District II

District III Quick Facts:

  • Total Students: 24,517
  • Percentage of HISD Students in District (2017-2018): 12%
  • Neighborhoods Served: Eastex, Fifth Ward, Independence Heights, Kashmere Gardens, and Trinity Houston Gardens
  • Total Schools: 41
  • Number of IR Campuses (2018-2019): 8
  • Current Trustee: Kathy Blueford-Daniels
  • Next Election: 2023

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Kathy Blueford-Daniels

Kathy Blueford Daniels was elected as the District II trustee in November 2019, and her seat will be up for election again in 2023. Kathy attended Dogan Elementary, Fleming Middle School, and graduated from Wheatley High School. She attended Houston Community College and is a lifelong Houstonian and resident of Fifth Ward.

Kathy worked as a postal manager for 28 years and currently serves as a Community Liaison for State Senator Borris Miles. Kathy is the Precinct Chair for Senate District 13, a member of the board of directors for CAN DO Houston, and former President of the Greater Fifth Ward Super Neighborhood. To learn more about Kathy, visit the HISD Board website.

As part of Houston GPS’s work in advocating for effective school board governance, we attend each school board meeting and grade the trustees on our five core values: impact, collaboration, stewardship, equity, and leadership. See our rating chart for Kathy Blueford-Daniels below to see her ratings over time. To learn more about our ratings, see our Mission and Core Values and our grading rubric.

Email Kathy Blueford-Daniels at [email protected].

Elementary Schools:

  • Atherton
  • Berry
  • Bruce
  • Burrus
  • Cook
  • Coop
  • Dogan
  • Elmore
  • Fonwood ECC
  • Garcia
  • Henderson, N.Q.
  • Highland Heights
  • Hilliard
  • Isaacs
  • Kashmere Gardens
  • Kennedy
  • McGowen
  • Oak Forest
  • Osborne
  • Paige
  • Pleasantville
  • Ross
  • Scarborough
  • Shadydale
  • Smith
  • Stevens
  • Wesley

Middle Schools:

  • Black
  • Flemming
  • Forest Brook
  • Henry
  • High School Ahead Academy
  • Holland
  • Key
  • Mickey Leland College Prep Academy for Young Men (6-12)
  • Secondary DAEP (6-12)
  • Williams

High Schools: 

  • Kashmere
  • North Forest
  • Washington
  • Wheatley

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