A seven-member Board of Trustees serves as the legal agent
of the State of Texas in carrying out the will of the citizens
of the Aldine Independent School District in the matters of
public education. The school board is the policy-making body
for the school district.
In addition to setting policy, the board of education also
hires the superintendent
of schools, holds regularly scheduled meetings to conduct
the business of the district, approves employment and termination
of personnel, approves the budget and sets the tax rate, approves
property purchases, approves new building plans, awards bids,
hears grievances of employees, students, and citizens of the
district, and authorizes collection, disbursement and auditing
Aldine voters elect their school board members on the first Tuesday of November. Aldine’s seven trustees are elected community volunteers who serve four-year terms. At the meeting of the board in December, the board elects a president , vice president, secretary, and assistant secretary to serve for one-year terms.