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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Houston, TX. It has 116,512 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 56% of students are at least proficient in math and 53% in reading.

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
53%
Percent Proficient - Math
56%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1180
5,443 responses
Average ACT
25
2,933 responses

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
116,512
Free or Reduced Lunch
49.9%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,737
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.8%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$12,484/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    65%
  • Support Services
    29%
  • Other
    6%
Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    A-
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$51,140
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$990
National
$949
Median Home Value
$161,300
National
$184,700

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District Reviews

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I absolutely love Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District! I've been a part of this district since kindergarten, and I'm now a junior in high school. CFISD offers endless opportunities to its students, allowing me to find my ideal career path and follow my passion. Additionally, CFISD teachers always ensure that they're explaining the material in a thorough, understandable manner. CFISD is constantly striving to improve by involving itself in big projects, introducing new technology, and most of all, welcoming students with open arms into a place they feel safe. Safety is CFISD's number one priority because even during the COVID-19 outbreak, they were able to react in an responsible way by closing schools and handing out laptops and lunches to struggling families. Also, they were more lenient with grading, a critical factor during such uncertain times. After my years of experience with CFISD, I believe that it is one of the most proactive and considerate districts nationwide.
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I absolutely love Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District! I have been in this district since I was in kindergarten I am a sophmofs at Bridgland High School. The exposure and experience from living within this community is honestly incomparable. The district is continuously evolving to a better community, it strives to meet the needs of parents and students, also teachers and by far some of the best. CFISD ensures that you're ready for the next level and they're willing to anything it takes to get you there. The schools are well developed with exclusive technology, staff is brilliant , and students are welcoming. Also the sports are something that can't be missed with great stadiums and players. I love CFISD.
This schooling district was, in comparison to similar districts, average throughout most categories. The exemplary categories would include the diversity, dedication, qualifications, and readiness of teachers in all subjects of study. Every class attended felt unique and interesting due to the student and teacher interactions that help foster and promote healthy learning habits that lead to success further up in every students educational career. This is no doubt a recipe for a student who works hard and completes their goals, both short term and long term, and in the end find themselves in areas of study or careers that they have grown interest in or passionately pursued.