Welcome to Belton ISD

Belton ISD has a proud tradition of excellence in education. Our mission is to ensure that every child achieves maximum educational potential. If you are new to Belton, please visit the Moving to Belton page for more resources and information on enrolling your children in the district.

Our Students

Belton Independent School District currently serves over 10,300 students on 14 campuses. The District's ethnic distribution is 55% White, 33% Hispanic, 7% African-American, 2% Asian/Pacific Islander, and 1% Native American. Read more about our students on the demographics page.

Our Schools

The District's boundaries cover approximately 200 square miles in Bell County. Students attend eight elementary schools, three middle schools, one traditional high school and one new tech high school. To read more about our schools, visit the campus web sites at the "Select a School" drop down menu at the top of the BISD home page.

Our Ratings

For 2013, Belton ISD and all of the District's 13 campuses were rated "met standard" based on student performance on the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness. (The District's 14th campus, High Point Elementary School, was not open during the 2012-2013 school year.) For more information, please visit the accountability ratings page.

Our Leadership

The District is led by a Board of Trustees elected by the community and led by Mr. Randy Pittenger, Board of Trustees President, and by Dr. Susan Kincannon, Superintendent of Schools. Other members of the Administrative Team are Merl Brandon, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services & Administration; Phil Haggerty, Assistant Superintendent for Business Services; Dr. Deanna Lovesmith, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction; and Todd Schiller, Executive Director of Human Resources. Read more about the Board of Trustees, the Superintendent, or about the District's administration team.

Our Staff

With 1,580 employees, Belton ISD is one of the largest employers in Bell County. We are commmitted to attracting and retaining high-performing administration, faculty, and staff who reflect the values of the community, serve as positive role models, exhibit moral excellence, and are committed to achieving excellence for all students. If you are interested in joining our team, please visit the employment page for more information.

Our Parents

Parent involvement is an important part of student educational success. Belton ISD's parent involvement program strives to provide opportunities for parents and guardians to be an integral part of their child's education. Informational meetings, parent workshops, parent/teacher conferences, advisory committees, parent surveys, and a variety of school activities are some ways that parents can participate and contribute input into their child's education.

Our Community

Belton's close-knit community provides support for the school district and our students. The District maintains an Adopt-A-School partnership with Fort Hood military base whereby designated units for each campus assist with tutoring and events. The Belton Educational Enrichment Foundation is supported by Belton ISD staff and community donations to provide scholarships for graduating seniors and grants to teachers for classroom enrichment.

Our Budget

Belton ISD's budget for the 2013-2014 school year is $78,990,313 with a total property tax rate of $1.450 per $100 valuation.

Our Programs

Belton ISD provides a variety of programs and services to ensure each child receives a quality education. The following links provide more detailed information on those programs.