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: $598.7 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, Texas.
Aldine Independent School District is located in north Harris County, Texas. The county seat of Harris County is Houston. Harris County is home to 4,092,459 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1]


Harris County overperformed in comparison to the rest of Texas in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 28.1 percent of Harris County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 26.3 percent for Texas as a whole. The median household income in Harris County was $53,160 compared to $51,563 for the state of Texas. The poverty rate in Harris County was 17.9 percent compared to 17.4 percent for the entire state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2013[1]
Race Harris County (%) Texas (%)
White 70.7 80.3
Black or African American 19.5 12.4
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.1 1.0
Asian 6.8 4.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 1.7 1.8
Hispanic or Latino 41.6 38.4

Presidential Voting Pattern, Harris County[2]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote Other Vote
2012 587,044 586,073 15,468
2008 590,982 571,883 8,607
2004 475,865 584,723 7,380
2000 418,267 529,159 27,396

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[3][4]


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.[5]

School board

The Aldine Independent School District is overseen by a seven-member board elected by district to four-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
Viola M. Garcia Position 7 Secretary 2015
Alton Smith Position 2 Assistant Secretary 2015
Rose Avalos Position 3 Member 2017
Patricia Ann Bourgeois Position 1 Member 2015
Rick Ogden Position 4 Member 2017

School board elections

See also: Aldine Independent School District elections (2013)

Members of the board are elected to four-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.


The table below displays the budget for Aldine Independent School District:[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
2014-2015 $407,033,175 68% $75,080,487 12.5% $101,354,826 16.9% $337,138 0.1% $14,930,790 2.5% $598,736,416
Averages: $377,216,816 67% $72,731,408.5 13% $104,564,701 18% $335,069 0% $10,518,885 2% $565,366,879.5

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

See also

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