2.31% Fields Store Elementary School 690 Asian .55% I.T. Holleman Elementary School 716 American Indian/Alaskan .48% H.T. Jones Elementary School 637 Hawaiian/Pacific Islander .10% Roberts Road Elementary School 744 Evelyn Turlington Elementary School 921