Inspire and equip all students to pursue futures beyond what they can imagine
FBISD exists to inspire and equip all students to pursue futures beyond what they can imagine.
WE'RE PROUD OF OUR RESULTS!
Fort Bend ISD is recognized as one of most diverse school districts in the state and nation. The District serves more than 75,700 students, who represent countries from around the world and speak more than 90 different languages and dialects. To ensure that students are well rounded and prepared for success after high school, the FBISD Board of Trustees adopted the Profile of a Graduate in January 2017 that outlines seven traits the District wants graduates to possess, and supports the District’s Mission, Vision, and Core Beliefs and Commitments.
Fort Bend ISD offers innovative programming options to support students at all school levels, including six high school academies, a middle school GT academy, an Early Literacy Center and Early Intervention Academy to support early learners and students in K-1, and various Career and Technical Education courses that provide challenging career pathways for all students.
Fort Bend ISD is also proud of its many national, state and local awards/honors received over the years, including recent awards recognizing best practices, music education, health initiatives, and more. Fort Bend ISD students continue to be recognized as National Merit Scholar Finalists and Semifinalists, and outperform their peers across the state in college readiness indicators, such as the PSAT, SAT and ACT. FBISD was named the 2018 H-E-B Excellence in Education award winner of the Large School District category, and its Board of Trustees earned the 2017 School Board award.
FBISD is recognized on the Gaston Caperton Opportunity Honor Roll for providing underserved students with expanded opportunities in college and career readiness. For 10 consecutive years, FBISD has been designated as one of the nation’s Best Communities for Music Education, as named by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation. FBISD’s Police Department is a “Recognized Law Enforcement Agency,” as named by the Texas Police Chiefs Association Law Enforcement Recognition Program. Fort Bend ISD was named one of Houston’s healthiest employers for the Houston Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers and Healthcare Heroes award in recognition of its wellness program, LiveWell.
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ENRICHING ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Dr. Charles E. Dupre
Dr. Charles E. Dupre was appointed superintendent of schools for the state’s seventh largest school district in April of 2013. With more than 20 years of experience in education, Dupre has a proven track record of increasing graduation rates and improving educational outcomes for students. Dupre is a Certified Public Accountant. His unique background and real-world experience, consisting of educational administration and financial management, have benefited Fort Bend ISD during times of growth, both currently and in his previous role as Associate Superintendent and Chief Financial Officer, a position he held for five years.
In 2013, he joined FBISD from Pflugerville ISD, where he served as Superintendent of Schools and was named the Region 13 Superintendent of the Year in 2012. The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) also recognized Dupre as one of the top five finalists for Texas Superintendent of the Year. That same year, the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce named him Superintendent of the Year in recognition of his efforts to improve college and career readiness rates through the strategic allocation of resources and innovative instructional programming. In June 2008, The University Council for Educational Administration, housed at the University of Texas at Austin, awarded Dupre the Excellence in Education Leadership Award for his dedication to improving the training and development of School Leaders. Currently on the state level, Dupre serves as President of the Equity Center and as an At-Large Member of the Commissioner’s Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) Cabinet of Superintendents. He is also the Region 4 Representative on the TASA Executive Committee. An active member of TASA for 17 years, having served two years on the TASA Executive Committee as an appointed At-Large member (2008-2010), Dupre has served multiple terms on the Legislative Committee, Leadership Development Committee, and Member Services Committee. He is currently a member of the TASA 2025 Task Force that is leading development of the organization’s long-range strategic framework designed to define organization achievement for 2025 – TASA’s centennial year.
Dupre received his BBA with a major in Accounting from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, and his Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from the University of Houston. He received his doctorate in educational leadership at Lamar University in Beaumont. With a passion for serving children and young adults, Dupre has invested countless hours in shaping the future of others, through his role as Superintendent, mentor, Sunday school teacher, camp counselor and friend. He and his wife, Seeju, are the parents of two sons and have a grandson.
Kristin K. Tassin