How We Communicate
Tools and Resources to Connect
With more than 35,000 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
- 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.
Connect with SBISD on our social media including
Subscribe to news
SBISD offers district eNews publications to parents and community members.
eNews publications feature important information and headline news throughout the district.
SBISD also utilizes Peachjar for flyer distribution.
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 process for emergency communications.
If you have a question or want to send us good news, contact the communications office via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.