Voters approve BISD’s $252.8 million bond package

Thank You for Supporting Our Future

Today, Birdville Independent School District voters approved a $252.8 million bond package. Superintendent Dr. Darrell G. Brown praised the efforts of the Citizen’s Bond Committee, the Birdville Backers, BISD staff and community. “These groups spent countless hours working to educate the community about the bond proposal,” said Brown. “Thank you for your support of the children.”

Voters approved:

Safety & Security

  • Security Vestibules
  • Intercom Systems on All Campuses


  • Haltom Middle School
  • Richland Middle School
  • Smithfield Elementary School
  • Cheney/Richland Elementary Schools (Partner School)


  • Smithfield Middle School (Gym/Emergency Storm Shelter, Locker Rooms, Restrooms)
  • Haltom High School (Classroom Enhancements/Auditorium Renovations)
  • HVAC and Roofing Replacements
  • Theater Lighting Upgrades at High Schools


  • Additional Student/Classroom Technology
  • Teacher/Staff Technology
  • Network Operations/Disaster Recovery Servers and Equipment

With 56 of 69 precincts reporting, 34,691 total voters turned out with 25,329 voting For and 9,362 voting Against the bond package.



Dr. Brown is challenging all BISD staff who are registered to vote to cast their ballots in the Nov. 6 election. Once an individual has voted, post your individual or group pictures online with your “I Voted” sticker using #BISDVotes in the comments. Early voting is Oct. 22 – Nov. 2; Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Early Voting Starts Today, Monday, October 22

Early Voting 2018

It’s Time!

Early voting on the #BISDBond18 begins today.

Vote anywhere in Tarrant County Oct. 22 – Nov. 2.


Early Voting Locations within Birdville ISD

Oct. 2226: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oct. 27: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Oct. 28: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Oct. 29 – Nov. 2: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Haltom City Northeast Center
3201 Friendly Lane
Haltom City, 76117

Hurst Recreation Center
700 Mary Drive
Hurst, 76053

Dan Echols Center
6801 Glenview Drive
North Richland Hills, 76180

Northeast Courthouse
645 Grapevine Highway
Hurst, 76054


Oct. 30 – Nov. 1: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Tarrant County College
Northeast Campus
Student Center NSTU 1506
828 W. Harwood Road
Hurst, 76054

*For other Tarrant County locations, visit

(Tarrant County allows early voting at any location within the county.)

How does this bond address safety and security?

Puzzle piece with camera

The safety of our students and staff remains a top priority in Birdville ISD. District staff work diligently to maintain safe and secure facilities. What has been added/replaced in the past 48 months?

  • Front door buzzer systems installed at all K–8 schools
  • Obsolete security cameras replaced
  • Card readers added to more than 92 doors throughout BISD
  • Obsolete security video recorders replaced
  • Security for Fine Arts/Athletics Complex
  • Lighting and camera projects throughout BISD


The 2018 final bond proposal includes:

Providing enhanced security at all proposed rebuilt campuses

Provides safety vestibules at:

  • North Oaks Middle
  • North Ridge Middle
  • Smithfield Middle
  • Watauga Middle
  • Academy at C.F. Thomas Elem.
  • Foster Village Elementary
  • Francisco Elementary
  • Green Valley Elementary
  • Hardeman Elementary
  • Holiday Heights Elementary
  • Mullendore Elementary
  • North Ridge Elementary
  • Porter Elementary
  • Snow Heights Elementary
  • Spicer Elementary

Provides intercom/communication systems to enhance safety on all campuses

Addition of lockdown buttons on all campuses