The superintendent for Waxahachie ISD is Dr. Bonny Cain.

Dr. Cain was most recently the superintendent of Waco Independent School District, retiring from the district in 2017. Prior to that, she served Pearland ISD for nearly 25 years, in roles that included superintendent, district-level administrator, and campus administrator.

Dr. Cain holds a Doctor of Education degree from the University of Houston, in addition to two master’s degrees. She is an accomplished writer and speaker, and throughout her career, she has served on a number of state-level educational organization boards, including the Texas School Alliance, the State Board for Educator Certification, the Texas Middle School Association, and the Texas Academic Decathlon Organization.