Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

The Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District (CFISD, often referred to as Cy-Fair) is an independent school district in northwest unincorporated Harris County, Texas, United States. Cy-Fair ISD is the largest Recognised school district in the state of Texas with 75 out of 78 campuses receiving an 'Exemplary' or 'Recognised' rating by the Texas Education Agency in 2010.

The district covers a small portion of Houston (including the Fairbanks section), the city of Jersey Village, and other unincorporated areas in Harris County (including Cypress). The district covers 188 square miles (490 km2) of land.

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD is part of the taxation base for Lone Star College System (formerly North Harris Montgomery Community College District).

As of 17 January 2011, the district had 83 general-purpose campuses (fifty-two elementary schools, 16 middle schools, eleven high schools, and four special programme facilities).

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