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Education

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.


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Public Schools

Galveston Independent School District

Galveston Independent School District

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

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy (APA) is an open enrollment public charter school with a mission of providing a safe, hands-on, learner centered environment.

Odyssey Academy

Odyssey Academy

Odyssey Academy is an open enrollment public charter school that exists to provide the best learning environment serving students from pre-K through high school.

Private Schools

Holy Family Catholic School

Holy Family Catholic School

Holy Family Catholic School continues the tradition of Catholic education in Galveston, providing instruction for prekindergarten to eighth grade.

O'Connell College Preparatory School

O’Connell College Preparatory School

O’Connell College Preparatory School’s excellence stems from its roots as the oldest continuous Catholic high school in Texas.

Satori School

Satori School

Satori School is an independent secular day school serving students in prekindergarten through fifth grade.

Trinity Episcopal School

Trinity Episcopal School

For more than 60 years, Trinity Episcopal School has nurtured children in an environment that emphasizes scholastic excellence and emotional growth.

Higher Education

Galveston College

Galveston College

Galveston College is a comprehensive community college, offering university-transfer, career and continuing education.

Texas A&M Galveston

Texas A&M University at Galveston

TAMUG offers a unique blend of marine and maritime programs, including majors in science, business, engineering, liberal arts, and transportation.

The University of Texas Medical Branch

The University of Texas Medical Branch

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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