Birdville Independent School District

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Birdville Independent School District
Haltom City, Texas
ESC Region 11 [1]

District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
Established1855 [1]
SuperintendentDr. Darell Brown [1]
Schools34 (2009-10) [2]
District ID4810230[2]
Students and staff
Students23,545 (2010-11) [1]
Teachers1,489.22 (2009-10) [2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio15.38 (2009-10) [2]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011Academically Acceptable[3]
WebsiteBirdville ISD

The Birdville Independent School District is a K-12 public school district based in Haltom City, Texas (USA). The name derives from a former community in the area, which later became part of Haltom City.


As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $6,836,900,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.039 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievement[edit]

Historical district TEA accountability ratings[3]

  • 2011: Academically Acceptable
  • 2010: Academically Acceptable
  • 2009: Academically Acceptable
  • 2008: Academically Acceptable
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Academically Acceptable
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Academically Acceptable
  • 2002: Recognized
  • 2001: Recognized
  • 2000: Recognized
  • 1999: Recognized
  • 1998: Academically Acceptable
  • 1997: Academically Acceptable
  • 1996: Academically Acceptable
  • 1995: Accredited



The district covers 40 square miles (100 km2) in northeast Tarrant County, including most of Haltom City, North Richland Hills, Richland Hills, and Watauga. It also serves small parts of Colleyville, Fort Worth, and Hurst. About 120,000 people live in the district.


In the 2011-2012 school year, the district had students in 34 schools.[1]

Regular instructional[edit]

High schools (Grades 9-12)

Middle schools (Grades 6-8)

  • Haltom Middle School, Haltom City
  • North Oaks Middle School, Haltom City
  • North Richland Middle School, North Richland Hills
  • North Ridge Middle School, North Richland Hills
  • Richland Middle School, Richland Hills
  • Smithfield Middle School, North Richland Hills
  • Watauga Middle School, Watauga

Primary schools (Pre-K-5)

  • The Academy at Carrie F. Thomas, North Richland Hills
  • The Academy at West Birdville, Haltom City
  • Jack C. Binion, Richland Hills
  • Birdville Elementary School, Haltom City
  • Foster Village Elementary School, North Richland Hills
  • Francisco Elementary School, Haltom City
  • Green Valley Elementary School, North Richland Hills
  • Hardeman Elementary School,
  • Holiday Heights Elementary School, North Richland Hills
  • Mullendore Elementary School, North Richland Hills
  • North Ridge Elementary School, North Richland Hills
  • Richland Elementary School, Richland Hills
  • Smith Elementary School, Haltom City
  • Smithfield Elementary School, North Richland Hills
  • Snow Heights Elementary, North Richland Hills
  • Major Cheney at South Birdville Elementary School, Haltom City
  • Stowe Elementary School, Haltom City
  • Spicer Elementary School, Haltom City
  • W.A. Porter Elementary School, Hurst
  • Watauga Elementary School, Watauga
  • Walker Creek Elementary School, North Richland Hills

Alternative instructional[edit]

  • Homebound
  • Shannon Learning Center, Haltom City, Grades 9-12
  • Tarrant County JJAEP, Grades 6-12

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Birdville ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
  3. ^ a b c "Texas Accountability System District Ratings for 2004 through 2011". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2 July 2012. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
  4. ^ a b Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Schools Recognized 1982-1983 Through 1999-2002 (PDF) Archived March 26, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Microsoft Word - list-2003.doc

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°48′23″N 97°15′08″W / 32.8064991°N 97.2521797°W / 32.8064991; -97.2521797