Grapeland ISD maintains a student population of approximately 575 students. Our students benefit from a diverse student demographics and the opportunity to obtain an outstanding education. Our community and surrounding area maintain a vital interest in our schools and we continually develop new partnerships that benefit our students and connect them with our community. Our school board members and superintendent take an active role in setting high expectations for the district and providing support to reach the goals. District Administration believes in developing strong instructional leadership skills and insuring that effective instruction and student engagement is promoted. Student success is the focus of the district and all GISD employees and parents form a partnership to obtain this goal.
Grapeland is a rural and peaceful community-minded town located in Houston County with a population of about 1,400. the area offers opportunities for residents and visitors to enjoy parks, lakes, unique shops, festivals, sports activities and year-round events. The grapeland community has a rich heritage of academic, agriultural and athletic tradition wich continues due to te "Sandie Pride Never dies" mentality of our GISD faculty, students and alumni.Major area employers span the fields of industry, education and agricultre. The average family size is 2,5. The ethnic composition of the school is 63% Anglo, 21% African-American; 13% Hispanic and 3% other ethic groups. Within the GISD District, 69% of our students are economically disadvantaged. Area students have great avenues of higher education, a community college campus in Crockett, Angelina College and two four year universities, Stephen F. Austin State University and Sam Houston State University. A bright future eist for the students and residents of Grapeland, Texas.
Beliefs and Mission
It shall be the mission of GISD to educate all of its students to their fullest potential.
We beleive that all students can learn.
We believe that community involvement maimizes student learning.
We beleive that the students of Grapeland ISd are our greatest assets.
We believe in clearly defined goals and high academic expectations for all students.