Katy, TX (January 12, 2016) Katy ISD Superintendent, Alton Frailey, announced on Tuesday that he would be stepping down from his post this August. Frailey has been a public school educator for 33 years, nine of those are as the Superintendent with Katy ISD. He made the announcement early so the Board of Trustees would have ample amount of time to recruit and select the best possible replacement.
Frailey acknowledged that there are still five months of the school to complete and he is dedicated to remain working to continue fostering learning environments beneficial to student success.
While in office, Frailey was a part of the vast achievements received by school in Katy ISD. The eight consecutive years of sustaining the Texas Education Agency’s highest ratings, to being ranked this year by Niche as the number one school district in the Houston area, to students consistently outperforming the state in SATs and ACTs, the highly regarded fine arts departments, FFA and athletic programs, to two successful community developed bond referendums, to working with advisory councils such as the Superintendent’s Student, Employee, Parent and Community Roundtables, and the enhanced financial picture, and becoming a national leader in the implementation of technology innovations.
In his letter to Katy ISD, Frailey thanks the Board members, parents, faith leaders, business partners, and volunteers for all of their hard work. He sent out a special thank you to the principals and office staff saying he respects and admires them and all the hard work they provided during the past nine years.