BCISD Non-discrimination policy: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Bay City ISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, marital status, veteran or military status, disability or any other legally protected status.
The Bay City Independent School District is in compliance with provisions of Title IX of the Public Law 92-318 education amendments of 1972. The Bay City ISD does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the operation of its educational programs and activities or in its admissions and employment practices. Inquiries concerning Bay City ISD's policies under the provisions of Title IX may be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Bay City ISD, 520 Seventh Street, Bay City, Texas 77414 or by calling (979) 401-1005.
Community and Student Engagement Evaluation 2017 (CaSE)
Texas Education Agency Division of Career and Technical Education -- Updated Aug. 2019
Public Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career and Technical Education Programs
Bay City ISD offers career and technical education programs in Agriculture Food and Natural Resources, Architecture and Construction, Arts, Audio Video Technology and Communications, Business Management and Administration, Finance, Health Science, Hospitality and Tourism, Human Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
It is the policy of Bay City ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
It is the policy of Bay City ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
Bay City ISD will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs.
For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Marshall Scott, Superintendent of Schools at 520 7th Street, Bay City, Texas, firstname.lastname@example.org, 979-401-1000 and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, Sonya Sonia, at 2801 Fifteenth Street, Bay City, Texas, email@example.com, 979-401-1040.
(Notificación Publica de No Discriminación en Programas de Educación Técnica y Vocacional)
Bay City ISD ofrece programas de educación técnica y vocacional en Agricultura y la Alimentación y Recursos Naturales, Arquitectura y Construcción, Arte, Tecnología de audio y vídeo y las Comunicaciones, Administración y Dirección de Empresas, Finanzas, Ciencias de la Salud, Hostelería y Turismo, Servicios Humanos, Tecnología de la Información, Manufactura, y ciencia, Tecnología, Ingeniería y Matemáticas (STEM).
Es norma de Bay City ISD no discriminar en sus programas, servicios o actividades vocacionales por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo o impedimento, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación de 1972, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda.
Es norma de Bay City ISD no discriminar en sus procedimientos de empleo por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, impedimento o edad, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, la ley de Discriminación por Edad, de 1975, según enmienda; y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda.
Bay City ISD tomará las medidas necesarias para asegurar que la falta de habilidad en el uso del inglés no sea un obstáculo para la admisión y participación en todos los programas educativos y vocacionales.
Para información sobre sus derechos o procedimientos de quejas, comuníquese con el Coordinador del Título IX en Dr. Marshall Scott, Superintendente de las Escuelas en 520 Seventh Street, Bay City, Texas, 979-401-1000, y/o el Coordinador de la Sección 504 en Sonya Sonia, en 2801 Fifteenth Street, Bay City, Texas, firstname.lastname@example.org, 979-401-1040.
Credit by Exam Press Release - updated Feb 2019
Students Get 6 Chances to “Test Out of Classes”
The state’s education law, the Texas Administrative Code (TAC), will allow Bay City public school students to obtain credit in a course or grade level by passing tests approved by school district trustees. Texas law, 19 TAC Chapter 74, allows students to “test out of a course” by taking a “Credit by Examination” without prior instruction in the course(s) being tested. To earn credit for a grade or a subject the student must answer 80% of the questions correctly. In accordance with local school district policy, a student in any of Grades 6-12 may be given credit for an academic subject in which he or she had some prior instruction, if the student scores 70% on the test. The tests are rigorous, targeting all the objectives for the courses covered.
The following is the testing site and dates when testing are performed.
Bay City ISD Site – January 1 – March 31
Region III ESC Site – April 1 – June 30
Region III ESC Site – July 1 – September 30
Bay City ISD Site – October 1 – December 31
For tests administered on district timeline, contact your campus counselor for additional information.
The tests administered by Region III Education Service Center in Victoria on June 19th, 20th, and 21st, 2019 and again on July 10th, 11th, and 14th, 2019 from 9:00am - 4:00pm on each date. Registration applications may be picked up from each Bay City ISD campus counselors during the months of March, April, and May. Region III deadline for registration is June 3, 2019. There are no fees or costs to take the tests.
There is no flexibility on meeting the deadline dates.
For more information call your school counselor.
The District designates the following person to coordinate its efforts to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended:
Name: Dr. Marshall Scott III
Address: 520 7th Street, Bay City, TX 77414 / P.O. Box 2510 Bay City, TX 77404
Telephone: (979) 401-1005
Reports of discrimination based on disability may be directed to the ADA/Section 504 coordinator. The District designates the following person to coordinate its efforts to comply with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, which incorporates and expands upon the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended:
Name: Sonya Sonia
Position: Special Education Supervisor
Address: 2801 15th St, Bay City, TX 77414 / P.O. Box 2510 Bay City, TX 77404
Telephone: (979) 401-1040
Matagorda County Educational Services:
Matagorda County Educational Services (MCES) provides services to students with special needs. This free appropriate public education is offered to eligible children ages 3 through 21, who may have one of the following disabilities: learning disabilities, speech or language impairment, orthopedic or health impairment, emotional disturbance, mental retardation, autism, traumatic brain injury, other health impairment or multiple disabilities. Services for children who are deaf-blind, or have a visual or auditory impairment, may begin at birth.
If you think that you know a child ranging in age from Birth to 21 years old, who may have speech, language, or developmental delays, and resides in Matagorda County, please call MCES or the school campus which is closest to your home and ask to speak with the Educational Diagnostician or Licensed Specialist in School Psychology to schedule an appointment for a free screening. You can also contact Special Education Services at 979-401-1040 for more information on how to obtain a free screening.