Houston ISD (HISD) Top Magnet Schools

According to the district, Houston Independent School District is the largest in Texas and the seventh largest in the United States. Approximately 211,000 students throughout Houston attend 282 schools. In the 2012-2013 academic year, 15% were Gifted/ Talented and 92% of students were categorized as Title I, “economically disadvantaged.”

Public Magnet School programs in the Houston area are usually structured in three different ways:

  • Schoolwide Magnet – A