Waller ISD has closed on 16.12 acres of land in Jubilee, a new master-planned community in Hockley, for an elementary school expected to serve roughly 850 students, according to a June 24 news release.

The overview

Costs for design and construction of the school will be included in a bond package in November’s election, according to the release.

Eight homebuilders have begun selling houses in the master-planned community, which is planned to have 4,200 homes, and around 175 acres have been set aside for schools within Jubilee, according to the news release.

“Having an on-site school plays an important role in our efforts to deliver a community centered on the well-being of residents,” June Tang, vice president and general manager of Jubilee, said in the news release.

What else?

WISD currently serves just over 9,400 students, with that number expected to grow to 14,000 by 2027, according to the news release.

Jubilee is currently zoned to:

  • I.T. Holleman Elementary School
  • Waller Junior High School
  • Waller High School
Quote of note

“What could be more comforting to parents than knowing their young children attend school close to home?” Tang said.