The Comal Independent School District is a fast-growing and innovative district with more than 27,300 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Families are attracted to Comal ISD because of its family values, neighborhood schools and safe environments. Academics, fine arts, athletics and citizenship are emphasized at the 32 campuses located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.
Comal ISD is excited to welcome Mario De La Rosa to the district as the new executive director of safety and security. He brings 27 years of experience both in law enforcement and in schools, and he looks forward to getting to know the community.
Annually, students are nominated to attend the American Legion Texas Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Texas Girls State leadership programs to learn what it takes to run a city, county and state government. This year, 25 students represented Comal ISD in these programs.
A planning committee, called Comal Forward, met for the first time this school year to discuss the challenges and opportunities that Comal ISD faces as it continues to grow on average 1,600 students a year.
Once more, Comal ISD is among the best of the best in the state of Texas when it comes to art education. The district just earned its fourth TAEA District of Distinction Award for its well-rounded education that advocates and integrates visual arts curriculum in the classroom, in the community and beyond.
Annually, students from across the state participate in weeklong, overnight camps, to learn about Texas in the Education in Action's summer Lone Star Leadership Academy camps. This year, Comal ISD, had seven student representatives at these camps.
Comal ISD is excited to celebrate 10 years of sponsoring district-wide chess tournaments for students of all ages and skill levels. This year's champions will go head-to-head in an invitation-only Tournament of Champions in May. Let the games begin!
This summer, a Comal ISD aviation student took one step closer to fulfilling her dream of becoming an astronaut by completing the Aim High Flight Academy and earning 15 hours towards her pilot's license.