RISD Growth

Last update: 3.11.2022

Royal Re-Imagined

Growth is coming to Royal, and Royal ISD must strategically plan for it.

Jeff Dewese, senior vice president of land for The Signorelli Co., stated, “Waller County is rapidly growing, quickly becoming a major destination to live, work, and play for families of all sizes.”

Royal High School student Melani Alanis completed an article about district growth during her 2021 Katy Times internship. Click here to read all about it!

This page will keep the community informed of developments coming to our area. We are excited to welcome future Falcons and are committed to strategically planning for their arrival. Please follow this page and our social media pages to stay updated on district growth. Please join us in welcoming all the new Falcons who will be joining us in the coming months and beyond!

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FALCON FACILITY NEWS

You asked and we listened. We have been asked what we are doing out of our Maintenance & Operations budget to address some of the district's facility needs. Superintendent Kershner will be releasing regular updates on the improvements being made to Royal campuses and facilities!

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WELCOMING FUTURE FALCONS

FREEMAN RANCH

Overview

Freeman Ranch by LGI Homes features move-in-ready homes that provides homeowners with an incredible 2-acre community park with a splash pad, playgrounds, picnic gazebo, and an open recreation field. As of February 18, 2022, Freeman Ranch has three completed sections and two new sections planned. Homes are selling quickly in Freeman Ranch, with 43 homes sold in the four weeks prior to February 25, 2022 and construction starting on 6-8 homes each week.

Click here to learn more!

Upon completion, the development will include a total of five sections and 812 homes:

  • Sections 1 and 2: 210 homes

  • Section 3: 227 homes

  • Section 4: 199 lots

  • Section 5: 176 lots

Press Releases

LGI Homes Opens Large-Scale Development in Houston Market (Houston Chronicle)

Partnership

LGI Representative Kristi Calagna stated, "We started selling homes in December of 2018 and since then have become home to 430 families. Freeman Ranch has two new sections coming in 2022, which will total 350+ more lots. Our team has visited RISD numerous times. We have always felt that you have your students very best interest at heart, which makes us feel confident in recommending Royal ISD. The positive relationship between Royal and Freeman Ranch has helped our residents make the transition to their new homes, and we look forward to a continued partnership."

Pictured on the right: Royal Superintendent Rick Kershner and RHS principal Tony Runnels provided LGI Homes tour participants with a close-up look at RHS programs, facilities, and accomplishments. The district looks forward to its continued partnership with LGI Homes as RISD continues to grow and thrive!

Freeman Ranch

LGI Representative Kristi Calagna stated,  "We started selling homes in December of 2018 and since then have moved in 430 families.  Freeman Ranch has two new sections coming in 2022, which will total 350+ more lots. Our team has visited RISD numerous times. We have always felt that you have your students very best interest at heart, which makes us feel confident in recommending Royal ISD.  The positive relationship between Royal and Freeman Ranch has helped our residents make the transition to their new homes, and we look forward to a continued partnership."   Pictured below: Royal Superintendent Rick Kershner and RHS principal Tony Runnels provided LGI Homes tour participants with a close-up look at RHS programs, facilities, and accomplishments. The district looks forward to its continued partnership with LGI Homes as RISD continues to grow and thrive!

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BLUESTEM

Overview

Welcome to Bluestem, Brookshire area's newest community!  Heavily focused on preserving the area's natural setting, Bluestem is tucked away off the beaten path, yet offers quick access to the shopping, dining and entertainment destinations of Katy, TX.  Plus, the newly announced HEB and Target are just minutes away.  

  • 360-Acre Community

  • Minutes from Katy, Grand Parkway and I-10

  • 50 minutes from Downtown Houston

  • Planned lakes and greenspace 

  • Community Recreation Center

  • Learn more...

Press Releases

Signorelli Company Announces New Community in Waller County (Signorelli Website)

Bluestem Master-Planned Community Headed to Waller (Community Impact, Katy)

Signorelli Co. to Build New 1,300-Home Community in Waller County (Houston Business Journal)

Bluestem

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