Conroe School District was created in 1892 by the Commissioners Court of Montgomery County, Texas by consolidating 12 Common School Districts surrounding Conroe.
At the time of the consolidation, the school district covered 25 square miles. A lot has changed since 1892 and so has the area covered by the Conroe school district. Today, the area covered by the school district is 348 square miles. The Conroe school district is the 17th largest school district and one of the fastest growing districts in the state of Texas.
The ethnicity breakdown for the 2015 -2016 school year was White – 52.7%, Hispanic – 34.2%, African American – 6.3%, and Other 6.9%. The Conroe school district has a high graduation rate of 94.7%
The Texas Education Agency rates schools and districts based upon the school’s performance on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) and the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) End of Course (EOC)
How did the Conroe school district perform on the standardized tests administered by the Texas Education Agency ? View the Conroe school district’s performance – 2015 Accountability Summary for Conroe ISD.
The Conroe school district was ranked as the sixth-fastest growing large school district (school district of over 20,000 students) in Texas in the fall of 2014. The Conroe school district is projecting its student enrollment to increase between 1,400 and 1,700 students per year over the next five years.
On November 3rd, 2015, voters approved a $487 million bond package to build new schools for the Conroe School District. Due to an increase in property values in the Conroe school district, the bond proposal did NOT include an increase in the property tax rate.
The bond will provide for: 1. (1) new high school in the current Oak Ridge High feeder zone 2. (1) new junior high school in the current Conroe High feeder zone. 3. (1) new intermediate school in the Oak Ridge High feeder zone. 4. (2) new elementary schools in the Oak Ridge High feeder zone 5. build out of the remaining 200 seat capacity at Stewart Elementary in the Woodforest subdivision. 6. addition of 10 new science classrooms at Knox Junior High in the The Woodlands.
The Conroe school district tax rate for 2015 is $1.28 which is same rate as 2014.