Katy ISD

KATY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

The Katy ISD is a flourishing suburban school district that encompasses 181 square miles. Student enrollment has grown to more than 60,000 served by 53 schools - including six, four-year high schools. The district offers an outstanding instructional program with facilities, equipment and materials that are among the best in the state.

  • Texas Education Agency "Recognized" District
  • 44 percent of District's teachers with more than ten years of experience
  • 23 percent of teachers have advanced degrees
  • 32 Katy ISD schools are rated "Exemplary" or "Recognized" by the Texas Education Agency
  • All secondary schools are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Three new elementary schools (Tom Wilson Elementary, Ray and Jaime Wolman Elementary and Fred and Patti Shafer Elementary) and a new junior high school (Seven Lakes Junior High)
  • Katy ISD Education Foundation supports educational programs for both students and staff personnel
  • An award-winning Partners in Education program provides approximately one volunteer for every three children in the district
  • Katy ISD campuses have earned wide acclaim, including National Blue Ribbon Schools, Texas performance awards and commendations and inclusion on lists of the state's most outstanding schools prepared by both the Texas Business and Education Coalition and Texas Monthly Magazine.
  • A "What Parents Want" award-winning school system as identified by SchoolMatch®. Only 16 percent of the nation's 15,571 public school districts have been recognized by SchoolMatch, an independent service which helps relocating families meet their children's school need


Students who live in the Lakeside and Creekside sections of Cross Creek Ranch attend schools in the Katy Independent School District.

Shafer Elementary, 5150 Ranch Point Dr., Katy, TX 77494

Katy ISD’s newest elementary school opens for the 2012-13 school year directly across from Cross Creek Ranch.  This new school will provide students Pre-K thru 5 with a learning experience in a modern, state-of-the-art setting fitting the caliber of the Katy ISD. 

Seven Lakes Junior High School, 6026 Katy-Gaston Rd., Katy, TX 77494

Katy ISD’s newest junior high school opens for the 2012-2013 school year serving students grades 6-8. Spacious classrooms with the latest teaching technologies, state-of-the-art science labs, first-class athletic facilities round out the school's unique educational experience.

Seven Lakes High School, 9251 S. Fry Rd., Katy, TX 77494

Recognized campus serving students in grades 9-12. In 2011, 100 percent of the school’s 11th grade students met or exceeded the State of Texas’ test standards in Reading, 99 percent in Science, English/Language Arts and Math.  In 2012, the school was ranked 277th in the nation out of 27,000 public high schools in the U.S. by Newsweek Magazine.  The campus is home to 21 science labs, 16 computer labs, wireless technology and a performing arts center.  It also houses a Natatorium with diving equipment, football/soccer fields, baseball fields and nine tennis courts.