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Why Magnolia ISD?

Magnolia Independent School District is a district where traditional values meet innovative programs. Magnolia ISD provides all the amenities of a large, urban district with the small-town feel of a close-knit community. Modern facilities and advanced programs attract great families and outstanding teachers.

Located 45 miles north of Houston and to the west of The Woodlands, Magnolia ISD encompasses 150 square miles, serving over 14,500 students and employing over 2,000. The district provides a well-balanced curriculum to meet the needs of all students offering advanced academics, concurrent college and high school enrollment credit, career, and technical education career paths and certifications, early childhood, full-day kindergarten, and a strong academic core.

Magnolia ISD provides an educational environment where students work hard to reach their academic goals and their maximum academic potential. This is why the district is dedicated to being the best district in the state of Texas!

We offer:

Starting teacher salary 

Bus drivers
  • $19/hr and can earn an additional $2/hr for trips
  • $17/hr paid training
  • Drivers receive a FREE chef prepared breakfast daily
  • Low-cost daycare at $50 a month
  • Work between shifts with Child Nutrition and earn additional pay

We are a growing district with new housing, master-planned communities and commercial development. Magnolia has the small-town feel of a close-knit community, making it a great place to live and work. We have a culture of developing civic-minded, responsible students through our nation and state-recognized academic programs and extracurricular opportunities. We are located approximately 40 miles northwest of Houston near The Woodlands.

Culture in Magnolia ISD

We are focused on keeping the "main thing" our students, but we are also focused on showcasing our staff, honoring and celebrating each of them and all that they do for the students in Magnolia ISD each and every day. 

There are many events, celebrations, and recognitions that we have created, and take part in throughout the year. We kickoff each school year with a fun, and exciting Convocation, and close out the year with our Campus Appreciation Event. With the help of the Magnolia Education Foundation, there are also several staff recognitions, grant opportunities, and scholarship programs happening throughout the year. 

Magnolia ISD is a great place to work, and live!

2022 Elementary Teacher of the Year, Jennifer Beckman

Each year we are proud to host all of our Staff Banquet in which we celebrate and honor one teacher, one paraprofessional and one rookie of the year from each of our 15 campuses. A district winner is also named at this event. 

2023 Elementary Staff Volleyball Tournament

We enjoy some outside of the classroom fun at our staff volleyball tournament.

BBI Christmas Admin

We host an annual Christmas Celebration where staff are invited for lunch, live holiday entertainment, raffles, and more to kickoff the holiday break!

2021 Campus Appreciation Event

To kickoff the summer, we host our Campus Appreciation event where staff are invited for a meal, fellowship and and end-of-the-year gift.

Magnolia Education Foundation

The Magnolia Education Foundation is a non-profit organization that is focused on supporting the staff and students in Magnolia ISD through employee recognitions, funding of classroom grants, scholarship opportunities and sponsoring the district's annual Magnolia Reads Jubilee. 

Ways the Foundation helps:

Employee Recognitions:

  • $500 grant to the two District Rookies of the Year
  • Celebrate each Teacher of the Month
  • Celebrate a Bus Driver and Monitor each month
  • Star Educators - a unique way for parents and the community to nominate and recognize their favorite educators focused on making an impact on students

Grants:
To-date, the Foundation has awarded nearly $1 million in classroom and educator grants. The purpose of the grants is to enhance, promote, and augment classroom instruction in areas not allotted regular budget funds. These grants directly impact the quality of education for Magnolia ISD students while also growing our teachers professionally.

Scholarships:

  • Senior Star Scholarship - open to all graduating seniors who's parent is an MISD employee
  • Coach Morris Scholarship - open to all graduating seniors, funded by the family of Alex Morris, a former Magnolia West High School teacher and coach to honor his life and legacy.
  • Ready to Teach Scholarship - Through the Coach Morris Endowment, full-time Magnolia ISD employees who are obtaining an Alternative Teacher Certification and to paraprofessionals who are working towards become teachers.
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MEF Star Educator
MEF Senior Star Scholarship Recipient 2022

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