Business magazine Expansion Management has given awards to our school district for producing outstanding students on sensible budgets for each year from 1991 to now.
Received "What Parents Want" awards from SchoolMatch, a national school selection consulting firm, each year from 1994 to the present.
A budget of $115 million for '11-12.
BPS spent $9,850 per student in 2010-11; the state per pupil average was $11,669 in 2010-11.
In 2011-12, the average Bismarck homeowner will pay approximately $640 per year in school taxes based on a $100,000 home in Burleigh County.
Career & Technical Education
Counseling & Social Work
Drug Free Schools Program
English Language Learners (ELL)
Food Service (breakfast and lunch)
Levels of Service (Gifted Program)
Special Education (pre-K to 21)
Students in Transition (homeless program)
Summer School (grades 1-12)
Title I & District Reading Programs
Band, Choir, Orchestra
Dance & Drill Teams
Foreign Language Clubs
Jazz/Swing Bands & Choirs
Journalism & Newspaper
Speech & Debate
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
After School Programs (BLAST, etc.)
Career & Tech Clubs
Channel One Network
Cooperative Office Education (COE)
Geography & Spelling Bees
Staff & Student Mentorships
Peer Tutors/Peer Mediation
Presidential Academic Awards