Here is a look at some of the other differences between the three districts including superintendent salaries, starting teacher salaries and teacher retention rates.
Conroe ISD started out the school year expecting about 66,000 students, while Tomball and Magnolia ISDs expected enrollment to climb by just a few students in the 2020-21 school year.
The superintendent and starting teacher salaries in Conroe ISD are higher than those in neighboring Tomball and Magnolia ISDs, which also serve portions of The Woodlands area.
Conroe, Tomball and Magnolia ISDs have less than the state average number of economically disadvantaged students and English language learners.
Conroe ISD has nearly 4,000 teachers, and a retention rate of 86.1%. In comparison, Tomball ISD has fewer than 1,100 teachers, while Magnolia has around 850.