Elementary Programs (Grades K-4)

Online Elementary School Applications are accepted January 17, 2017 - February 17, 2017.

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Burnet-Early Childhood University School of Academic Excellence (Grades K-4)

Morgan Elementary Magnet School of Science & Engineering (Grades K-4)

Oppe Elementary Magnet Campus of Coastal Studies (Grades K-4)

Parker Elementary School of International Studies (Grades K-4)

Coastal Village Elementary

 


High School Programs (Grades 9-12)

Online High School School Applications are accepted January 17, 2017 - February 17, 2017.

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AIM College & Career Prep (Grades 6-12)

Ball High School

 

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Community

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Community will provide students with an accelerated curriculum focused on the STEM disciplines. Students will take Pre-Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement courses as well as have an op­portunity to learn career-themed information, receive project-based classroom instructions, and challenging real-world experiences with internship opportunities.

The STEM community equips students with tools that will

prepare them for post-secondary learning and career opportuni­ties in the STEM fields with a specific emphasis on engineering, (mechanical, chemical, and civil) architecture, aerospace science, geology, robotics programming, and drafting.

 

Courses offered in this community include:

                        Introduction to Engineering

                        Principles of Engineering

                        Digital Electronics

                        Aerospace Engineering

 

Students are eligible to earn a STEM endorsement from the state of Texas.

 

Biomedical Engineering and the Medical Professions Community

Students participating in this medical community will be exposed to curriculum and careers related to science with an emphasis in health care, bioscience, and biomedical engineering. The Biomed­ical Engineering Community is specifically tailored to prepare students for college entry to further their education in the medical sciences. Classroom, laboratory and clinical sequences are designed to provide students with competitive advantages that far surpass standard high school programs.

Students will be required to take Pre-Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement courses and will receive career-themed information, project based classroom instruction, challenging re­al-world experiences with internship opportunities at The Universi­ty of Texas Medical Branch and Galveston College.

 

Courses offered in this community include:

                        Principles of Biomedical Science

                        Human Body Systems

                        Scientific Research and Design

                        Anatomy and Physiology

 

Students are eligible to earn endorsements from the state of Texas in STEM and Public Service.

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Community

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Community builds

invaluable outlooks, skill sets, and relationships necessary to

develop innovative, impactful solutions to today’s problems in the business and finance world. The goal of this community is to give students the knowledge and skills to excel in core subject areas, while promoting their interests in business development, social ser­vices, and global markets.

Students are encouraged to take Pre-Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement courses as well as participate in career-themed internships, project-based classroom instruction, challenging re­al-world experiences and innovative learning opportunities.

Internships will be available with the assistance of the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce to provide real-world job shadowing opportunities in Galveston.

 

Classes taken might include:

                        Principles of Business              Entrepreneurship

                        Business Law                           Automotive

                        IncubaTOR                              Welding

                        Accounting                              HVAC

 

Participating students will be eligible for an endorsement from the state of Texas in Business and Industry or Public Services.

Media Arts & Digital Technology Community

The Media Arts and Digital Technology Community provides students with a college-ready curriculum that intersects their inter­ests with media arts and design. The goal of this community is to give students the knowledge and skills to excel in core subject areas, while promoting their interests and talents in media arts and technology.

Students are challenged to apply their skills through digital photography, film, animation, web design, broadcasting, music and graphic design. Students are encouraged to take Pre-Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement courses as well as participate in career-themed internships. A Magnet Schools Assistance

Program grant has allowed the purchase of state-of-the-art,

industry-standard equipment used in real-world careers.

 

Classes students might take include:

                        Audio/Video Production

                        Web Design

                        Media Animation

                        Video Gaming and Design

                        Advertising and Sales Marketing

 

Participating students will be eligible for an Arts and Humanities or a Public service endorsement from the state of Texas.

 

 

 


Educating Today's Students for Tomorrow's World

The Galveston Independent School District Curriculum and Instruction Department is dedicated to the success of all students and is committed to excellence in teaching and learning. Collaborating with our instructional staff, the curriculum department focuses on research-based instructional best practices and works to provide a rigorous curriculum designed to ensure innovative, customized learning opportunities for all students.