Galvestonians place a high regard on education. The city boasts a strong public and private school system that gives parents and students several options. Some graduates continue their education on Galveston Island at one of three institutions of higher learning: Galveston College, the University of Texas Medical Branch and Texas A&M University at Galveston.
Looking for ways to better utilize their educational facilities during the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Galveston Children’s Museum has decided to open up the GCM Learning Center. Lead by a team of certified teachers and assistants, “GMC is doing what we do best in supporting families in these crazy times – meeting the online schooling needs in an enriching and stimulating environment, through intentional play, all within a COVID-19 safe setting” said Nancy Schultz, Founder and Executive Director. Read more…
The Galveston Independent School District serves more than 7,000 students on Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula, with two high school programs, five middle school programs and six elementary schools.
Ambassadors Preparatory Academy (APA) is an open enrollment public charter school with a mission of providing a safe, hands-on, learner centered environment.
Holy Family Catholic School continues the tradition of Catholic education in Galveston, providing instruction for prekindergarten to eighth grade.
O’Connell College Preparatory School’s excellence stems from its roots as the oldest continuous Catholic high school in Texas.
Satori School is an independent secular day school serving students in prekindergarten through fifth grade.
Galveston College is a comprehensive community college, offering university-transfer, career and continuing education.
TAMUG offers a unique blend of marine and maritime programs, including majors in science, business, engineering, liberal arts, and transportation.
UTMB Health is a major academic health sciences center of global influence, with medical, nursing, health professions and graduate biomedical schools; a world-renowned research enterprise; and a growing, comprehensive health system.
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