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Magnolia Independent School District, Texas

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Magnolia Independent School District
Magnolia, Texas
Magnolia ISD logo.jpg
District Profile
Superintendent:Dr. Todd Stephens
Enrollment:39,901 students
Number of schools:16
Budget: $100.3 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Deborah Rose Miller
Board members:7
Term length:3
Magnolia Independent School District is a school district in Texas that serves Montgomery County. It is the 89th-largest school district in Texas, serving 11,895 students in 16 schools with an operating budget of $100.3 million.[1]

About the district

Magnolia Independent School District is located in Montgomery County, Texas
Magnolia Independent School District is located in Montgomery County, Texas. The county seat of Montgomery County is Conroe. The county's population was 455,746 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[2]


Montgomery County outperforms the rest of Texas in terms of higher education attainment, median income and poverty rate. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 30.1% of Montgomery County residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees compared to a 26.3% rate for the state of Texas. Montgomery County had a median income of $66,422 in 2010 compared to $51,563 for Texas. The poverty rate for Montgomery County was 12.3% in 2010 compared to a 17.4% rate for the rest of the state.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2012[2]
Race Montgomery County (%) Texas (%)
White 90.2 80.6
Black or African American 4.6 12.3
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.0 1.0
Asian 2.4 4.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 1.6 1.7
Hispanic or Latino 21.7 38.2


The superintendent of Magnolia Independent School District is Dr. Todd Stephens. Prior to this role, Stephens was serving as assistant superintendent. Stephens has his Bachelor's degree from Abilene Christian University, his Master's degree from Tarleton State University and his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Prairie View A&M University. He and his wife, Becky, have two children.[3]

School board

The Magnolia School Board consists of seven members who are elected at-large to three-year terms. While candidates run for specific positions on the ballot, they represent the entire district.[4]

Magnolia School Board
Member Role Position # Term Ends
Deborah Rose Miller President Position 2 2016
Steve Crews Vice President Position 1 2016
Billy Thompson Secretary Position 6 2015
Chuck Adcox Assistant Secretary Position 7 2015
Kristi Baker Trustee Position 4 2014
Gary Blizzard Trustee Position 3 2016
Charlie Riley Trustee Position 5 2014

School board elections

See also: Magnolia Independent School District elections (2014)

Members of the Magnolia school board are elected at-large to three-year terms. Three seats were up for election in May 2013; Board President Deborah Rose Miller, Board Vice President Steve Crews and trustee Gary Blizzard were elected to the board. Two seats will be on the ballot on May 10, 2014 and two seats in May 2015.


Magnolia Independent School District published its annual budget on their district website.[1]

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
2010-2011 $67,448,007 64.3% $13,203,691 12.6% $10,361,948 9.9% $8,087,034 7.7% $5,835,804 5.6% $104,936,484
2011-2012 $65,899,939 65.7% $13,177,153 13.1% $10,636,954 10.6% $7,850,966 7.8% $2,771,649 2.8% $100,336,661
Averages: $66,673,973 65% $13,190,422 13% $10,499,451 10% $7,969,000 8% $4,303,726.5 4% $102,636,572.5

Teacher salaries

Teachers in Magnolia Independent School District earn annual salaries based on years on the job as well as educational achievement. Teachers with a Bachelor's degree and no experience start out earning a salary of $45,000 and can earn up to $59,411 after 25 years of experience. Stipends of $500 are given to those with Master's degrees and $1,000 to those with a doctorate.[5]

Schools in Magnolia ISD


Magnolia Independent School District serves 39,901 students. Magnolia Independent School District does not publicly archive enrollment data.[6]

District schools

Magnolia Independent School District operates 16 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[7]

Magnolia Schools
School Name
ALPHA Academy
Bear Branch Elementary School
Bear Branch Junior High School
DAEP School
Ellisor Elementary School
Lyons Elementary School
Magnolia Elementary School
Magnolia Junior High School
Magnolia Sixth Grade Campus
Magnolia High School
Magnolia Parkway Elementary School
Magnolia West High School
Nichols Sawmill Elementary School
Smith Elementary School
Williams Elementary School

Contact information

Magnolia ISD logo.jpg
Magnolia School Board
31141 Nichols Sawmill Road
Magnolia, TX 77355
Phone: (281) 356-3571

See also

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