Katy, Texas is known for its wonderful quality of life that blends with the modern amenities that so readily available as a suburban area outside of Houston, TX. One of the biggest reasons homes and real estate in Katy, TX sell so well and have survived the economic issues of the day, is largely attributed to the much-touted Katy Independent School District. The district currently has 51 campuses k-12 but is continually adding more it seems. Katy ISD covers 181 square miles of real estate in Katy, TX including real estate in Waller, Harris and Ft. Bend Counties.
With an enrollment of over 56,000 students in an expanding region that exemplifies progress, Katy ISD is one of the fastest growing school districts in Texas. It’s annual growth rate is about 5-6% projected through 2016. This has required voters to approve in the 2006-2007 school year a $269 million bond election for more schools, additions and remodeling of existing campuses, technology, land for sale, buses and portable buildings in Katy. All of this growth, coupled with the projections of continued growth, testify to the positive value of buying or selling homes in Katy, Texas and the quality of the investment in Katy real estate.
Instructional quality is also evident with any kind of look into the Katy ISD. Stephen Reddell, a REMAX realtor at REMAX Cinco Ranch in Katy, TX., worked as a math teacher, coach and administrator in the Katy ISD school system and has lived in Katy since 1994. Due to his experience in the school system he can help you make good decisions about the schools that would work best for you and your children’s needs. The Katy ISD is guided by a district-wide curriculum and development plan. It aides Katy educators in development, delivery and assessment of student learning and achievment as well as continued monitoring and development of the curriculum itself. Katy students consistently surpass statewide achievement levels at every grade-level. Extra-curricular and co-curricular activities also consistently win awards and championships. Katy truly is one of the nation’s most highly sought after school districts and has been for many years.
Katy ISD also prides itself on partnering with the community and the parents to help student achievment continue to grow in a positive direction. Katy ISD is committed to ensuring that each child meets learns at high levels and that it comprises a staff of professionals with a common goal to ensure student learning. The emphasis is on meeting the needs of each student through engaging instruction, a supportive classroom environment, and a wide variety of extracurricular activities.
For more information about Katy ISD, visit their website at www.katyisd.org.
For more information about real estate issues in Katy or West Houston contact Steve Reddell. He is a licensed REMAX real estate agent in Katy, Texas you can trust. You can contact him directly at 281-994-5173 or visit him on the web at www.katyfamilyhomes.com.