Bay City Independent School District consists of a high school, a junior high school and three elementary schools. BCISD is a 4A UIL district with an enrollment of an average 4,000 students. BCISD can offer your children a first-class education with highly qualified, caring staff members and a hometown school district with big city opportunities.
Small town schools have a higher teacher to student ration and allow students to have unique experiences and opportunities. At Bay City High School students can take Advanced Placement or dual Credit courses through a career and technology. An articulation agreement with Wharton Junior College allows our students to earn as many as 40 college credits before they even graduate from high school. Students can choose from 50 Career and Technology Education (CTE) courses in ten different Career Pathways.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS JUNIOR HIGH HIGH SCHOOL
Tenie Holmes Elementary School Bay City Junior High Bay City High School
Linnie Roberts Elementary School
John H. Cherry Elementary School
Van Vleck ISD consists of an elementary, E. Rudd Intermediate, O.H. Herman Middle School and a high school.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL MIDDLE SCHOOL
Van Vleck Elementary School E. Rudd Intermediate School O.H. Herman Middle School
(pre-K - 3rd grade) (4th - 5th grade) (6th - 8th grade)
Van Vleck High School
(9th - 12th grade)
Other Area Schools
Holy Cross Catholic School (Pre-Kindergarten - 6th grade)
Sunshine & Rainbows Academy (Pre-Kindergarten - 1st grade)
Wharton County Junior College (WCJC) provides educational degrees in several program areas and has a local satellite campus that offers associates' degrees in Process Technology and Nuclear Power Technology. Other program options are available at the central campus in Wharton, just 25 miles from Bay City. WCJC also offers classes at extension centers in nearby El Campo and Palacios.