Quick facts about Burleson ISD.

 
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  • BISD has received the highest rating possible in the Financial Integrity Rating System by the Texas Education Agency based on budgeting acumen, fiscal efficiencies and personnel management.
     
  • Every campus in BISD received the highest rating possible in TEA Accountability Ratings for 2016.
     
  • STEAM Middle School opened as a choice school focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math, transforming an underutilized elementary school into a middle school for a fraction of the cost to build new. 
     
  • The Rigorous Educational Arcade Learning Model (REALM) opened within Kerr Middle School, providing personalized, student-paced learning through a game-design platform. 
     
  • BISD opened Burleson Collegiate High School, in partnership with Hill College, allowing students to graduate high school with an associate degree. 
     
  • At the elementary level, three choice schools opened in 2016:  an Academy of the Arts, an Academy of Leadership and Technology, and a STEAM Academy.
     
  • BISD continues to offer tailored education options through schools and programs of choice, based on feedback from parent and student surveys.
     
  • BISD met the highest performance standards in Student Achievement, Student Progress, Closing Performance Gaps and Postsecondary Readiness.
     
  • Last year, enrollment in Dual Credit courses tripled and 54% of all high school students were taking Advanced Courses.
     
  • The percentage of BISD students who achieved the STAAR Postsecondary Readiness Standard has steadily increased.
     
  • This year, BISD has five students who have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship program. 
     
  • Eight BISD schools were awarded Campus Distinction Designations in areas like Reading/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Student Progress.
     
  • College GoCenters have been created with an education grant at each high school to provide students additional college and career guidance from counseling professionals.
     
  • BISD's 1:You program put district-issued devices in the hands of all students in grades 3-8, enabling teachers to expand instruction beyond the four walls of their classroom and extend learning with a depth and rigor that challenges and engages students.
     
  • Next fall (2017-18), BISD will issue devices to all high school students, further transforming classrooms and instructional methods with the infusion of technology.