Public School Choice Profile: Brownsville ISD

    More than 95 percent of BISD students are economically disadvantaged and nearly a third are English Language Learners.

    And yet, Brownsville ISD and its students consistently outperform expectations. The district, which boasts a 90 percent graduation rate, recently was featured by U.S News & World Report as a place “Where Poor Students Are At the Top of the Class.” It is ranked in The Washington Post among the country’s most challenging high schools.

    How do the district and its students consistently outperform expectations? Superintendent Dr. Esperanza Zendejas attributes it to students seizing the wide-ranging opportunities offered by the district.

    Learn about the game-changing opportunities at BISD by reading the full story and viewing the video below.

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