After UIL realignment, see which high schools Tomball, Magnolia ISDs may play this year

The University Interscholastic League released its conference and district realignments for 2018-20 on Thursday.

The University Interscholastic League released its conference and district realignments for 2018-20 on Thursday.

The University Interscholastic League announced its 2018-20 district realignment Thursday, which determines each Texas high school's athletic conference for the next two years. Tomball Memorial High School will move from Conference 5A to Conference 6A for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years, according to UIL realignment information.

UIL classifies schools into conferences based on enrollment. Conference 6A includes high schools with more than 2,190 students enrolled. According to UIL rankings, 2,247 students attend Tomball Memorial High School.

Tomball, Magnolia and Magnolia West high schools will remain in Conference 5A for the next two years. Conference 5A includes high schools with 1,150-2,189 students enrolled.

According to UIL rankings, Magnolia High School enrolls 1,990 students and Magnolia West High School enrolls 2,107 students. Tomball High School enrolls 1,993 students.

Enrollment growth

The UIL last realigned and reclassified schools in 2016 for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years. At that time, Tomball Memorial High School enrolled 2,019 students, according to UIL rankings. Tomball High School enrolled 1,731 students.

Enrollment at Magnolia High School totaled 1,941 students, while Magnolia West High School enrolled 2,049 students ahead of the 2016 UIL realignment.

Which schools will Tomball, Magnolia play?

During the regular season, schools will compete within their respective conference, region and district. Here is the breakdown for Tomball and Magnolia schools.

Tomball Memorial High School 
Conference 6A, Region 2, District 14
(Football, basketball and volleyball)
District 14 schools include:

  • Bridgeland

  • Bryan

  • Cypress Lakes

  • Cypress Park

  • Cypress Ranch

  • Cypress Springs

  • Cypress Woods

  • Langham Creek

Tomball, Magnolia and Magnolia West high schools
Conference 5A, Division 1, Region 2, District 8
District 8 schools include:

  • College Station

  • Caney Creek

  • Lufkin

  • Waller

  • Willis

Tomball High School
Conference 5A, Region 3, District 20
(Basketball and volleyball)
District 20 schools include:

  • Caney Creek

  • Kingwood Park

  • Huntsville

  • Montgomery

  • Lake Creek

  • New Caney

  • Porter

  • Willis

Magnolia, Magnolia West high schools
Conference 5A, Region 3, District 19
(Basketball and volleyball)
District 19 schools include:

  • Brenham

  • Rudder

  • College Station

  • A&M Consolidated

  • Paetow

  • Waller

Read more about the UIL realignment here.
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.


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