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  • weather alert

    After careful consideration of weather conditions concerning the eminent rain event in the Gulf of Mexico, Galveston ISD is announcing the decision to cancel classes for students Wednesday September 18, 2019. 

    The combination of pre-dawn rain and high tide indicate a probable safety issue for students and staff.  Safe travel to and from Galveston ISD is a primary concern.

     Changing weather events and additional communication will be shared via ebsite, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and local cable Channel 17.

     Please be safe and pay attention to weather warnings.
    FYI - the city will post impassible roadways at 

     There will be no need to make up the student minutes for this event because our calendar provides for this type of closure.  

     There is no cancellation of indoor events for the remainder of today-Tuesday.  After-school programs today will run as scheduled. 
    If your student is a bus rider, the GISD buses will continue to operate on their regular bus schedule.
    Athletic event changes will be communicated by the Athletic Director's office.

     The regularly scheduled GISD Board meeting will be held, as posted, in the GISD Support Center Wednesday 9-18-19 @ 6:30pm.  Board training will begin at 5:45pm.

    Ball High Athletic Weather UPDATES (as of 9/17 3:20pm):

    • Tennis matches will be rescheduled for Thursday 9/19/19.
    • Volleyball games will be rescheduled for Thursday 9/19/19.
    • Baseball and Golf have cancelled practice Tuesday 9/17 and Wednesday 9/18.
    • Varsity Football will practice in the Lower Gym 9/17 and have cancelled Wednesday’s practice.

  • Our Mission:

    The mission of Galveston ISD is to Educate, Engage and Empower EACH student for a life of Excellence

    Galveston ISD offers charter schools, Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) programs, magnet schools, and a Mega-Magnet High School with four smaller learning communities. Students are aided by open enrollment as well as the absence of school zones throughout the district.



     To contact the Transportation Department and Bus Barn,
    please call (409)761-6175



    NEVER AGAIN IS TOO SOON - Presented by the Galveston ISD Police. Click here for your free guide to active shooter situations.


    Standard Response Protocol

    With the help of our wonderful Ball High School students, we put together a quick video explaining each Standard Response Protocol.

    The Standard Response Protocol (SRP) provides consistent, clear, shared language and actions among all students, staff and first responders, that can be applied in any emergency. Click here to learn more.

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    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.

    STAAR Results


      View the GISD 2017-2022 Strategic Plan Here!

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