Blue Ridge ISD
318 W. School St.
Blue Ridge, Texas 75424
Office Hours 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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318 W. School Street
Or call 972-752-5554
Welcome to Blue Ridge ISD
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Homecoming King & Queen, Band Beau and Sweetheart Named
Congratulations to the following students who were crowned at the Homecoming game Friday night.
Band Sweetheart: Linda Bashinskaya
Band Beau: Christopher Bowling
Homecoming Queen: Taylor Blakeslee
Homecoming King: Clayten Patton
Homecoming Parade a Great Success
The Homecoming Parade featured many student, organization and class floats. Great job students...the float was fun to watch!
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Great Night to Be a BLUE RIDGE TIGER!
Friday night, September 11th was the Inaugural Game at the new Blue Ridge Stadium. The crowd enjoyed the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 6:00, followed by the game at 7:30. It was a great night for football with the Tigers beating Honey Grove with a score of 52-14. The cheerleaders, band and others did a great job of representing our school. A special THANK YOU to the BRISD School Board and the community of Blue Ridge for all of the support in building this wonderful facility.
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Blue Ridge ISD Lowers Property Tax Rate
The Blue Ridge ISD Board of Trustees took action at the monthly board meeting Monday, August 17, 2015 to lower the property tax rate. The Maintenance & Operations tax rate approved for the 2015-2016 school year is $1.157149. The board also lowered the Interest & Sinking Fund tax rate to $0.414623/$100. The combined 2015 property tax rate for Blue Ridge ISD is $1.57149/$100. That is lower than the 2014 property tax rate of $1.59750. The following chart illustrates the lower property tax rate:
|Maintenance & Operations (M&O)||$1.157149/$100||$1.17/$100|
|Interest & Sinking Fund (I&S)||$0.414623/$100||$0.42750/$100|
The 2015 property taxes have been reduced by $0.02601/$100. The Blue Ridge ISD Board of Trustees has lowered property taxes since 2010 when the voters passed a bond to build a new elementary school, a new middle school, and a perimeter road. The 2010 property tax rate was $1.67/$100. From 2010 to 2015 the Board has lowered taxes a total of $.09851/$100.
In 2010 the property taxes on a home valued at $100,000 was approximately $1,670.00.
In 2014 the property taxes on a home valued at $100,000 was approximately $1597.50
In 2015 the property taxes on a home valued at $100,000 will be approximately $1,571.49.
The approximate annual savings from 2010 to 2015 is approximately $98.51 for the property owner.
The approximate annual savings from 2014 to 2015 is approximately $26.01 for the property owner.
The Blue Ridge ISD Board of Trustees will continue to operate the school district in a fiscally sound manner that provides an excellent education for our children.