R. E. Kirby Middle School
North Forest Independent School District is a school district based in northeast Houston, Texas. The district has had a history of financial and academic issues since the late 1980s, and as of 2013 the state is proceeding to have the district closed.
In 2009, the school district was rated "academically unacceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.
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