Northwest ISD (NISD) is one of the fastest growing school districts in the state and attracts more than 1,400 new students each year. NISD spans 234 square miles and serves 14 communities in parts of three counties. The district operates three comprehensive high schools, an accelerated high school, six middle schools, 18 elementary schools, a special programs center and a community-based youth residential program.

Our Core Beliefs

1. Kids come first
2. Continuous improvement is essential for future success
3. The success of each student is the shared responsibility of students, families, schools, and communities
4. Environment influences learning 

Our Vision

The best and most sought-after school district where every student is future ready:
• Ready for college
• Ready for the global workplace
• Ready for personal success

Our Mission

Northwest ISD, in partnership with parents and community, will engage all students in a premier education, preparing them to be successful, productive citizens.

Strategic Goals

Goal 1
Northwest ISD will design dynamic learning experiences to ensure that all students are future-ready learner.

Goal 2
Northwest ISD will recruit, develop, retain and recognize an exceptional, highly motivated staff to optimize student engagement, and learning.

Goal 3
Northwest ISD will communicate in a timely, open manner and engage parents and community members in positive partnership opportunities in our schools.

Goal 4
Northwest ISD will provide premier facilities and support systems that enhance a positive learning environment and foster student and community pride.

Goal 5
Northwest ISD will invest resources to ensure that students, parents, and the community receive optimal educational services.