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Summer Fun Throughout NISD
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Check out our complete list of camps and learning opportunities for our students and staff.

NISD Summer Opportunities 

J.C. Thompson Elementary celebrates Dr. Hicks on his first day!
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Molly Livengood Carter Elementary School Groundbreaking Ceremony
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Dr. Hicks and future Carter Coyotes help break ground for Northwest ISD's Molly Livengood Carter Elementary School.

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Coming together to serve better
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Hundreds of students and staff from across Northwest ISD participated in The Big Event, the largest one-day, student-run service project in the nation. Volunteers served throughout the community by washing firetrucks, picking up trash, doing yard work, painting, serving at local animal shelters and more.

Johnie R. Daniel Elementary School Groundbreaking Ceremony
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Future Daniel Dogs help break ground for Northwest ISD's Johnie R. Daniel Elementary School, the district's 21st elementary school, which is scheduled to open in August of 2023.

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Students develop a competitive advantage with CTE
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Career & Technical Education's Programs of Study empower students to immerse themselves in their field of interest through hands-on learning, field-based experiences and internships.

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Student Enrollment
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Enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year will open on April 11.

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District growth propels massive expected enrollment increase
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According to new demographic reports, the previously expected enrollment for Northwest ISD over the next five years is now likely to double.

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Welcome to Northwest ISD

Northwest ISD is home to learners and leaders who receive exemplary educational support and extracurricular offerings as they prepare for their long-term future. Our district believes students should be prepared for wherever their personal paths take them, including college, a career, the military and life in general. With our 234 square miles, Northwest ISD serves more than 27,000 students in 14 cities, towns and communities across three counties. No matter how much our enrollment grows, our 30 schools are always guided by the belief that kids come first.

Why Live Here

A diverse array of living options exists in Northwest ISD, as the district spans a large land mass with different locales, from suburban to country and everything in between. Regardless of where you live, NISD's location along the I-35 corridor provides quick access to shopping, dining and travel businesses. 

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Why Go To School Here

Our district prides itself on providing exemplary education to students alongside extracurricular offerings that are second to none. Students are encouraged to find and follow their passions at school, where they receive instruction to prepare them for wherever life takes them after they graduate. Northwest ISD employs top educators who strive for student success.

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Why Work Here

Northwest ISD is home to the best educators in the state, and our district works hard to retain educators and support staff. With competitive salaries and strong benefits, our district believes educators and those who support them are the core of our schools, as students cannot achieve their full potential without a strong support system behind them.

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What’s Happening at NISD

View the latest news and information from Northwest ISD in the section below. Families will receive most district news in Northwest News, a twice-monthly email newsletter. Those who do not have children enrolled in our district can sign up to receive Northwest News.