Our new website is among the last phase of redesign and includes a mobile-first design.
District 196 is accepting applications from families interested in having their students attend a magnet school in the 2024-25 school year. The deadlines to submit applications are Jan. 5 for the five elementary magnet schools, Dec. 15 for Valley Middle School of STEM and Dec. 22 for the School of Environmental Studies optional high school for juniors and seniors.
Voters in Independent School District 196 elected incumbents Jackie Magnuson, Cory Johnson and Sachin Isaacs, and candidate Anna Williams to fill four open seats in the Nov. 7 School Board election.
Enrollment in District 196 schools remains stable this year, but has not been growing as projected, according to the official October enrollment report presented to the School Board Oct. 9,
District 196 earned the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) for the 21st year in a row.
For the fifth year in a row, Independent School District 196 is included on Forbes’ annual list of Best-in-State Employers.
The College Board recognized 698 District 196 high school students for their performance on Advanced Placement (AP) course exams taken during the 2022-23 school year.