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Why Choose GISD?


"Galveston ISD: A Model of Public Schools of Choice and Magnet Communities"

Find YOUR Choice Career in Galveston ISD!


Competitive Pay

  • $57,000 Starting Teacher Salary

Prime Location

  • Located on an Island
  • One hour from Houston
  • Beach and Bay Access (32 Miles of Beach)

Additional Employee Benefits

  • TRS Active Care Insurance
  • PC for Every Teacher
  • Critical Shortage Area Stipends
  • Training and Mentor Teacher Programs


Unique Schools = Dynamic Opportunities

  • Ball High - Magnet Communities within school
  • Expansive CTE Program
  • Fine Arts Academies (for all grade levels)
  • STEM and STEAM Academies
  • Traditional Schools with Programs of Choice

Career Advancement Support

  • Data Driven Instructional Support
  • High-quality Job-Embedded Professional Development
  • Teacher Career Pathways
  • Educator Mentoring and Support