Humble ISD History
- Humble ISD started as Harris County Common School District No. 28.
- Humble High School celebrated it's 100th birthday during 2017-2018 (1 year before Humble ISD celebrated it's 100th birthday).
- Louise Panzarella was the first woman to serve on the Humble ISD School Board (she was elected in 1969).
- There have been 12 Superintendents in Humble's history.
- Charles Cunningham is the first African-American to serve on the Humble ISD School Board (he was elected in 2007).
- Humble ISD almost merged with the East & Mount Houston School District in the 1950s. It was voted down by the Humble citizens. East & Mount Houston later became North Forest ISD. North Forest ISD was shut down by the State, and merged with Houston ISD in 2013.
- Only two Humble ISD schools are named for people: Jack M. Fields, Sr. Elementary School & Ross Sterling Middle School.
- German actress Franka Potente (Run Lola Run, Bourne Identity) spent some time as a foreign exchange student at Humble High School during her junior year (1992-1993).
- The West River School (1888-1909) was located where southern half of the Humble Cemetery on Isaacks Road now stands.
- W. W. Williams, who served on the school board for District No. 35 (1907-1909, 1912-1918), District No. 50 (1918-) and Humble ISD (1923-1929), was the grandson of Joseph W. Dunman (the man who opened the first school in the Humble area).
- Linda Avina, former librarian for Humble Elementary, worked for Humble ISD longer than anyone: 41 1/2 years.
- We really did have Principal named Jack Daniels who served as Principal of the Moonshine Hill School (the Woodward School).
- Actress Deborah Foreman (Real Genius, Valley Girl, My Chauffer) spent her junior year at Humble High School (1978-1979).
- Only two women have ever been the Principal of Humble High School: Frances R. Hyde (during its first year) and Donna Ullrich (who happens to be Principal during it's 100th year).
- Dr. Al Moore has served on the board longer than anyone...27 years!