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San Antonio's largest school district of choice

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Passionate & Dedicated Staff

We foster an environment where highly qualified educators inspire and motivate students.

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Future Ready Leaders

We lay the foundation for students to succeed in college, career, or the military.

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Challenging Academics
We offer a variety of academic programs designed to engage all students.
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Diverse Population
We recognize all students’ individualized needs in an inclusive environment.

Your future starts in Northside ISD

Established in 1949 by the consolidation of 12 rural school districts, Northside Independent School District (NISD) today is 355 square miles of urban landscape, suburban communities, and rural Texas hill country. In addition to the 120 public schools (including seven specialized magnet programs) that NISD operates, northwest Bexar County is also a higher education and research center magnet.


You belong in Northside ISD

We believe every student deserves the highest quality education and it’s our mission to transform their learning experience. We know the keys to student success are dedicated, passionate teachers engaging with students and giving each one the opportunity to create and learn in new and exciting ways. We also know those relationships between students, families, educators, and the community are vital for student success and help each student find their voice so they can contribute and engage in their communities now and in the future.

Northside is home to more than 106,000 students in 120 schools, including our high school and middle school magnets, helping every student grow in confidence, curiosity, and capability. Each student can choose from unique graduation plans ensuring all students have the opportunity to learn and succeed.

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NISD-TV produces a variety of informational and promotional videos about Northside's educational programs, schools, staff members, students, challenges and successes. The professional staff at NISD-TV have been recognized with numerous awards from the Texas School Public Relations Association.


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