Welcome to the Hempstead Independent School District's website!
Whether you are visiting our website as a current or prospective resident, a present or potential employee, a possible, current or past student, or as someone who is just interested in public education, we hope the information provided on our website serves you well.
The Hempstead ISD's goal is to be an exemplary school district, and communication with all of our public is paramount to achieving this goal. We are proud of our programs, our staff and our students; therefore we are eager to share our enthusiasm for all of our district's accomplishments.
Our website will be contiuously growing and improving. We welcome your suggestions as to how our information pages could be more useful to you.
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AN OVERVIEW OF OUR DISTRICT
The slogan of the Hempstead Independent School District, Promoting Excellence in Education for All Students Through TEAMWORK, exemplifies the attitude and the environment of the school. Enormous change and improvement ranging from academics to facilities characterize the key features of the Hempstead School District.
The district is conservative in its approach to learning with a strong emphasis on basic skills; however, innovative and progressive methods of instruction and curriculum have produced powerful results in a short period of time.
A great amount of enthusiasm and excitement exists at this time with the many positive changes which are occurring in the Hempstead Independent School District.
Encompassing 190 square miles, Hempstead ISD has one early childhood school (PK-2), one elementary school (3-5), one middle school (6-8) and one high school (9-12). With the passage of bond issues in 1996/2001/2006, the district has undertaken an aggressive building and renovation program.
AN OVERVIEW OF OUR COMMUNITY
Hempstead is a community of approximately 5000 people located less than 50 miles northwest of Houston. The community has a friendly, small town atmosphere, yet all of the conveniences of a big city are just a short drive away.
Nature has provided a beautiful landscape for the area that is particularly known for its abundance of wildflowers. An advantage to the school district is that Hempstead is still a town which supports local education with many of our students representing second and third generation families that have resided in Hempstead for many years.
The diverse population of the community also offers rich cultural experiences for students and staff alike.