Educating Today's Students for Tomorrow's World

  • “Galveston ISD School buildings are closed until MAY 4 due to Coronavirus precautions. Instruction is still happening via several online platforms. Monitor your email and contact your child’s teachers for more information” READ OUR NEWSLETTER BELOW. 

    “Los edificios escolares de Galveston ISD estaran cerrados hasta Mayo 4 debido a las precauciones de Coronavirus. La instrucción todavía está sucediendo a través de varias plataformas en línea. Revise su correo electrónico y comuníquese con los maestros de su hijo/hija para obtener más información " LEE LA NEWSLETTER ABAJO.



    Reading is a MUST! Make sure you are reading 45 min every day.

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  • State Representative Mayes Middleton offers a personal Congratulations to Central for 6 Distinction Designation accomplisment. 

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    TEA Commissioner Mike Morath & Dr. Lewis 

    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 was an excellent opportunity to reconnect with colleagues and build new partnerships. During The Texas Partnership Opportunity event Mike Morath offered insight on Innovation relevant for the Now & Future. A personal invitation was extended to visit Central MS in Galveston. 

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    Relentless advocacy of innovation & equity for children of color

    Proud to Partner with this amazing human being-Dr. John B. King Jr. former Secretary of Education (Obama Administration).As President & CEO of The Education Trust-he shared his relentless advocacy of innovation & equity for children of color. A personal invitation was extended to visit Central MS GalvestonISD. He accepted!#unstoppable

    Dr. Lewis & Dr. King

    Central making History being featured as a Demonstration Campus at TABSE

    TABSE : Texas Alliance of Black School Educators

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    City of Galveston Proclamation

    A Surprise Announcement by City of Galveston’s Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Brown; A Proclamation! Declaring 8/31 as Central Media Arts Academy Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day!

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  • Welcome to Central Middle School

    School Hours : 8:15 am to 3:45 pm.

    Main Office Hours 7:55 am to 4:00 pm.

    *From 3:30 pm to 3:45 pm all staff members are on duty to make sure students exit the building safely.

    Students are encouraged to arrive at school by 7:45 a.m. to prepare for the school day. Breakfast will be served from 7:45 a.m.-8:00 a.m. 


    Early Pick up Policy:  

    Picking up students prior to regular dismissal time is extremely disruptive to the class and your child's education. No child can be checked out of school after 3:15 pm.  

    Cell phone Policy: 

    Cell phones/Electronic devices are allowed on campus, but must be turned completely OFF upon entering the building. Cell phones/ Electronic devices must remain OFF and not visible while in the building. If a cell phone/electronic device is picked up, a parent must pick up the phone/ electronic devices and pay a $15.00 fee.

    These devices may be used in the classroom for instructional purposes ONLY as directed by the teacher and must be turned off and not visible at the conclusion of classroom activity.


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    • Pants: Must be khaki or black for all grade levels. NO JOGGERS. *Belts are required. 
    • Polo style Shirts: 5th Grade: Dark Green   6th Grade: Red   7th Grade: Navy Blue   8th Grade: Black *T-shirts are not permitted as replacements.  
    • Sweaters: Must be SOLID COLOR and same color of their uniform shirts. Example: 8th grade wears a Black polo shirt, therefore the sweater must be Solid black. NO HOODIES.
    • PE Uniform: Grey T-Shirt, Blue or Black knee length shorts & Closed toe sneakers.
    • Backpacks: Must be see-through, clear or MESH only.

    Click here for more detailed information about DRESS CODE


  • Parents need to register their student for transportation every year. Please fill out the 2019-2020 Transportation Request Form and drop off to the Transportation Department. Please drop off your form at: GISD TRANSPORTATION FACILITY 3101 83RD ST GALVESTON,TX 77554 (Monday - Thursday, 8am - 4pm ) -OR- by email to Angie Imerito at

    * Please note: GISD families can still request transportation after the deadline, but should expect delays in their Transportation Services up to 2 weeks after school begins.  

    For questions, call 409 761 6575


     Central Middle School Your School of Choice

    Mission Statement

    To deliver High Quality Instruction that will prepare all students for High School, College and Careers.

    To fulfill this mission, we will inspire a life-long love of learning, create a family friendly school and empower student leadership.

    Vision Statement

    Develop all students in knowledge, skills and character strengths that will prepare them to be globally competitive in an increasingly complex world.


    Student Academic Achievement and Safety is our # 1 priority—NO EXCUSES!



    Your child’s STAAR scores will be posted to the Texas Education Agency Texas Assessment Data Portal.  You can view your child’s scores by going to the link below.  Simply fill in the requested information to find your child’s unique access code. Available on June 12. 


District Announcements

  • Teen Health Clinics

    Teen Health Clinics

    Three Teen Health clinics with exterior doors have reopened on Monday, March 23. They will begin making appointments for children who do not have any symptoms or contacts that could indicate a Coronavirus case. Appointments are required until further notice and patients will be screened on the phone and at the door.

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  • Galveston ISD to Suspend Normal Operations Through April 10

    Galveston ISD to Suspend Normal Operations Through April 10

    Superintendent Dr. Kelli Moulton has announced that Galveston ISD will extend the suspension of normal district operations through Friday, April 10 in an effort to support the nation’s need to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Ball High JROTC Cadet earns a commission to the U.S. Military Academy West Point

    Ball High JROTC Cadet earns a commission to the U.S. Military Academy West Point

    Torres, a Ball High School senior, will become the school’s first graduate since 1991 to become a first-year cadet, or plebe, at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

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  • Health Update 2.28.2020

    Health Update 2.28.2020

    An outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus, first identified in China, is occurring. I want to assure you that our school district is monitoring this situation and following the guidance and expertise of trusted national and local sources.

    These officials have stated that the current risk to our school community is low. We are taking the same precautions to protect against the coronavirus as we take to prevent the spread of other common illnesses as well as a few additional measures.

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  • Austin Middle School in Galveston, TX is a Texas School to Watch!

    Austin Middle School in Galveston, TX is a Texas School to Watch!

    The National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform and the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as part of a national recognition program have designated Austin Middle School in Galveston, TX and Galveston ISD as a Texas School to Watch! Austin Middle School joins approximately 50 other campuses across Texas with this distinction and honor.

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