District 196 is accepting applications from families interested in having their students attend a magnet school in the 2024-25 school year. The deadlines to submit applications are Jan. 5 for the five elementary magnet schools, Dec. 15 for Valley Middle School of STEM and Dec. 22 for the School of Environmental Studies optional high school for juniors and seniors.
Our mission is to educate learners to reach their full potential in developing daily life skills.
Post-secondary and career training
Through the IEP process, students receive support, resources and training with choices based on individual need.
Model and teach life skills while encouraging students to be responsible and productive members of our community.
Supported by District 196, we create relationships with community organizations that allow students to make important connections.
Voters in Independent School District 196 elected incumbents Jackie Magnuson, Cory Johnson and Sachin Isaacs, and candidate Anna Williams to fill four open seats in the Nov. 7 School Board election.
For the fifth year in a row, Independent School District 196 is included on Forbes’ annual list of Best-in-State Employers.
Twelve residents of Independent School District 196 filed candidacy for the School Board during the two-week filing period that ended Aug. 15 and will vie for four open seats in the Nov. 7, 2023 School Board election.