BISD Superintendent

Thomas Price with students


Thomas Price, Ed.D.

Dr. Thomas Price, an administrative leader in Texas public education for more than two decades, became superintendent of Boerne Independent School District, July 1, 2017.

Tommy PricePrior to his arrival in Boerne, Dr. Price served as Deputy Superintendent and Chief Academic Officer in Humble ISD.  He assumed that position in 2012 and was responsible for  curriculum and instruction, professional learning, technology, special education, accountability, career and technical education, advanced academics, bilingual education, fine arts and athletics in the 41,200-student district. He was responsible for the planning and opening of two new elementary schools and a new middle school in Humble.

Under Dr. Price's leadership, Humble ISD was named to the National College Board's AP District Honor Roll, recognizing increased student participation in advanced placement courses and increased AP test scores. He also guided the district to an increased emphasis on dual credit programming, CTE certifications and internships, and double-digit gains in college readiness scores.

Also at Humble, Dr. Price offered oversight for a multi-district science/math collaborative that partnered with Rice University and other institutions to enhance professional development and revise existing elementary science and math programs.

In 2015, Humble ISD earned the HEB Excellence in Education award as the best large public school district in Texas. Two district high schools – Kingwood and Quest Early College - are recognized on the U.S. News list of top high schools in the state.

Prior to his tenure at Humble ISD, Dr. Price served as superintendent at Splendora ISD, Sealy ISD and Anderson-Shiro CISD. He also was assistant superintendent at West Orange-Cove CISD.  His service at Anderson-Shiro and West Orange-Cove afforded Dr. Price opportunities to work in Chapter 41 districts that must operate under the same "Robin Hood" provisions encountered in Boerne ISD.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Price served as executive director for elementary at Port Arthur ISD, principal at Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD and assistant principal at Beaumont ISD. His career in public education began with teaching assignments in Anahuac ISD, Hardin-Jefferson CISD and Beaumont ISD.

Dr. Price studied education as an undergraduate at University of Houston and earned both his Master of Education and Doctor of Education degrees from Lamar University. Tommy and Donna Price have three children, Christopher, Sean and Savannah.
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