GISD Facts

    • 7,050 students in grades PK 3-12
    • Public Private Early Childhood Center (MECC – Moody Early Childhood Center)
    • District of Choice (families aren’t assigned a school based on geographic location)
    • Mega Magnet High School – 4 Small Learning Communities
    • Teen Health Center – Free Health Care 0-21
    • 5 Elementary Schools, 3 Middle Schools, 1 PK-8 Serving Bolivar, 1 High School, 1 Alternative School, and 1 EEC
    • National Blue Ribbon School // Schools To Watch // T-STEM Designation Campus // Nationally Certified Magnet Schools of America Campuses (Morgan, Oppe, Ball HS)
  • DEBT SERVICE

    • Funds collected only for the repayment of debt (i.e., annual principal and interest payments).
    • May only be used if the district receives voter approval.
    • Under current State mandate, districts may set an I&S tax rate not to exceed $0.50 per $100 valuation (GISD Current: $0.095).
    • Debt Service Funds are NOT subject to the “recapture” formula.
    • Dickinson ISD – $0.50 (If Bond Passes)
    • Santa Fe ISD $0.362
    • Clear Creek ISD $0.360
    • Friendswood ISD $0.417 (If Bond Passes)
    • Galveston ISD $0.204 (If Bond Passes)

Elementary Children
Elementary band children
High school children