In Houston ISD, the number of teachers as well as overall student enrollment has seen a downward trend over the past the years. However, the average starting salary for a teacher in the district has increased over the years.

Student enrollment



Student enrollment in HISD dropped by almost 15,000 students between the school year 2019-20 and 2020-21.

Average district salaries




Compared to the state average, there were no discernible gaps in the average salaries for HISD.


Total number of teachers




The number of teachers employed by HISD took a sharp dip between the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years.

Starting teacher salary




The starting teacher salary for HISD increased by around $5,000 in the past four years.


2021-22 student statistics




The percentage of economically disadvantaged students as well as the percentage of English learners was higher in HISD compared to the state average. On the other hand, the percentage of special education students was lower than the state average.