REMINDER: BISD Student Early Release Friday, Sept. 22, 2017


Students will be released early on Friday, September 22nd.

Early Release Schedules

(AM) 8:10–10:10 a.m.
(PM) 10:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

Elementary (K–5)
8:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

Middle School (6–8)
8:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.

High School (9–12)
7:30–11:30 a.m.

Shannon High School
7:45–11:45 a.m.

2017-18 Free and Reduced School Meal Application is Available Online


Lunch Plates

The 201617 Free and Reduced School Meal accounts expire Monday, Oct. 2. (Families must reapply for this program every year.) Birdville ISD provides an online application to help make the process of applying for this program easier and more convenient for parents.  

 Apply/ Reapply for the 2017-18 Free and Reduced School Meal Program (English and Spanish applications are available.)

BISD exceeds state and nation on ACT #BISDShines

ACT scores for the 2017 graduating class were released this week, and BISD’s composite score of 21.4 for English, mathematics, reading and science is higher than the state composite of 20.7 and the national composite of 21.0. Average scores on the individual portions of the tests were:

  • English – BISD scored 20.2 as compared to the state at 19.5;
  • Mathematics – BISD scored 21.4 as compared to the state at 20.7;
  • Reading – BISD scored 21.8 as compared to the state at 21.1; and
  • Science – BISD scored 21.5 as compared to the state at 20.9.

Individual campus scores were 22.4 for Birdville High, 19.7 for Haltom High, and 22.2 for Richland High. A total of 528 BISD students from the 2017 graduating class took the ACT.

“I am proud that our students continue to show improvement on state and national tests,” said Superintendent Dr. Darrell G. Brown.

SAT scores will be released later this fall.

2017 Bandfest

2017 Bandfest Poster

Save the Date!


October 3

7:30 p.m.

Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletics Complex
9200 Mid Cities Blvd.
North Richland Hills, 76180

Tickets: $5 online presale/$10 at the gate.  Students Free.


Order tickets online:

Featuring performances by Haltom, Richland, and Birdville High School Marching Bands & Middle School Band Program.

Raffle for Free Year of Private Instrument Lessons ($700 value!) All proceeds benefit the BISD Private Lesson Program

Summer 2017 Reading Winners Announced #BISDShines

Blast off Summer Reading with Kids A-Z

The top three Birdville students who read the most minutes over the summer were recently announced. Grace Downing from Snow Heights Elementary won first place and an iPad mini. Cassie Johnson, Cheney Elementary student, won second place, and Karmina Samaan, Academy at C.F. Thomas student, won third. The second- and third-place winners each won a $100 gift card. Learning AZ sponsored the 2017 summer reading program.

> View pictures of the Summer Reading Winners