District IX

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District IX Quick Facts:

  • Total Students: 21,826
  • Percentage of HISD Students in District (2017-2018): 10.2%
  • Neighborhoods Served: Central Southwest, South Acres, Sunnyside, and Westbury
  • Total Schools: 29
  • Number of IR Campuses (2018-2019): 3*
  • Current Trustee: Wanda Adams
  • Next Election: 2021

*Includes campuses that did not meet state standards, but are not labeled IR due to a Hurricane Harvey waiver.

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Wanda Adams

Wanda Adams has been the District I trustee since 2014, and her seat will be up for election in 2021. Wanda graduated from Kashmere High School in HISD. She earned her bachelor’s degree in public affairs and her master’s in public administration from Texas Southern University.

Wanda is currently on her second term as a trustee, and previously served three terms on the Houston City Council. She is also the South Regional Vice President for the Texas Caucus of Black School Board Members, a trustee for the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and a member of Leadership Houston Class 30. To learn more about Wanda, visit the HISD Board website.

As part of Houston GPS’s work in advocating for effective school board governance, we attend each school board meeting and grade the trustees on our five core values: impact, collaboration, stewardship, equity, and leadership. See our rating chart for Wanda Adams to see her ratings over time. To learn more about our ratings, see our Mission and Core Values and our grading rubric.

Email Wanda Adams at wadams2@houstonisd.org.

Elementary Schools:

  • Almeda
  • Anderson
  • Foerster
  • Fondren
  • Frost
  • Grissom
  • Gross
  • Halpin ECC
  • Hines-Caldwell
  • Hobby
  • Inspired for Excellence West (5-8)
  • King ECC
  • Law
  • Milne
  • Montgomery
  • Parker
  • Peterson
  • Reynolds
  • Tinsley
  • Windsor Village
  • Woodson (K-8)
  • Reagan (K-8)

Middle Schools:

  • Lawson
  • Welch

High Schools: 

  • Madison
  • South Early College
  • Victory Prep Academy South
  • Westbury
  • Worthing

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