The mission of the educators of Galena Park Independent School District is to prepare students to become productive citizens and lifelong learners. Over 22,500 students are taught in 27 campuses situated along the Houston Ship Channel in east Harris County. There are 2 early childhood centers, 15 elementary schools, 5 middle or intermediate schools, a ninth- grade center, 2 traditional high schools, 1 early college high school and 1 center for at-risk youth.

The Galena Park ISD Education Foundation works to enrich, enhance and maximize the quality of education for all students. With its community, local business and in the district, it has raised over one million dollars since its inception. The foundation has funded innovative teaching grants and furnished student scholarships. With its growing, diverse population Galena Park ISD is leading students to a brighter future.