Brazosport Independent School District (BISD) serves eight communities in lower Brazoria County-Clute, Freeport, Jones Creek, Lake Jackson, Oyster Creek, Richwood, Quintana and Surfside Beach – meeting the needs of nearly 12,500 students on 19 campuses.
The district encompasses over 200 square miles of agriculture, ranching, industry, technology, service and small business, all thriving on a horizon that spans from beachfront to urban convenience to rich farmland. Dow Chemical in Lake Jackson is the region’s largest employer and the districts most ardent supporter.
BISD offers challenging and rigorous coursework in all 19 schools with the three high schools offering Advanced Placement (AP) classes and extensive Dual Credit college courses in a partnership with Brazosport College. BISD is setting the standard for educational excellence with the mission to graduate each student to be future ready.
All BISD students have classroom access to chromebooks with those in grades 6-12 receiving a district purchased Chromebook to provide students 24/7 access to their assignments, homework, online textbooks, tutorials, and other educational resources. These digital devices enable the teachers to differentiate their lessons both in terms of how they teach and how the students are expected to demonstrate their learning.
Stephen F. Austin Elementary, in its third year as a School of Choice, is a dedicated elementary STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) campus for grades K-6. Diverse Programs – Local industry partners actively support elementary through high school robotic programs along with NASA supported rocket engineering opportunities.
B*Success Academy – a 9-12 grade campus that offers students who are on track for graduation, an alternative to a traditional high school model through both face to face and online instruction.
Extensive services for gifted students under the ‘SEARCH’ (Seeking Excellence through Ability, Responsibility, Creativity & Honor Program) program, is offered for students in grades K-8.
All BISD campuses offer a wide range of extracurricular activities to meet the varying needs of all students. From elementary campus clubs to secondary UIL opportunities that include nationally recognized and award winning fine arts programs along with exceptional athletic programs in grades 7 – 12, there is a place for every student to belong.