Published artists

Seven La Porte High School art students will have their work published in a nationally distributed book. Click here for details.

Jaxon Melton

Jaxon Melton signed a national letter of intent to continue his athletic and academic career at Sterling College in Sterling, KS. The Warriors are part of the NAIA and compete in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference. Jaxon’s mom Alisha Melton works in the attendance office at La Porte High School. 

LPSportsNet Coach's Show

Meet the newest member of the La Porte Bulldog family, Jackson Tarr -- our new head football coach and athletic coordinator. He sat down with Corey Marlar on The Coach's Show on LP SportsNet.

Jonathan Barragan

Jonathan Barragan inked a national letter of intent to play tennis and study at Schreiner University in Kerrville. The Mountaineers play in the Southern Athletic Conference. Barragan is coached by Matthew Hausler.

Rookie of the Year

Congratulations to Gerius Roman, La Porte ISD's 2020-21 Rookie of the Year! Mr. Roman teaches math at James H. Baker Sixth Grade Campus.

Summer School

Visit your campus website for important information about 2021 Summer School.

2021 Hayloft Gallery

Click here to view the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's 2021 Hayloft Gallery. (Can view by district.)

La Porte Tennis signings

From Bulldogs to Beavers! Congratulations to Diego Diaz and Ben Austin, who have signed national letters of intent to study and play tennis at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, IA!

Principals of Year

Congratulations to our Region 4 District Principals of the Year!

Directors posing with band Sweepstakes Trophies

All three La Porte High School bands earned Sweepstakes in the same year for the first time in school history. Details here.

Terince Siafa

Terince Siafa signed a national letter of intent to continue his education and football career at West Texas A&M University. Want to see more college-bound Bulldogs? Click here.

Reagan Talley

Reagan Talley signed a national letter of intent to study and play volleyball at Southwestern Christian University in Bethany, Oklahoma. Seated (left-to-right) are brother Easton Aaron, Mom/Head Volleyball Coach Melinda Stone, and Talley. Standing (left-to-right) are brother Zak Stone, Stepfather David Stone, Stepmother Jessica Talley and father Zane Talley.

Tucker Tettenhorst signing day

Tucker Tettenhorst signed a national letter of intent to continue his academic and athletic career at Louisiana College. He is pictured with his step-mother Lynn and his father John.

Jordan Perry signing day

Jordan Perry signed a national letter of intent to play football and continue studying at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. He is pictured with his father Michael Perry, a La Porte High School teacher and coach.

Calendar of Events

Welcome Home to the District by the Bay

Large enough to have something for everyone – small enough to care about everyone

We Are La Porte

Graduates walking

Earn a free associate degree through La Porte ISD's Accelerated College Education Program.

Students receive free tuition and books at San Jacinto College as they complete their associate degree while at La Porte High School. Traditional dual credit classes are also offered for students who want to earn college credits while in high school.

National Blue Ribbon School flag

National Blue Ribbon Schools

La Porte ISD is home to two campuses – Jennie Reid Elementary and Lomax Elementary – that have earned distinction as National Blue Ribbon Schools.


Early Childhood Center

...from the cradle

La Porte ISD provides a nurturing environment for our youngest children, from six weeks through prekindergarten, at our Early Childhood Center. This tuition-based program is conveniently located at Heritage Elementary School.

LP Water Polo

Outstanding athletics programs

From athletic training to water polo, our athletics program has produced numerous standouts, including state and Olympics champions.

The Wiz

And the award goes to...

La Porte ISD's performing and visual arts programs consistently feature individual and group award-winners. Make plans to attend La Porte High School's annual musical, which is known statewide for its production value. 

News & Happenings

Jackson Tarr, Crosby ISD’s defensive coordinator, will become the next head football coach of the La Porte Bulldogs. Lisa Basile and Jose Lozano, meanwhile, will take over the principal helm for the 2021-22 school year at Bayshore and Leo A. Rizzuto Elementary schools, respectively.

The 17th Annual La Porte Education Foundation Golf Tournament held on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, raised more than $32,00. The money will be used to fund innovative, creative instructional projects that benefit the students and teachers of the La Porte Independent School District.

When David Hernandez crosses the La Porte High School graduation stage on May 28, he’ll still have some unfinished Bulldog business. Hernandez, on June 12, will represent La Porte in the 2021 Bayou Bowl as an offensive lineman on the East team. The game is set to be played at Stallworth Stadium in Baytown.

La Porte ISD assistant principals Jesse Loudermilk and Blake Minor will be the next principals of The Academy of Viola DeWalt High School and La Porte Jr. High School, respectively. Julie Abram, Dickinson ISD’s director of advanced academic programs, meanwhile, has been named the district’s executive director of teaching and professional learning, a new position whose purpose is providing leadership and supervision in curriculum and instructional development, revision, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of the district’s curriculum. Her charge also includes oversight of the district’s professional learning.

By The Numbers



Individual State Track & Field titles by
La Porte student-athletes since 2002.  



UIL Sweepstakes awards won by La Porte ISD performing arts programs in 2020-21. 



Languages spoken by
La Porte ISD families



Scholarship dollars (millions) earned by
La Porte ISD seniors
in 2017 & 2018



Consecutive Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Art Super Show awards earned by
La Porte ISD students.