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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.

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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.
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Christina Lozano - 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.

Christina Lozano was born and raised in Houston, Texas. After attending public schools in Fort Bend ISD, Ms. Lozano earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Texas at El Paso. In 2016, she earned her Master of Education from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Ms. Lozano’s teaching career began in 2008 at Fort Bend ISD as an IPC teacher and freshman boys soccer coach. In 2009 she moved to San Antonio where she taught science at Kazen Middle School and then Biology at South San High School. While at South San ISD she coached the high school's girl’s soccer team along with Kazen Middle School volleyball and basketball teams. In 2012, she joined the teaching and coaching staff of John Marshall High School in Northside ISD. At Marshall High School, Ms. Lozano continued teaching Biology and coaching athletics. As the Head Cross Country Coach and Assistant Girls' Soccer Coach, Ms. Lozano believed in instilling the value of hard work and leadership in students and athletes. While pursuing her master’s degree, Ms. Lozano went on to teach science at Rawlinson Middle School; there, she developed a passion for positively impacting and influencing middle school learners. In 2018, she accepted a campus leadership position as Assistant Principal of Rayburn Middle School. In 2021, Ms. Lozano was an Assistant Principal at Rudder Middle School, overseeing attendance initiatives and discipline. In August of 2023, Ms. Lozano Joined the Ross community as Associate Principal. She is excited to be part of Rebel Nation helping all our students achieve amazing things.

Ms. Lozano’s mission is embodied through her relationships with students and their families to support in students’ overall success and growth to reach their maximum potential.

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