Located in the Spring Texas area, the Klein school district encompasses approximately 87.5 square miles. Its southern portion is adjacent to the corporate limits of the City of Houston. Most of the District is located between Interstate Highway 45 (IH 45) on the east and State Highway 249 (SH 249) on the west. The southern boundary follows Cypress Creek for a considerable distance and a portion of the northern boundary of the District is the same as the northern boundary of Harris County. Klein School District Map.
The Klein School District is comprised of:
- High schools – 4
- Intermediate schools – 9
- Elementary schools – 30
Total schools = 43 with a 2015-2016 projected enrollment of 50,673 students. The enrollment figure for the 2014-2015 school year was 49,435 students. The Klein school district is experiencing high growth as its student enrollment is increasing approximately 2% per year.
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 Klein School district perform on the standardized tests administered by the Texas Education Agency ? View Klein’s performance – 2015 Accountability Summary for Klein ISD .
In May of 2015, voters in the Klein school district approved a $498.1 million bond to fund the construction of new schools to accommodate the growth in student population. The school district has allocated $283.6 million for the construction of its fifth high school, 10th intermediate school, a new elementary school, and a new early childhood education center. The bond will increase the school tax rate 10 cents over a period of years.
The Klein school district tax rate for 2015 is $1.41 which is a 2 cent increase over the 2014 tax rate.