Back to School Bash
The annual Back to School Bash sponsored by Bandera ISD for students in grades PreK through Sixth Grade will be at Bandera Middle School on Tuesday, August 9 from 5:00 - 6:15 PM. Community organizations and clubs/groups for school age students will be present to distribute information. The BISD Transportation Department and Food Service Department will be present to answer questions for the new school year. For more information, call 830-796-6300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
STAAR Student Reports Delayed by State
After announcing delays in reporting, the Texas Education Agency is altering the timeline for sending STAAR Test Confidential Score Reports to parents. The results for the STAAR spring 2016 grades 3-8 test administration were scheduled to be reported to districts on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, but now those results will be delayed. Districts are being encouraged to provide the Confidential Score Reports as soon as possible once final data files are sent. Bandera ISD will mail the Confidential Score Reports to parents/guardians as soon as the district receives them. Receipt of reports has been projected to be after July 5, 2016 from the Texas Education Agency. Bandera ISD will mail the Confidential Score Reports during the week of July 11 - July 15.
Elementary School Contact Information
Alkek Elementary and Hill Country Elementary Administrative Offices will be relocated to the Central Administration Campus in Portables 7 & 8 at 815 Pecan Street in Bandera beginning June 4 due to construction for roof replacement at the elementary campuses this summer. Campus administrators will continue to have email access. Summer phone lines are:
- Alkek Elementary at (830)796-6272 and (830)796-6273
Head Start representatives for both campuses will be available on Wednesday at these locations.
- Hill Country Elementary at (830) 796-6242 and (830) 796-6247