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 nearly 9,000 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 8,983
as of March 2023
Hispanic/Latino 49% Waller High School 2,612 White 27% Waller Junior High School 905 African American 11% Wayne C. Schultz Junior High School 1,144 Two or More 2% Fields Store Elementary School 673 Asian 1% I.T. Holleman Elementary School 701 American Indian/Alaskan 0.2% H.T. Jones Elementary School 790 Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.09% Roberts Road Elementary School 1,023 Evelyn Turlington Elementary School 1,119