Brownsville Independent School District

Brownsville, Texas

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Brownsville Independent School District. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
Retrieved from: https://www.nctq.org/contract-database/district/Brownsville-Independent-School-District
  • 104th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 03/12/2019**
  • $42k

    starting salary

    updated 10/27/2017
  • $67k

    max salary

    updated 10/27/2017
  • 3
    in accordance with state law

    years to tenure

    updated 03/14/2016
  • 179

    days in student
    school year

    updated 01/03/2019
  • 186

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 01/03/2019
  • 47,749

    students

    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 3,180

    teachers

    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 95%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 03/12/2019**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under board policies (Updated in Database every three years).
  • Collective bargaining is explicitly illegal. Teachers may join professional association.
  • Teachers do not collectively bargain with Brownsville Independent School District.

Student Demographics

updated 03/12/2019**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2016-2017 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.
***Native Populations includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native students

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