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Back to School 2020-2021

Magnolia ISD Back to SchoolThis is a rapidly changing and evolving situation with new guidance on a regular basis from Governor Abbott and the Texas Education Agency (TEA). The District understands that the details surrounding the return to school in August are of the utmost importance to its students, staff, families, and community. This information is subject to change as we receive additional guidance from TEA, the Governor, or state and local officials. Please stay tuned to our website for the most up-to-date information.

Magnolia ISD will start school on August 12th as planned with all students receiving instruction online through Labor Day.




During this postponement of on-campus, in-person learning, we are developing plans around a few areas that allow our staff and students to practice their personal safety protocols and procedures. Additionally, we are working on academic preparations as we plan to welcome students back to our campuses after Labor Day. Plans will be re-evaluated the week of Aug. 24 to make sure Sept. 8 is indeed a viable option for in-person instruction.


After reviewing the information if you have a question, please submit it here.

New Student Registration
Beginning this school year, online registration will be completed for new students including pre-k and kindergarten. Registration requirements and needed documents can be found here
Click here to begin online registration. Step-by-step instructions can be found here
New families needing assistance with registration can contact their campus to schedule an appointment.
Additional details will be announced soon.
For students who do not have a personal computer at home, campuses will have devices available to check out starting on Aug. 10th. Campuses will be posting dates and times on their websites soon.

Many of our parents have shown an interest in purchasing a computer from the district. Based on updated shipping and receiving dates, we are offering two options for purchase:
  • Additional details and specifications can be found here
  • Orders will begin on Aug. 3.
  • Click here to purchase a Chromebook.
  • Click here to purchase a Windows laptop.

Parents can purchase one computer per child who is currently enrolled in MISD.
For families looking to add low cost internet access to their home during the online learning, below are several options. If none of these options are availble for you, please contact your child's campus.

The District is excited to announce the implementation of a new application called Versatrans My Stop® which will allow parents to track their students’ bus locations and arrival times, as well as receive notifications on delays. Parents can use a mobile device, tablet or desktop to view this information through a web browser. This feature will start on August 12th with the new school year.

Download the app iTunes or Google Play

  • Select Magnolia ISD

  • Username - Student ID 

  • Password - Student birthday (example..October 1, 2005 = 10012005)

The app will group all of the parent’s children together.  At the top of the screen next to the student's name is a down arrow which will give a list of all children in that family.


You can find more information including how to find your bus route, request bus changes and more, by clicking here

Beginning Aug. 12, 2020, curbside meals will be available Monday - Friday at all elementary, intermediate, and high school campuses between 9 a.m. and noon. Each meal will include one breakfast and one lunch. Parents will pay for meals based on their child's status and will need to have their student ID number. All payments will need to be made through MySchoolBucks. Costs are as follows:
Free students - no cost
Reduced students - $.30 breakfast; $.40 lunch
Elementary paid lunch - $2.45
Secondary paid lunch - $2.70
Applications for free and reduced lunch will be available online beginning August 1 and can be found at You may also visit the Child Nutrition Office at 110 South Magnolia Blvd. Suite 300 or your child's campus to complete an application.
The district will follow all guidelines provided by UIL, TEA, and the state. All students will be able to participate in extracurricular activities.
September 7 - Season practices begins 
September 15 - First volleyball game  
September 25 - First football game
With the 2020-2021 school year beginning with online instruction, before and after school childcare are not available. The district will re-evaluate the week of Aug. 24 to make sure Sept. 8 is indeed a viable option for in-person instruction at which time before & after school childcare may be made available.
Tax-free weekend: August 7 - 9, 2020
First Day of School: August 12, 2020
Magnolia ISD is committed to the safety and security of all students, staff, and visitors and to promoting a safe and healthy environment for learning and participating in activities. 
Campus Safety
We are honored to continue our partnership with the Precinct 5 Constable's Office to provide a total of 18 officers to campuses around this district. This includes one officer at each campus, full-time. The Constables and MISD administration work in cooperation in the responsibility of the following areas:
  • Campus safety audits
  • Liaison and coordination with other emergency response agencies
  • Coordination of all criminal investigations
  • Video surveillance
  • Safety and security training
  • Canine Dogs
Learn more about campus safety by clicking here.
We consider bullying a serious matter and diligently investigate each allegation and respond with appropriate interventions and/or consequences. You can report bullying through Anonymous Alerts which allows our students and parents to quickly, and easily report urgent information to school officials, anonymously.
Drug & Health Information
Additionally, we are committed to equipping our parents and community with the resources to help promote healthy lifestyles among students and to help them remain drug-free during crucial years of learning and social development. Click here to learn more about drug and health resources available including our random drug testing program.
As this situation continues to evolve, communication will be provided based on the most current guidance from our local, state, and federal authorities. This website will be updated with the latest information.
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