Core Values

I AM SBISD

Our Values: The Spring Branch Way

The foundation of success, for our students and our school system, is rooted in our core values and these values define the Spring Branch Way. 

Our five Core Values affirm who we are, what we stand for, how we treat each other, what we prioritize, and what guiding principles we live by as members of the Spring Branch ISD family. Our Core Values are easily remembered as The Five C’s. They focus us on what matters most and provide a unified sense of purpose. These essential, non-negotiable ideals and expectations define who we are as Spring Branch ISD, individually and collectively, when we are at our best.

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Every Child - We put students at the heart of everything we do.

  • Every child. Every day. Every minute. Every way.
  • What’s Best for the Child Drives the Decision
  • Infinite Possibilites Through Education

Collective Greatness - We, as a community, leverage our individual strengths to reach challenging goals.

  • Surpass Expectations
  • Everyone’s Work Matters
  • Diversity Makes Us Stronger

Collaborative Spirit - We believe in each other and find joy in our work.

  • Each of Us is Committed to All of Us
  • Together We’re Better
  • Assume the Best

Limitless Curiosity - We never stop learning and growing.

  • Empowered to Innovate
  • Tenaciously Embrace Challenges
  • Unleashed Potential

Moral Compass - We are guided by strong character, ethics and integrity.

  • Personal Responsibility
  • Kindness and Mutual Respect
  • Trustworthiness

Every member of the Spring Branch family - educators, parents, students and community members - will adopt and share this set of values as we work to best serve students on their educational journey.


The #IAMSBISD award recognizes individuals and groups that embody the core values. Award medallions are presented by senior staff and awardees are recognized at Board of Trustees meetings.