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Fight the flu at BISD

Influenza, also known as the flu, is a very contagious disease that spreads through droplets made when people with the flu cough, sneeze or talk and others breathe in these droplets or touch surfaces where the droplets landed. Learn more about ways to prevent the spread of the flu: English | En Español

Notice of Public Hearing

Brownsville ISD will hold a public hearing for the 2016-2017 Texas Annual Performance Report (TAPR) during the Board Meeting to be held on Tuesday, January 16 at 5:30 pm in the Boardroom of the BISD Administration Building located at 1900 Price Road. The TAPR includes a wide range of information on the performance of students. The report also provides extensive information on school and district staff, programs, and student demographics. Parents, community members and other interested persons are invited to attend. English | En Español

W-2 Forms Are On The Way

All current BISD employees will receive their W-2 forms no later than Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at their respective work locations. The W-2 forms for former BISD employees will also be mailed by that date.

Lucio Middle School to host Brainsville Inventions competition

Brainsville Inventions is a competition designed to promote problem-solving skills and creative thinking. The event will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lucio Middle School. Students use their imagination to scientifically identify problems and create solutions in selected categories such as Environment/Safety/Pets, Helping with Disabilities/Medicine/Healthcare, Hobbies/Games/Sports, Household/Food/Industry and Technology/Communication/Music. Young inventors, in grades 3 -12, can either develop a new product or improve upon an existing invention. Click here for more information.

Register today for the Inaugural Wildcat Run!

Besteiro Middle School is proud to announce its inaugural Wildcat Run, with a 5K or a 1-mile run/walk option. The event is scheduled for Saturday, January 20, 2018. Click here to register today.

BISD Superintendent nominated for 2017 RGV Citizen of the Year Award

Dr. Esperanza Zendejas, BISD Superintendent of Schools, was nominated for 2017 RGV Citizen of the Year Award. You can read the nomination by clicking on this link.

Early Notification Letter and Agreement

An early notification incentive was approved by the BISD Board on November 14, 2017. This early notification of voluntary resignation incentive applies to non-retired/rehired employees who have served BISD for at least a minimum of 15 consecutive years at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. The Early Notification of Voluntary Resignation Incentive Packet can be found on this link.

First Semester Attendance Competition Recognition

BISD Pupil Services congratulates the following campuses for their outstanding attendance rate during the first semester of the 2017-2018 academic year:

Elementary Schools
Benavides Elementary - 97.52
Breeden Elementary - 98.50
Brite Elementary - 97.62
Egly Elementary - 98.14
Gallegos Elementary - 97.69
Hudson Elementary - 97.90
Ortiz Elementary - 97.70
Paredes Elementary - 97.76
Pullam Elementary - 97.61
Vermillion Elementary - 97.56
Victoria Heights Elementary - 97.94
Yturria Elementary - 97.78

Middle Schools
Lucio Middle School - 98.01
Stillman Middle School - 97.65

Early College High Schools
Brownsville Early College High School - 98.38
Pace Early College High School - 96.29
Veterans Memorial Early College High School - 96.18

KBSD-TV Moves to a New Cable Channel

As of July 28, 2017 Spectrum Cable (formerly Time Warner Cable) performed a channel re-alignment and we are now located on cable channel 95-17.

U.S. News Highlights BISD Success

Brownsville ISD was featured in a national story about districts with high-performing students along the border which ran in U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. View the story.