Katy ISD graduations postponed to June; proms still set for June dates

The district has also secured backup graduation dates in July. (Designed by Jose Dennis/Community Impact Newspaper)
The district has also secured backup graduation dates in July. (Designed by Jose Dennis/Community Impact Newspaper)

The district has also secured backup graduation dates in July. (Designed by Jose Dennis/Community Impact Newspaper)

High school seniors at Katy ISD will have to wait a little longer to receive their diplomas, as the district announced April 22 it has postponed May graduation ceremonies to June due to social distancing guidelines and school closures set by the governor. It has also secured backup dates for July.

As of April 22, high school proms are on schedule to be hosted June 10-13 and 15-18 at the Leonard Merrell Center, according to the district. Prom tickets are free for seniors and their guest.


However, prom details may change if future state or local orders restrict social distancing and large gatherings, per KISD.

Seniors will receive information April 29 on how to pick up their graduation accessories, such as caps, gowns, cords, collars and tickets to the ceremony, according to the district. Information about picking up personal items left at campus will also be provided at that time.

Here is the June graduation schedule.

  • June 20: Mayde Creek High School, 9 a.m.; Cinco Ranch High School, 2 p.m.; Seven Lakes High School, 7 p.m.

  • June 21: Morton Ranch High School, 2 p.m.; Tompkins High School, 7 p.m.

  • June 23: Paetow High School, 7 p.m.

  • June 24: Katy High School, 7 p.m.

  • June 25: Taylor High School, 7 p.m.

  • June 26: Simon Youth Academy, 10 a.m.; Raines High School, 2 p.m.


Here are the backup July graduation dates.


  • July 11: Mayde Creek High School, 9 a.m.; Cinco Ranch High School, 2 p.m.; Seven Lakes High School, 7 p.m.

  • July 12: Morton Ranch High School, 2 p.m.; Tompkins High School, 7 p.m.

  • July 14: Paetow High School, 7 p.m.

  • July 15: Katy High School, 7 p.m.

  • July 16: Taylor High School, 7 p.m.

  • July 17: Simon Youth Academy, 10 a.m.; Raines High School, 2 p.m.

By Jen Para
Jen joined Community Impact Newspaper in fall 2018 as the editor of the Katy edition. She covers education, transportation, local government, business and development in the Katy area.


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