The Birdville Independent School District
is a K-12
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public school district
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based in Haltom City
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). It has about 22,000 students in 32 schools. Its superintendent is Stephen F. Waddell. The name derives from a former community in the area, which later became part of Haltom City.
In 2009, the school district was rated "academically acceptable
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" by the Texas Education Agency
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When Birdville first came into existence a lot of newcomers thought the name "Birdville" was because of everyone "bird watched". Of Course, this is not true as the name comes from one of the original settlement of Bird's Fort (or Fort Bird) build by Jonathan Bird in 1841.
The district covers 40 square miles (103.6 km²) in northeast Tarrant County
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, including most of Haltom City, North Richland Hills
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, Richland Hills
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, and Watauga
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. It also serves small parts of Colleyville
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, Fort Worth
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, and Hurst
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. About 120,000 people live in the district.
High schools (grades 9-12)
- Birdville High School
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, North Richland Hills
- Haltom High School
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, Haltom City
- Richland High School, North Richland Hills
- Shannon Learning Center, Haltom City
Middle schools (6-8)
- Haltom Middle School, Haltom City
- North Oaks Middle School, Haltom City
- North Richland Middle School, North Richland Hills
- North Ridge Middle School, North Richland Hills
- Richland Middle School
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, Richland Hills
- Smithfield Middle School, North Richland Hills
- Watauga Middle School, Watauga
Primary schools (K-5)
- The Academy at Carrie F. Thomas, North Richland Hills
- The Academy at West Birdville, Haltom City
- Jack C. Binion, Richland Hills
- Birdville Elementary School, Haltom City
- 2000-01 National Blue Ribbon School
- Foster Village Elementary School, North Richland Hills
- Francisco Elementary School, Haltom City
- Green Valley Elementary School, North Richland Hills
- 2005 National Blue Ribbon School
- Hardeman Elementary School,
- Holiday Heights Elementary School, North Richland Hills
- Mullendore Elementary School, North Richland Hills
North Ridge Elementary School, North Richland Hills
Richland Elementary School, Richland Hills
Smith Elementary School, Haltom City
Smithfield Elementary School, North Richland Hills
Snow Heights Elementary, North Richland Hills
South Birdville Elementary School, Haltom City
Stowe Elementary School, Haltom City
Spicer Elementary School, Haltom City
W.A. Porter Elementary School, Hurst
Watauga Elementary School, Watauga
Walker Creek Elementary School, North Richland Hills
- 1998-99 National Blue Ribbon School