• Pre-K & Kinder Early Registration (for new students entering BCISD in Fall 2020):

    Bay City ISD Pre-K and Kinder students all attend John H Cherry Elementary School.

    March 28th, 9 am till Noon -- early registration at STAAR pep rally at Courthouse square in downtown Bay City
    Week of March 30th: Early Registration at Cherry, Monday-Friday from 9:00-11:30 am
    Evening of April 20th: Early Registration at Cherry, 4:00 to 6:00 pm
    Week of April 27th:  Early Registration at Cherry, Monday-Friday from 9:00-11:30 am

    Cherry Elementary houses all Pre-K and Kindergarten students. School day is 7:45 AM till 3:15 PM.
    Linnie Roberts Elementary houses all 1st and 2nd grade students. School day is 8:10 AM till 3:40 PM.
    Tenie Holmes Elementary houses all 3rd through 5th grade students. School day is 8:00 AM till 3:30 PM.
    BCJH -- grades 6-8. School day is 7:40 AM till 3:10 PM.
    BCHS -- grades 9-12. School day is 7:30 AM till 3:00 PM.

    Scroll down to see what items you need to bring to register.

    Registration during regular school year --

    Welcome to Bay City ISD! During the regular school year, students new to the district are invited to register at the campus where their child will be attending school.

    PRE-K -- all housed at Cherry Elementary
    Children who will be four years old on or before September 1 and meet the criteria are eligible for Pre-Kindergarten.

    Those eligible for Pre-K must meet one or more of the following:

    1) qualify under low income guidelines;
    2) qualify for the bilingual program;
    3) be homeless;
    4) be BCISD employees' children;
    5) be children of active military parents
    6) be in the conservatorship of the Dept. of Family & Protective Services (ex. Foster Care, etc.)
    7) b
    e the child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as a peace officer (3106.002), firefighter (3106.003), or emergency medical first responder (3106.004).

    Children who will be five years old on or before September 1 are eligible for Kindergarten. New Kindergarten students will register at Cherry Elementary. All district Kinder students will attend Cherry Elementary in Fall 2019. Students from Headstart MUST register for Kindergarten. 

    JOHN H. CHERRY ELEMENTARY, 2619 8TH ST, 979-401-1300


    TENIE HOLMES ELEMENTARY, 3200 5TH ST, 979-401-1400

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