Houston Independent School District

Houston, Texas

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Houston Independent School District. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
Retrieved from: https://www.nctq.org/contract-database/district/Houston-Independent-School-District
  • 8th

    largest school district
    in the country

  • $54k

    starting salary

  • $80k

    max salary

  • 3
    in accordance with state law

    years to tenure

  • 209,772

    students

  • 11,967

    teachers

  • 80%

    free/reduced lunch

Labor context

  • Collective bargaining is explicitly illegal. Teachers may join professional association.
  • Teachers do not collectively bargain with Houston Independent School District.

Student Demographics

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2016-2017 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.
***Native Populations includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native students

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