Tomball ISD, considered a fast-growth district, has seen its enrollment grow more than 22% since the 2016-17 school year, as Magnolia ISD has added more than 500 students in that time, growing 4%. While both Tomball and Magnolia ISDs are growing districts, the districts have a smaller percentage of economically disadvantaged and English Language Learner students than the state on average, 2019-20 data shows.

Student enrollment

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.

Student stats

The two districts had a smaller percentage of English language learners and economically disadvantaged students in 2019-20 than the state average.

Teacher stats

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.