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Education

Aransas County ISD is an independent county-wide 4-A school system serving a 280 square mile area including the communities of Holiday Beach, Lamar, Fulton, Rockport and a small portion of northern Aransas Pass. The District serves over 3,100+ students on five campuses: three elementaries, one middle school, and one high school, using 73.34 acres. During 2012 the elementary schools will under go complete renovation.

A.C.I.S.D. Business Office: (361) 790-2212  Web Site: www.acisd.org

 

 

Type of Schools

# of Schools

# of Teachers

# of Grades

Average Enrollment

 

Elementary

3

108

Pre-k , 1,2-5

1,400

 

Middle School

1

54

6-8

700

 

High School

1

73

9-12

900

 

Private (4)

1

7

PK-5

150

 

 

1

4

K-12

20

 

 

1

2

PK-6

15

 

 

1

1

K

15

 

Totals

9

249

 

Yearly Average 3,100+

 

Public School Special Programs: Gifted/Talented, Special Ed, 504, Career and Technology, G.E.D., Vocational, High School Advanced Placement and Dual Credit Classes, ESL, State Compensatory, Federal Title I, II, IV, VI Programs and Adult Education, Community Education, and Swim Program. Local Outreach Classes are available at Rockport-Fulton High School.

Data Source: Superintendent, A.C.I.S.D.; and the four private elementary schools: Sacred Heart, Lighthouse Christian, ABC School and Coastal Oaks Christian Schools. 

The Aransas County ISD Education Foundation - non-profit organization of citizens providing funding for special programs for ACISD students and teachers - www.acedfoundation.org

 

Colleges & Universities

Over 200 degree and certificate programs are offered through the four area colleges and universities:

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Four-year university specializing in Business, Education, Science and the Arts. A member of the Texas A&M University System.
Admissions office: (361) 825-2624, 1-800-4-TAMUCC 
www.tamucc.edu

Del Mar Community College
Technical and junior college with two campuses and outreach programs. Provides academic and specialized technical training to more than 2,400students each year.
Admissions/Registrars Office: (361) 886-1254 
www.delmar.edu

Texas A&M University- Kingsville
Four-year university offering programs in Engineering, Business, Science, Agriculture and Education. Several graduate programs are also offered by this member of the Texas A&M University system.
Admissions Office: (361) 593-2315 
www.tamuk.edu

Coastal Bend College - Beeville
Junior college offering several academic and technical degree programs in Business, Science and the Arts.
Admissions Office: (361) 358-2838