Brownsville Independent School District

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Brownsville Independent School District is a school district based in Brownsville, Texas, United States.

BISD serves most of the city of Brownsville and a portion of the town of Rancho Viejo as well as unincorporated areas in Cameron County, including Cameron Park, Reid Hope King, San Pedro, South Point, and Villa Pancho. It is the largest school district in the Rio Grande Valley metropolitan area.

BISD won the 2008 Broad Prize for Urban Education, the largest school district award in the country, based on improving student performance, closing achievement gaps, and strong district-wide policies.[1]

In 2009, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]

Schools[edit]

High Schools[edit]

Middle schools[edit]

  • Maytee Gentry Stell Middle School
  • Raul A. Besteiro, Jr. Middle School
  • Joseph Franklin Cummings Middle School
  • Harry Lee Faulk Middle School
  • Dr. Juliet V. Garcia Middle School
  • Texas Senate Senator Eddie A. Lucio, Jr. Middle School
  • Dr. Arnulfo Oliveira Middle School
  • Louise C. Perkins Middle School
  • Charles Stillman Middle School
  • Judge Filemón B. Vela Middle School
  • Edward Manzano, Jr. Middle School

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Garden Park Elementary School
  • Bruce T. Aiken Elementary School
  • A.X. Benavides Elementary School
  • Ben L. Brite Elementary School
  • Marilyn E. Burns Elementary School
  • J.T. (José Tomás) Canales Elementary School
  • Josephine Castañeda Elementary School
  • A.A. Champion Elementary School
  • Cromack Elementary School
  • Rosita Del Castillo Elementary School
  • Egly Elementary School
  • El Jardin Elementary School
  • Dr. Ruben Gallegos Elementary School
  • Judge Reynaldo G. Garza Elementary School
  • Mariano Gonzalez Sr. Elementary School
  • Hubert R. Hudson Elementary School
  • Reynaldo Longoria Elementary School
  • Robert L. Martin Elementary School
  • Morningside Elementary School
  • Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz Elementary School
  • Palm Grove Elementary School
  • Dr. Américo Paredes Elementary School
  • Felipe R. Perez Elementary School
  • Annie S. Putegnat Elementary School
  • Resaca Elementary School
  • Emaline B. Russell Elementary School
  • Gertrude M. Sharp Elementary School
  • Lucille B. Skinner Elementary School
  • Southmost Elementary School
  • Vermillion Road Elementary School
  • Victoria Heights Elementary School
  • Villa Nueva Elementary School
  • Mary & Frank Yturria Elementary School

Alternative Schools[edit]

  • Brownsville Academic Center
  • Brownsville Learning Academy
  • Lincoln Park School
  • Regional School for The Deaf

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008 Broad Prize Winner". The Broad Prize for Urban Education. Retrieved 2008-10-14. [dead link]
  2. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency.