Here's what schools Tomball, Magnolia may play after UIL realignment

The Magnolia and Magnolia West varsity football teams face off during the annual Magnolia Bowl. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Magnolia and Magnolia West varsity football teams face off during the annual Magnolia Bowl. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Magnolia and Magnolia West varsity football teams face off during the annual Magnolia Bowl. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

Editor's note: This story previously referred to Tomball and Tomball Memorial playing schools in District 14. The schools are part of District 15.

On Feb. 3, the University Interscholastic League announced its 2020-22 district realignment, which determines each Texas high school's athletic conference for the next two years. Tomball High School will move from Conference 5A to Conference 6A for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years, according to UIL realignment information, while the athletic conference for the other three high schools in Tomball and Magnolia ISDs remain unchanged.

UIL classifies schools into conferences based on enrollment. Conference 6A includes high schools with more than 2,220 students enrolled. According to UIL calculations, 2,448 students attend Tomball High School. At Tomball Memorial High School, which moved from Conference 5A to Conference 6A in the last realignment for 2018-20, there are roughly 2,543.5 students, according to UIL calculations.

Magnolia and Magnolia West high schools will remain in Conference 5A for the next two years. Conference 5A high schools have enrollments of between 1,230-2,219 students.

According to UIL rankings, Magnolia High School enrolls 2,001 students and Magnolia West High School enrolls 2,107 students.

Which schools will Tomball and Magnolia play?

During the regular season, schools will compete within their respective conferences, regions and districts. Here is the breakdown for Tomball and Magnolia schools with the latest realignment.

Tomball and Tomball Memorial high schools

Conference 6A, Region 2, District 15 (Football, basketball and volleyball)

District 15 schools include: Klein, Klein Cain, Klein Collins, Klein Forest, Klein Oak, Tomball and Tomball Memorial

Magnolia and Magnolia West high schools

Conference 5A, Division 1, Region 2, District 8 (Football)

District 8 schools include: Cleveland, College Station, Caney Creek (Conroe), Lufkin, Magnolia, Magnolia West, New Caney, Porter (New Caney) and Waller

Magnolia and Magnolia West high schools

Conference 5A, Region 3, District 19 (Volleyball and basketball)

District 19 schools include: Brenham, Bryan Rudder, College Station, College Station A&M Consolidated, Katy Paetow, Magnolia, Magnolia West and Waller
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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