Want to learn more about North East ISD? Below is a collection of facts and links to district resources. These items cover topics that range from new student information to district initiatives to student activities and more.
Welcome to North East
For 54 years, North East ISD has built a tradition of excellence based on academic and extracurricular success. NEISD is home to more than 66,000 students and continues to grow by 1,200-1,300 students annually. All campuses are fully accredited by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).
Welcome Brochure (pdf) | Tools for New Students | Administration
Board of Trustees
NEISD is governed by a 7-member Board of Trustees, each representing a certain area of the district. The Board is led by President Beth Plummer, Vice President Susan Galindo and Secretary Sandy Hughey.
Board of Trustees | Board Welcome Brochure
Campus and District Facilities
NEISD is home to 65 campuses, 12 magnet schools/programs and eight alternative schools. The district is the second largest school district in the San Antonio area. It spans approximately 144 square miles in the north central and northeast sectors of Bexar County.
Campus Listings | Boundaries and Maps| Search for a School by Street Name
A Recognized School District
For the third year in a row, NEISD earned a TEA rating of Recognized for the 2009-2010 school year. NEISD has 25 campuses rated Exemplary and 30 schools rated Recognized for the 2009-2010 school year. Only 8 campuses were rated Academically Acceptable, and no campuses in the district received a rating of Academically Unacceptable.
Ratings | Reports
Business Partners and Volunteers
For the 2009-2010 school year, 2,408 businesses and organizations partnered with NEISD. More than 11,000 volunteers contributed 335,870 volunteer hours to our schools.
Business and Community Partners | Volunteers
Eyes on the future, Technology at North East
NEISD takes a proactive, integrated approach in addressing the health of its students and employees and focuses on disease management, physical activity and healthy lifestyles. NEISD's award winning Indoor Air Quality and Asthma Awareness Education programs have helped decrease emergency-inhaler usage and visits to the school nurse by 50 percent. Every day, approximately 37,000 lunches are served to NEISD students, with meals including whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables.
Wellness | School Nutrition | Healthy Lifestyles video
The four recent bond programs for the NEISD were executed in 1995, 1998, 2003 and 2007. These bonds focused on new schools for growth, replacements, major additions/renovations for older campuses, science labs, technology, extracurricular programs, HVAC upgrades and roofing.
The 2010-2011 budget reflects $504,023,996 in revenue and $494,829,982 in expenditures. As the result of a spending reduction program, the district was able to cut more than $12 million in expenditures from its last budget.
Understanding NEISD Finances
College and Career Readiness
Several programs guide students to reach their maximum potential after high school. College-readiness initiatives, including Pathways, College Connections, Gateway to College, AVID, Dual Credit and Advanced Placement, prepare students for higher education. Workforce opportunities also give students exposure to career options after high school, including work-based training, clinical rotations, apprenticeships, Tech Prep Articulated Credit with Alamo Colleges and Statewide Advance Technical Credit.
College and Career Readiness
NEISD's Division for Instruction and Technology works to prepare all students for college, career readiness and global competitiveness in the 21st century.
NEISD Community Relations posted 1,916 news and event items to the district Web site, as well as pitched 124 items to the local media for the 2009-2010 school year. In spring of 2009, NEISD launched its Twitter feed, tweeting at least three times per week. Last year, North East Community Relations responded to almost 600 media requests.
Media Center | Follow us on Twitter
NEISD students involved in extracurricular activities, including Fine Arts, Athletics, JROTC, and Peer Assistance Leadership (PAL), are more likely to have fewer school absences and discipline referrals, and make higher grades than students not participating in these areas.
Athletics | Fine Arts | JROTC
North East Community Education reaches out to schools, businesses and other community agencies and organizations to serve the lifelong learning needs of the North East community so that people of all ages, interests and needs can better themselves and the community.
At NEISD more than 27,200 students are transported twice each school day. This is 9,628,800 student rides per school year. NEISD school buses travel almost 9,000 miles each school day or approximately 4.5 million miles each year.
Transportation | Route Schedule