The Board of Trustees of the Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District will hold a public hearing from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017, in the Board Room of the Hardin-Jefferson ISD located at 520 W Herring St, Sour Lake, Texas.  At the meeting the Board will hear comments from all interested or affected persons regarding the Petition submitted by Mr. Allen Pride seeking the detachment from Beaumont ISD and annexation to Hardin-Jefferson ISD of real property in the City of Bevil Oaks located in Jefferson County.

Any persons wishing to make comments for the consideration of the Hardin-Jefferson ISD Board of Trustees may attend and participate in the hearing. The Hardin-Jefferson ISD Board of Trustees will also consider and may take action to adopt findings of fact and a resolution regarding the petition for detachment and annexation.

HJISD Now Accepting Limited Open Enrollment Applications

Hardin-Jefferson ISD will consider applications for the District’s limited open enrollment program for the 2017-2018 school year.   Applications will only be considered for campuses and grade levels determined to have available capacity. Applications for the following will be considered:

Sour Lake Elem 4th Grade                Henderson Middle 6th Grade

Sour Lake Elem 5th Grade                Henderson Middle 7th Grade

China Elem 2nd Grade                       High School 9-12th Grades

China Elem 3rd Grade

China Elem 4th Grade

Applications can be downloaded from the HJISD website here.  Only complete applications will be accepted and considered.  Acceptance determinations will be made in June 2017 for fall enrollment.

HMS Teacher Finalist in HEB Excellence in Education Award

Congratulations to HMS teacher Diana Schneider! She has been selected as one of five state finalist for the HEB Excellence in Education Lifetime award. She will compete for the state award in May and a potential cash prize. We here at HJISD are lucky to have her working with our students on a daily basis, and we wish her the best in the upcoming competition.

Snider HEB Award

Snider with administrators


ribbon cutting ceremony held for
new playground at Sle

Our sincere thanks to the Sour Lake Elementary PTO for donating the new playground.  The ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.