District Mission, Beliefs, Objectives and Strategies
Mission Statement
The mission of Bastrop Independent School District, a leader in innovative student centered education, is to motivate and ignite passion for life-long learning and successfully prepare all students to compete globally by ensuring engagement in a diverse, rigorous, and relevant learning experience that incorporates 21st Century Skills.
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Collaboration across Networks & Leading by Influence
  • Agility & Adaptability
  • Initiative & Entrepreneurialism
  • Effective Oral & Written Communication
  • Accessing & Analyzing Information
  • Curiosity & Imagination
We Believe That…
  • Family is the foundation that supports the development of the individual and the community
  • Respect for others and self is shown through attitude and action
  • Appreciation for diversity strengthens our community
  • Investment in optimism leads to success
  • Service to others builds community and personal growth
  • Collaboration and team work enrich outcomes
  • Commitment and strong work ethic are valued qualities
  • A Culture of high expectations is a commitment to our future
  • Positive character produces positive actions
Objectives
  1. To have 100% of Bastrop ISD students graduate.
  2. To have 100% of our students enter post secondary schooling, military, or work force within three months after graduating.
  3. To have 100% of our students successful in post secondary schooling, military or workforce.
  4. To have 100% of our students involved in extra or co-curricular activities.
  5. To have 100% of our students develop and exhibit strong character traits in their daily lives.
Strategies
Strategy # 1-Learning
We will meet the needs of each student by providing diverse, meaningful and personal learning experiences and environments.
Strategy # 2-Student Involvement
We will put into place a framework of independent and interdependent programs and opportunities to encourage and grow student involvement in extra and co-curricular activities.
Strategy # 3-Post Secondary Readiness
We will strategically organize the district to provide instructional programs to prepare students for post-secondary readiness.
Strategy # 4-Post Secondary Success
We will take a comprehensive approach to develop a network of support to ensure success after high school.
Strategy # 5-Character
We will promote age appropriate character development with emphasis on modeling common expectations of behavior.
Strategy # 6-Relationships
We will encourage our diverse community to ensure the social and emotional well-being of our students and families.