• Academics

    photo of top ten grads 2018


    BCISD's size allows us to offer a more diverse curriculum than any other district in our area, yet we're small enough to give personal service and maintain that small-town feel. BCISD truly is a hometown school district with big-city opportunities!


    • Over 20 high school advanced placement and dual credit courses offered on site--may accumulate 40+ college credits before graduation, more than any other high school in Matagorda County.

    • Earn up to 4.5 high school credits in junior high

    • Outstanding elective offerings at Bay City Junior High

    • Kinder-12th grade honors, advanced, and gifted and talented program

    • AVID college prep program 

    • Bay City Scholars - challenges students to exceed state recommended graduation plan.

    • Since 2006, 11 National Merit Corporation Award winners, and 4 National Hispanic Scholars (as of Dec. 2013)

    • Three NASA Texas Aerospace Scholars since 2016

    • BCHS graduating classes regularly awarded over $1 million in scholarships yearly


    Our Graduates have gone on to:

    Harvard Princeton
    Yale New York University
    Stanford UCLA
    The University of Pennsylvania Northwestern University
    Rice University The University of Texas
    Southwestern University Texas A&M University
    Baylor University The University of Houston
    Texas Tech University Texas Christian University
    Southern Methodist University Trinity University
    Tulane The University of Alabama
    Pepperdine MIT
    Brown University Notre Dame
    Brigham Young University Wellesley
    U.S. Naval Academy U.S. Military Academy at West Point
    U.S. Air Force Academy Southern Methodist University
    Colorado School of Mines Lewis and Clark College
    Boston College  South Dakota School of Mines & Tech

    ...all major colleges in Texas and other prestigious universities