The Brownsville Independent School District will return to 100% face-to-face instruction for the 2021-2022 school year. The distinct firmly believes it has a strong instructional program to address the achievement of all students and will offer targeted acceleration programs to ensure the achievement gap due to COVID-19 is closed. In addition, campuses will continue to be thoroughly disinfected in accordance with health guidelines. The campuses will also be equipped with the necessary disinfecting supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) recommended by the CDC.
ACCELERATION LEARNING ACADEMIES - ALL GRADE LEVELS
The district will offer Acceleration Learning Academies at various sites that will focus on students who did not achieve a passing grade for the 2020-2021 school year. The academies will run from June 14 through June 30, 2021.
JUMP STAART PROGRAM - ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL
The school district will also offer a program called Jump STAART from July 26 through August 6, 2021. This program is based on school recommendations for grades 2-4 at the elementary level. Students who were 5th graders during the 2020-2021 school year and have been recommended to the program will attend their respective middle school.
In middle school, the Jump STAART program will also run from July 26 through August 6. This program will focus on math and reading acceleration. The current 8th graders who were promoted to the 9th grade will attend the high school they will be enrolled in for the 2021-2022 school year.
SUMMER BRIDGE ACADEMIES - HIGH SCHOOL
The high schools will continue to offer Summer Bridge to focus on the Texas Success Initiative test as well as core area enrichment.
ELEMENTARY EXTENDED DAY
The school district will continue to offer an extended day at all elementaries for the 2021-2022 school year. The hours for the extended day program are from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday). The extended day provides both remediation and enrichment for all elementary students. At the start of the school year, the elementary schools will send out an extended day calendar to all parents and guardians.
MIDDLE SCHOOL TUTORIALS
The middle schools will offer targeted tutorials both during the day and after school for students who are in danger of failing, need STAAR remediation, and enrichment programs through the ACE grant program.
HIGH SCHOOL TUTORIALS
The comprehensive high schools will offer credit recovery, tutorials, and state assessment remediation during the school day and after school. The campuses also provide TSI and AP review sessions during the school year.