About Waller ISD
Since 1887, the Waller Independent School District (Waller ISD) has had a long-standing tradition of academic and extracurricular excellence. Waller ISD today is a dynamic and fast-growing school district providing an excellent education to more than 7,200 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade at eight schools.
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. We are known for our small town feeling with BIG hearts. Our students are known by first name. We are in close proximity to the City of Houston where our teachers and students have access to the same resources as many large communities.
Waller ISD Points of Pride:
Waller High School has a 97.9% Graduation Rate
Waller ISD embraces a college/career culture district-wide
Waller High School has a Dual Credit partnership with Lone Star College- Tomball where students can earn up to 51 hours of college credit while in high school
Waller High School offers an Advanced Placement program - Students enrolled in an AP course and score a 3, 4, or 5 on the AP exam may earn college credit
Waller ISD offers Compacted Math – Accelerated math program beginning in 6th grade in order to take Algebra 1 in 8th grade.
Award-winning Choir, Band, Theater, AFJROTC, UIL Academics, and Athletics at elementary, junior high and high school
Advanced academic programs such as Odyssey of the Mind, Name that Book, Spelling Bee, and Geography Bee
Career and Technical Education - Waller High School has a strong Career and Technical Education program that offer career certifications. Career exploration and future ‘readiness’ with Career Cruising program. Certification programs offered are:
- Cosmetology Operator License
- Cosmetology Esthetician Specialty Certificate
- AWS – Welding Certification
- Certified Nurse’s Aide
- Pharmacy Technician
- OSHA Certification
- HIPAA Certification
- Bloodborne Pathogens Certification
- First Aid
- Defibrillator (AED)
- Medisoft Billing and Coding
- American Heart Association Professional Rescuer CPR
- Benz School of Floral Design Principles of Floral Certification
Innovative thinking and teamwork are hallmarks of the district. 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.
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