About Us

  • Bastrop Intermediate School is located in historic Bastrop, Texas, deep in the heart of the beautiful lost pines. Bastrop is a rapidly growing, rural community 30 miles southeast of Austin. The school building houses approximately 850 fifth and sixth-grade students.


    In Bastrop ISD, our schools are committed to pursuing excellence in a positive, nurturing, and safe culture that embraces diversity while fostering curiosity and imagination.  Our community recognizes the role that our students play in a global society and provides resources for them to succeed. Our parents appreciate the opportunities provided to their children and actively support the learning process through high expectations and being involved in the educational process.  Our teachers and staff are passionate, highly trained, and promote depth of understanding through risk-taking and problem-solving.  They provide accessible, engaging learning experiences where an individual's potential is realized. Our students are critical thinkers who eagerly integrate 21st-century skills through global collaboration, technological immersion, and community involvement.  They learn in classrooms that are open, exciting, innovative, and fluid, and are prepared for today and the future in a rapidly changing world.


    The mission of the Bastrop Independent School District is to ensure all students participate in meaningful learning experiences that incorporate and develop the 21st-century knowledge and skills required to be successful in post-secondary education, the regional and national workforce, and the global economy.

    Bastrop ISD integrates 21st-century skills in all aspects of teaching and learning in dynamic, collaborative, innovative environments. 

    Bastrop ISD provides ongoing support and continuous professional development for all staff with a focus on 21st-century skills development. 
    Bastrop ISD continuously ensures and monitors academic, fiscal, and performance accountability for all employees and students. 
    Bastrop ISD continuously seeks avenues to increase and effectively utilize parent and community partnerships by creating/fostering a culture that is conducive to the teaching and learning process for the 21st century
    School motto:
    Kodiaks rise with knowledge, character and, excellence.

    School mascot:
    Kodiak bear

    School colors:
    Maroon and gold

    School Song:
    We are the Kodiak Bears
    At Bastrop Intermediate
    We rise with knowledge and with character
    We are the largest bear
    We are the boldest
    That's why we are the Kodiak Bears!
    (sung to the tune of This Land is Your Land)