School Districts

Camp Summit enhances reading comprehension for 2,700 students

Nearly 3,000 CFISD elementary school students enhanced their reading skills over the summer by participating in one of nine Camp Summit sites.

Camp Summit, which ran from June 13-July 21, catered to kindergarten through second-grade students needing additional support in reading.

A total of 2,735 students attended the camps at Andre’, Emery, Holmsley, Horne, Millsap, Post, Walker, Willbern and Wilson elementary schools.

Students proudly took books home each night and brought them back the next day after reading to their families.  

Spring ISD Grad Walk Volunteers Reach Out Into the Community to Change Lives

More than 350 volunteers were on the move all over the Spring community on Saturday, Sept. 10, reaching out to students who have not returned to school this year.  

Spring ISD staff members joined forces with community members as they gathered at every school campus in the district before travelling to the homes of students who have not been attending school, or who are at risk of not graduating.

Lamar CISD earns 5-Star rating

Lamar CISD is one of only 44 school systems in the entire state to achieve the 5-Star rating, indicating strong academic progress and low spending.

This is the third straight year Lamar CISD received the 5-Star designation.

The program, formerly the Financial Allocation Study for Texas (FAST), was created by the 81st Texas Legislature. The Legislature directed then-Comptroller Combs to “identify school districts and campuses that use resource allocation practices that contribute to high academic achievement and cost-effective operations.”