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District V

Quick Facts:

  • Total Students: 29,577
  • Percentage of HISD Students in District (2018-2019): 14%
  • Neighborhoods Served: Bellair, Braeswood, Gulfton, Meyerland, Rice Village, Southside Place, and West University
  • Total Schools: 32
  • Number of IR Campuses (2019-2020): 1
  • Current Trustee: Sue Deigaard
  • Next Election: 2021

Current Trustee: Sue Deigaard

Sue Deigaard has been the District V trustee since January 2018, and will be up for election in 2021. She currently serves as the Board President. Sue has been a resident of District V for 30 years. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English and flute performance from Rice University.

Sue was a 2015 New Leaders Council fellow and a fellow with the American Leadership Forum Class XLIII on community education. In addition to serving as a HISD Trustee, Sue volunteers as Houston City Council appointee to the Houston Center for Literacy Board, chair of the Communications Committee for Arts Access Initiative, and parent representative on the HISD District Advisory Committee. To learn more about Sue, visit the HISD Board website.

Email Sue Deigaard at [email protected].

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 Sue Deigaard to see her ratings over time.

Elementary Schools

  • Braeburn
  • Condit
  • Cunningham
  • Elrod
  • Energized for Excellence ECC
  • Energized for Excellence ES
  • Herod
  • Horn
  • Kolter
  • Longfellow
  • Lovett
  • McNamara
  • Mistral ECC
  • Poe
  • The Rice School/La Escuela Rice (PK-8)
  • Roberts
  • Rodriguez
  • Sutton
  • Twain
  • West University

Middle Schools

  • Energized for Excellence
  • Energized for STEM
  • Fondren
  • Las Americas
  • Long Academy
  • Meyerland Perf. & Visual Arts
  • Pershing
  • Pin Oak

High Schools

  • Bellaire
  • Challenge Early College
  • DeBakey HS for Health Professions