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]

Coordinates30°2′5″N 93°51′13″W / 30.03472°N 93.85361°W / 30.03472; -93.85361
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentTodd Lintzen[1]
Schools4 (2015-16)[2]
NCES District ID4811310[2]
Students and staff
Students2,601 (2010-11)[1]
Teachers167.39 (2009-10)[2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student–teacher ratio14.85 (2009-10)[2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 4A Football & Basketball[3]
District mascotCardinal[4]
Colors          Red, White[4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011-12Recognized[5]
WebsiteBridge City ISD

Bridge City Independent School District is a public school district based in Bridge City, Texas, United States. 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 2018-2019 school year, the district operates 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]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Bridge City ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  3. ^ a b "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d "Bridge City High School". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  5. ^ a b c "Texas Accountability System District Ratings for 2004 through 2011". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2 July 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  6. ^ "Texas Accountability System Summary of Ratings for 2004 through 2011(as of November 2, 2011) District Ratings by Rating Category (including Charter Operators)". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 7 August 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  7. ^ "Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 24 August 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  8. ^ "Matt Bryant". Archived from the original on January 23, 2013. Retrieved July 14, 2013.

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