Bridge City Independent School District

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Bridge City Independent School District
1031 W. Roundbunch Rd.
Bridge City, Texas

ESC Region 5[1]
Coordinates 30°2′5″N 93°51′13″W / 30.03472°N 93.85361°W / 30.03472; -93.85361
District information
Type Independent school district
Grades Pre-K through 12
Superintendent Todd Lintzen[1]
Schools 4 (2015-16)[2]
District ID 4811310[2]
Students and staff
Students 2,601 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers 167.39 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio 14.85 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conference UIL Class 4A Football & Basketball[3]
District mascot Cardinal[4]
Colors           Red, White[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12 Recognized[5]
Website Bridge City ISD

Bridge City Independent School District is a public school district based in Bridge City, Texas (USA). In addition to Bridge City, the district serves a portion of West Orange (west of State Highway 87). The district operates one high school, Bridge City High School.


As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $808,213,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.015 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievement[edit]

In 2011, the school district was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[5] Thirty-five percent of districts in Texas in 2011 received the same rating.[6] No state accountability ratings will be given to districts in 2012.[7] A school district in Texas can receive one of four possible rankings from the Texas Education Agency: Exemplary (the highest possible ranking), Recognized, Academically Acceptable, and Academically Unacceptable (the lowest possible ranking).

Historical district TEA accountability ratings[5]

  • 2011: Recognized
  • 2010: Recognized
  • 2009: Recognized
  • 2008: Recognized
  • 2007: Academically Acceptable
  • 2006: Recognized
  • 2005: Academically Acceptable
  • 2004: Recognized


In the 2015-2016 school year, the district operated four schools.[1]

  • Bridge City High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Bridge City Middle School (Grades 6-8)
  • Bridge City Intermediate School (Grades 3-5)
  • Bridge City Elementary (Grades PK-2)

Special programs[edit]


Bridge City High School participates in the boys sports of baseball, basketball, football, and soccer, .[4] The school participates in the girls sports of basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball.[4] For the 2014 through 2016 school years, Bridge City High School will play football in UIL Class 4A.[3]

Bridge City won its only state championship in football in 1966 against McKinney High School 30-6 under head coach Harold "Chief" Wilson after losing to Brownwood High School the previous year.[citation needed]

Notable alumni[edit]

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