Manor Independent School District was originally built in the late 1880’s. At that time, the Manor community was a hub for the Central Texas cotton industry. Fast-forward to the twenty first century and Manor is then to be a hub for the high-tech industry with Samsung and Applied Materials in its boundaries and Dell and Freescale Semiconductors in close proximity. Then, Manor Independent School District is arising rapidly. There are different district which involves almost 100 square miles and it includes addresses in Manor, Austin and Elgin, Texas.
It serves more than 8,700 students at two high schools, three middle schools, nine elementary schools and one alternative academy. This District is made up of a unique blend of rural and urban features with its diverse population. The main focus offers exciting chance and demonstrates what is possible when educating 21st century students.
There are 3 goals of Manor Independent School District. First, they create instructional improvement systems for the district in all areas to support academic achievement for all students. Second, they improve the Culture of Manor ISD to promote teaching an learning for all students and educators in a dynamic learning environment. Third, implement effective communication strategies throughout the District.
Skyward Klein ISD
Now, let’s move on to Skyward Klein ISD. Klein Independent School District, involving almost 87.5 square miles, is located in northwestern Harris County, Texas. The southern portion is adjacent to the corporate limits of the City of Houston. The most of the District is located between Interstate Highway 45 on the east an State Highway 249 on the west. Now, the District is comprised of 4 high schools, 9 intermediate schools, 31 elementary schools, 1 early childhood and pre-kindergarten center, 1 high school program, and 1 alternative school program for a total of 47 schools with more than 51,000 students. The District gives a full range of educational services which are suitable to grade levels Pre-Kindergarten through 12.
Those include regular and enriched academic education, special education, occupational education and language training for those with limited English proficiency. The district offers a Spanish Bilingual program at most of the elementary schools. Those basic programs are supplemented by a wide variety of offerings in the fine arts and athletics.
The existence of Klein ISD Skyward was started with German immigrants, led by Adam Klein who settled the area in 1849. Then, the present boundary lines of the school district were built with the consolidation of five common school districts in July 1928 and the official name became Rural High School District Number One. There was 582 of total enrollment. Then, the school district was incorporated and changed its name to be the Klein Independent School District in March 1938. The District is governed by seven-member Board of Trustees.
Each member is selected to an at-large position for 3 years in a non-partisan election. Klein Independent School District is accredited by the Texas Education Agency and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The Texas Education gives a school and district report card which is known as the AEIS report.