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The district has ten elementary schools: Lakewood Elementary, Willow Creek Elementary, Canyon Pointe Elementary and Wildwood Elementary in the southern part of the district, Tomball Elementary in the central, Decker Prairie Elementary in the north, Rosehill Elementary in the west and Creekside Forest Elementary, Timbercreek Elementary & Creekview Elementary in the northeast.

Students receive instruction in language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, music, art, and physical education. Certified librarians, art, physical education/health, and music instructors are staffed on each campus. Full-time counselors and nurses also serve each school. Support services include special education, gifted and talented, ESL/Bilingual, reading intervention and math intervention

Northpointe Intermediate, Oakcrest Intermediate, and Tomball Intermediate provide an instructional arrangement uniquely designed for the young adolescent.

Teachers work with students in extended blocks of time for the core academic subjects of language arts and mathematics.  Other subjects include science, social studies, PE and fine arts electives. Exploratory classes include art, band, choir, and general music.
Tomball Junior High School and Willow Wood Junior High School serve our seventh and eighth-grade students through a seven-period daily schedule. Seventh grade required courses are: English/language arts, mathematics, science, and Texas history. Eighth grade required courses are: English/language arts, mathematics, science, and U. S. history. Physical education is required to be taken in both the seventh and eighth grade. One semester of keyboarding and one additional CTE course are required to be taken in seventh grade.

Electives may be chosen from: art, athletics, band, choir, crafts, foreign language (Spanish), career investigations, creative writing, health, introduction to business, introduction to record keeping, introduction to speech, theater arts, and Leadership Officer Training Corps.

Advanced classes in seventh and eighth grade are offered in the core subjects. In eighth grade, advanced math and science are for high school credit.

HIGH SCHOOL (Grades 9-12)
Tomball High School and Tomball Memorial High School operate on a seven-period schedule with the school year consisting of two semesters. Over 250 courses are offered to prepare students for post-high school learning and work. Advanced placement and dual credit courses are offered in 24 different areas ranging from art to physics.

Excellence is a priority of our high schools as is reflected in the mission statement.  Student achievement is at the center of the schools which consistently receive awards for performances in academic competitions, on the fields, and the stages.

The Tomball Star Academy, Early College High School provides a rigorous, supportive learning environment that blends high school and the first two years of college. Students may earn up to 60 college credit hours and an Associates of Art degree by the time they graduate from high school free of charge.
The Tomball Connections Academy is an alternative campus setting serving the Alternative Education Program and an adaptive behavior classroom. This campus includes students in grades 5-12 for Tomball ISD. The staff of TAEC is committed to helping all students make academic and behavioral progress.

Special Education services are provided in the least restrictive environment considered appropriate for individual students. The Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD) serves eligible students aged 3 through 5. A continuum of services is available for eligible special education students in grades K-12. This continuum includes in-class support, specialized support, self-contained programs, as well as, related services.  Related services include counseling, occupational and physical therapy, and adapted physical education, transportation, orientation and mobility services, and health services.