Magnolia Independent School District, Texas
|Magnolia Independent School District|
|Superintendent:||Dr. Todd Stephens|
|Number of schools:||16|
|Website:||School Home Page|
|Board of Education|
|Board president:||Deborah Rose Miller|
About the districtMontgomery County, Texas. The county seat of Montgomery County is Conroe. The county's population was 455,746 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.
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.
|Racial Demographics, 2012|
|Race||Montgomery County (%)||Texas (%)|
|Black or African American||4.6||12.3|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||1.0||1.0|
|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.
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.
|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
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.
|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|
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.
Schools in Magnolia ISD
Magnolia Independent School District serves 39,901 students. Magnolia Independent School District does not publicly archive enrollment data.
Magnolia Independent School District operates 16 schools listed below in alphabetical order:
|Bear Branch Elementary School|
|Bear Branch Junior High 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|
- School board elections portal
- Magnolia Independent School District elections (2014)
- Texas school districts
- List of school districts in Texas
- Magnolia Independent School District, "Magnolia Independent School District FISCAL YEAR: 2011-12," accessed December 2, 2013
- U.S. Census, "Quick Facts: Montgomery County," accessed March 10, 2014
- Magnolia Independent School District, "Superintendent," accessed March 11, 2014
- Magnolia Independent School District, "MISD School Board," accessed March 11, 2014
- Magnolia Independent School District, "Hiring Schedule 2013-2014 School Year," accessed March 11, 2014
- National Center for Education Statistics, "ELSI Table Generator," accessed February 18, 2014
- Magnolia Independent School District, "Schools," accessed March 11, 2014