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
Pre-k , 1,2-5
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
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
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
Coastal Bend College - Beeville
Junior college offering several academic and technical degree programs in Business, Science and the Arts.
Admissions Office: (361) 358-2838