District 3 Counties

District 3 includes most of Bexar County and San Antonio and runs south to the Rio Grande Valley and Mexican border.

The counties include:
Bee, Bexar, Brooks, Duval, Gonzales, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, Lavaca, Live Oak, McMullen, Starr, and Wilson.

District 3

What does the SBOE do?

The 15 member State Board of Education along with the Commissioner of Education, oversee the Texas public school system.  
Duties include:
  • Setting academic standards for Texas public schools

  • Approving textbooks for use by Texas students and teachers

  • Overseeing the investment of the Permanent School Fund, an endowment for purchasing schoolbooks.

State Board of Education District 3