Aldine Independent School District, Texas

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Aldine Independent School District
Harris County, Texas
District Profile
Superintendent:Dr. Wanda Bamberg
Enrollment:63,154 students
Graduation rate:77.9%
Number of schools:76
Budget: $478 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Merlin D. Griggs Sr.
Board members:7
Term length:3
Aldine Independent School District is the 11th-largest school district in Texas, serving 63,154 students in 76 schools. It is located in Harris County, Texas near the eastern border.

About the district

Aldine Independent School District is located in Harris County, TX
Aldine Independent School District is located in north Harris County, Texas and spans 111 square miles wide. According to the 2010 US Census, Harris County is home to 4,253,700 residents.[1] It lies on the southeastern border of Texas and Louisiana.


Harris County outperformed the rest of Texas with regard to average household income, but underperformed in regards to graduation rate and poverty rate in 2011. The average household income in Harris County was $52,675 compared to $50,920 statewide. The US Census found that the graduation rate in Harris County was 77.9% compared to 80.4% for Texas. Harris County had a poverty rate of 17.3 in 2011, while Texas was 17.0%.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2010[1][2]
Race Harris County (%) Texas (%)
Hispanic or Latino 69.75 37.6
Black or African American 25.73 11.8
White 2.17 70.4
Asian 1.39 3.8
Native American 0.11 0.7

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100 percent. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one or two tenths off from being exactly 100 percent.[3]


The current superintendent of Aldine Independent School District is Dr. Wanda Bamberg, who was appointed in June of 2007. Bamberg has 35 years of experience of education experience, 30 which are at Aldine. Prior to her duties, Bamberg taught in various schools throughout the district. In June of 2011, she was named the Region 4 Superintendent of the Year.[4]

School board

The Aldine Independent School District is overseen by a seven-member board elected by district to three-year terms.

Aldine ISD School Board
Member Position District Term Ends
Merlin D. Griggs Sr. Position 6 President 2015
Steve Mead Position 5 Vice-President 2017
Dr. Viola M. Garcia Position 7 Secretary 2015
Dr. Alton Smith Position 2 Assistant Secretary 2015
Rose Avalos Position 3 Board Member 2017
Patricia Ann Bourgeois Position 1 Board Member 2015
Rick Ogden Position 4 Board Member 2017

Note: Board Member Marine Jones retired from the board in January. Her replacement will be decided in a special election that will run alongside the general election in November. Jones is currently serving as interim until the position is filled.[5]

School board elections

See also: Aldine Independent School District elections (2013)

Members of the board are elected to three year terms. Since Positions 3, 4 and 5 were unopposed races, the board made the decision September 17 to cancel the scheduled election. The only race was the special election replace Marine Jones' seat for Position 1.[6] There will be four seats up again in November 2015.


Aldine Independent School District publishes its annual budget on its website.[7]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2013-2014 $347,400,457 65.3% $70,382,330 13.2% $107,774,576 20.3% $333,000 0.1% $6,106,980 1.1% $531,997,343
Averages: $347,400,457 65% $70,382,330 13% $107,774,576 20% $333,000 0% $6,106,980 1% $531,997,343

Teacher salaries

The average teacher salary in Aldine Independent School District is $46,487. AISD pays an annual supplement up to $4,000 to individuals who teach in "Critical Need Areas" such as speech pathology and special education. They also offer incentive pay for recruiting other teachers, performance pay and student loan assistance, among other benefits.[8]

Salary Averages[9]
Grade Level Average ($) 10th percentile ($) 25th percentile ($) Median ($) 75th percentile ($) 90th percentile ($)
Pre-school 24,696 14,617 15,875 18,880 26,915 50,025
Kindergarten 49,114 39,134 43,106 48,725 55,153 61,540
Elementary 51,485 40,595 45,482 51,055 57,616 65,583
Middle school 52,392 41,063 45,727 51,490 58,609 67,079
High school 54,752 42,406 47,422 53,225 61,750 70,892

Schools in Aldine ISD


Aldine ISD serves 63,154 students in 76 schools.

District schools

Aldine ISD operates 76 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[10]

Aldine ISD Schools
School Name
Aldine Middle School
Aldine Ninth Grade School
Aldine Senior High School
Anderson Academy
Black Elementary School
Bussey Elementary School
Calvert Elementary School
Caraway Intermediate School
Carmichael Elementary School
Carroll Academy
Carter Academy
Carver High School
Conley Elementary School
Davis Ninth Grade School
Davis Senior High School
de Santiago EC/PK & Head Start Center
Drew Academy
Dunn Elementary School
Eckert Intermediate School
Eisenhower Ninth Grade School
Eisenhower Senior High School
Ermel Elementary School
Escamilla Intermediate School
Francis Elementary School
Garcia-Leza EC/Pre-K Center
Goodman Elementary School
Grantham Academy
Gray Elementary School
Hall Center for Education
Hambrick Middle School
Harris Academy
Hill Intermediate School
Hinojosa EC/PK & Head Start Center
Hoffman Middle School
Houston Academy
Johnson Elementary School
Jones Elementary
Jones EC/PK Center
Keeble EC/PK & Head Start Center
Kujawa EC/PK Center
Kujawa Elementary School
Lane School
Lewis Middle School
MacArthur Ninth Grade School
MacArthur Senior High School
Magrill Elementary School
Marcella Intermediate School
Mendel Elementary School
Nimitz Ninth Grade School
Nimitz Senior High School
Odom Elementary School
Oleson Elementary School
Orange Grove Elementary School
Parker Intermediate School
Plummer Middle School
Raymond Academy
Rayford Intermediate
Reece Academy
Reed Academy
Sammons Elementary School
Shotwell Middle School
Smith Academy
Spence Elementary School
Stehlik Intermediate School
Stephens Elementary School
Stovall Academy
Stovall Middle School
Teague Middle School
Thompson Elementary School
Victory Early College High School
Vines EC/PK & Head Start Center
Wilson Intermediate School
Worsham Elementary School

Contact information

Aldine Independent School District
14910 Aldine Westfield Road
Houston, TX 77032
Phone: (281) 449-1011

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