EDUCATION FOCUS: See how enrollment, superintendent salaries and student demographics stack up in Tomball, Magnolia ISDs

Both Tomball ISD and Magnolia ISD are projecting additional students enrolled in the 2021-22 school year.
Both Tomball ISD and Magnolia ISD are projecting additional students enrolled in the 2021-22 school year.

Both Tomball ISD and Magnolia ISD are projecting additional students enrolled in the 2021-22 school year.

Tomball ISD, defined as a fast-growth district, has seen steady enrollment growth since 2018-19 with more than 19,000 students anticipated for the 2021-22 school year. Magnolia ISD saw its enrollment dip from 2019-20 to 2020-21 but anticipates an additional 250 students for the 2021-22 school year, according to district projections.

The three districts also saw salaries increase in 2021-22 for starting teachers. See how the starting and superintendent salaries stack up.


Despite decreasing property tax rates for the districts since 2018-19, the amount property owners pay in school taxes has remained relatively steady or even increased during that time.


The two districts are primarily comprised of white and Hispanic or Latino students, according to state data.


Substitute daily pay ranges in the districts based on certifications.

By Chandler France

Reporter, Tomball/Magnolia

Chandler joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Southern California, where he was the executive editor of Annenberg Media. He previously interned with the company in Gilbert, AZ and with the Beacon Project, an investigative reporting team in Los Angeles. Chandler is originally from Laguna Hills, CA.

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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