About Beaumont ISD

Beaumont ISD

The Beaumont Independent School District was established in 1983 through the merger of the former Beaumont School District (founded in 1883) with South Park Public Schools (founded in 1891).  The citywide district encompasses 153.34 square miles in Jefferson County in Southeast Texas.

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Beaumont Independent School District, as the unifying force of the community, is to guarantee that our graduates possess the necessary skills, values and knowledge to compete successfully as productive citizens in a diverse global society through an educational system characterized by:

• Expectation of SUCCESS for each person;
• Optimum application of TECHNOLOGY;
• An APPRECIATION of various cultures;
• Full INVOLVEMENT of parents, teachers and the community;
• RESPECT and CARE for each other.

 

Goals Statement

After conducting a comprehensive needs assessment, analyzing surveys and identifying causes for low student performance, the District Educational Improvement Committee developed the following goals for the school years 2012-2015: 

By the year 2015 we will:

• Manage Diversity Among Schools, 100%. 
• Provide a Safe, Orderly and Disciplined School Climate, not less than 95%. 
• Develop and Implement Quality Schools, 100%. 
• Close the Gap between the Minority and Majority Learner to no more than 5 percentage points. 
• Review the hiring practices of the BISD to ensure that all students are instructed by highly-qualified staff. 
• Ensure 100% of BISD students will graduate and be prepared for college and careers.
• Personnel/Human Resources

 

Personnel/Human Resources

Number of Employees

Certified.......................................................1,665
Noncertified...................................................1,110
TOTAL..........................................................2,775

Teacher Salary Schedule

Bachelor's...........$41,000 Min. ...........$56,632 Max.
Master's...............$42,500 Min. ...........$60,844 Max.
Doctorate.............$44,000 Min.............$62,344 Max.

For complete salary schedule click here

 

Benefits include: Insurance, retirement, tax sheltered annuities, supplemental life, insurance programs for cancer, dental & disability, savings bond program, educator's credit union, direct deposit, TRS Long Term Care, cafeteria plan for insurance benefits.

Beaumont Independent School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer in full compliance with Title VI, Civil Rights Act, 1964; Title IX, Education Amendment, 1972; Section 504, Rehabilitation Act, 1973.  BISD does not discriminate on the basis of sex, national origin, race, color, veteran or marital status, age, religion, or the presence of a medical condition, disability or any other legally protected status in making decisions regarding employees or students in all its functions.

 

Students

Enrollment

High School.............................................5,952

Middle School...........................................4,572

Elementary School....................................10,295

TOTAL...................................................20,819

 

Enrollment / Age Requirements

Kindergarten: Five years old on or before Sept. 1

First Grade: Six years old on or before Sept. 1

For more information on enrollment requirements click here

 

Transportation

According to state law, students must live two or more miles from the school they attend to be eligible for bus transportation.  Bus service is available to all BISD students meeting the requirement.

 

National and State Tests

STAAR/EOC; TAKS; Texas Primary Reading Inventory; Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test, National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test; Scholastic Aptitude Test; American College Test

 

Accreditation 

All Beaumont Independent School District schools are fully accredited by the Texas Education Agency.

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