Tomball ISD saw student enrollment grow more than 22% from the 2016-17 school year to the ongoing school year while Magnolia ISD sustained at least 4% growth during that time.
Tomball and Magnolia ISDs have similar superintendent salaries despite Magnolia ISD having a few thousand fewer students enrolled.
The two districts had a smaller percentage of English language learners and economically disadvantaged students in 2019-20 than the state average.
The two districts retained more than 80% of teachers from the previous year, according to 2019-20 and 2018-19 metrics for Tomball and Magnolia ISDs, respectively.
The bulk of the funding for the districts comes from local property tax revenue.