How We Communicate

Tools and Resources to Connect

With more than 33,000 students, 4,500 staff members and 47 schools, SBISD uses several tools to ensure effective and timely communication with parents, families, students and community members.

Phone, text & email alerts

SBISD uses School Messenger for phone calls regarding

  • attendance

  • school closings and delayed openings

  • emergency alerts and information

  • general school announcements

Already have a student in SBISD? Check your alert and message settings in Family Access to ensure you're receiving important alerts.

Social channels

Connect with SBISD on social media including
  • Facebook

  • Twitter

  • Instagram

  • Vimeo

View Our Channels

Subscribe to news

SBISD offers district eNews publications to parents and community members.

News publications feature important information and headline news throughout the district.



In times of inclement weather or other emergencies impacting district operations, including delayed starts and school closures, the district will contact parents and staff via multiple sources. Local media will also be contacted.

View SBISD's emergency communications and procedures.

SBISD utilizes Peachjar for flyer distribution.