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  1. Academics
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  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
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  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Fort Bend Independent School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Sugar Land, TX. It has 73,115 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 82% of students are at least proficient in math and 79% in reading.
Address
16431 Lexington Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Telephone
(281) 634-1000

Fort Bend Independent School District Rankings

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  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
79%
Percent Proficient - Math
82%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1190
3,993 responses
Average ACT
27
1,142 responses

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
73,115
Free or Reduced Lunch
33.6%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,084
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.6%

Finances

Total Expenses
$580,513,000
Expenses Per Student
$8,679/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    62%
  • Support Services
    34%
  • Other
    4%

Fort Bend Independent School District Reviews

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When I think about fort bend independent school district, I think of diversity and family! Fort bend independent school district is very welcoming to families of all backgrounds living in sugar land, Missouri city, and Fresno. The district’s top priority is academics and essentially puts students first! Excellent academics being offered throughout the schools! Schools such as Clements and Dulles have great clubs and activities such as FFA and Band/orchestra. Overall, fort bend independent school district is outstanding!
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Not only is it diverse, but they take several measures to ensuring that all students feel welcome and supported through free/reduced meals, and other programs set in place to help the students graduate. Additionally the superintendent and other board members are continually working to ensure that all complaints from teachers, and parents are being addressed. Through the creation of the group, Student VOICES, high school students are also given a platform to vocalize issues within their individual high school campuses. Lastly, with every nationwide concern, like school shootings, Fort Bend ISD, raises awareness of these issues, and takes certain measures like increasing front door security and hiring more police officers at elementary schools to ensure that the students and their families feel safe. Overall, I would recommend this district to any individual looking to enroll their children in a public school.
My experience with Fort Bend Independent School District has been very pleasant. I love the diversity on all of the campuses and how professional and helpful the staff is. Also, I like how Fort Bend takes pride in their district. If I had to change one thing it would probably be more college course opportunities for the high school students. College is very expensive and this will alleviate some of the expenses. I would also like to see courses that teaches students how to manage their money properly. Overall Fort Bend Independent is a great district to be a part of!