Fast Facts

Fast Facts

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.

 

STUDENTS

Enrollment

High School.............................................5,040

Middle School.........................................3,799

Elementary School................................10,389

TOTAL....................................................19,228

 

Enrollment / Age Requirements

Kindergarten: Five years old on or before Sept. 1

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

 

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