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
  • 7th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 02/09/2018**
  • $53k

    starting salary

    updated 02/23/2018
  • $74k

    max salary

    updated 02/23/2018
  • 3
    in accordance with state law

    years to tenure

    updated 04/12/2017
  • 175

    days in student
    school year

    updated 10/04/2017
  • 187

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 10/04/2017
  • 215,627

    students

    updated 02/09/2018**
  • 11,645

    teachers

    updated 02/09/2018**
  • 76%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 02/09/2018**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under board policies (Updated in Database every three years).
  • Collective bargaining is explicitly illegal. Teachers may join professional association.
  • Teachers do not collectively bargain with Houston Independent School District.

Student Demographics

updated 02/09/2018**

*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 2015-2016 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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