Students standing in front of welcome sign.


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Working together for student academic success by providing nutritious meals in a cost effective and pleasant environment.


 District calendars are listed and approved two years in advance. For individual schools, only campuses with Google Calendars are featured here.


NISD's mission is to provide all NISD students who are eligible to ride the bus a safe, efficient, nurturing environment that supports the educational and extra-curricular objectives of the district.


Northside ISD continues to enforce its “No Shots, No School” policy. Texas law requires all public school children have current immunizations in order to attend class.

Campus Information

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School Mascot: Rebels

School Colors: Green, Gold

Mission Statement:
In collaboration with families, partnerships, and our school community, it is the mission and responsibility of Sul Ross Middle School to provide all students the opportunity to become productive members of society with life-long learning skills. We will strive to create an environment where students will learn to respect diversity, believe in themselves, and take steps to achieve academically, socially and emotionally.

Portrait of Principal Faustino Ortega
Faustino Ortega - Principal
I am Faustino Ortega, your PROUD principal at Sul Ross Middle School. For the last 10 years, it has been my absolute honor to work alongside this great community. I am very fortunate to be a part of this campus that is rich in tradition, where we firmly believe in building strong and positive relationships with everyone. My goal is to provide your child with a great and safe learning environment, and create many opportunities for each of them to develop their unique potential. Together we will help your child succeed in their journey through middle school and beyond.
Portrait of Vice Principal Sheila Yeager
Sheila Yeager - Associate Principal

The Associate Principal also serves as the Campus Behavior Coordinator. They can be reached by email at or by phone at 210-397-6367.

My name is Sheila Yeager, and I am extremely proud to be part of the Sul Ross family. I am a product of NISD and graduated from Clark High School. I received my Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas Wesleyan University and my Educational Leadership from UTSA. I started my teaching career right here at Ross as a reading teacher. I transitioned to Anson Jones Middle School as a Reading Coordinator, Assistant Principal, Academic Dean as well as Vice Principal. I came back home to Ross Middle School in 2017 as Vice Principal where I have had the pleasure to work with our students, parents, teachers and community. It’s a great day to be a Rebel!

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