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LIVE EDUCATION AND SCHOOLS Clear Creek Independent School District 2425 E. Main St., League City, Texas 77573 281-284-0000 www.ccisd.net Enrollment: 42,200 The leader in visionary education, the Clear Creek Independent School District is one of the largest school districts in Texas, serving 42,000 students in its 27 elementary, 10 intermediate and seven high schools. The district spans 103 square miles and 13 municipalities in two counties, including League City, Webster, Kemah, Seabrook, Nassau Bay, Clear Lake Shores, El Lago and Friendswood. District students perform at a higher level than their state and national peers on the PSAT, SAT and ACT exams. The district is home to nationally recognized visual and performing arts programs, competitive athletics and strong college and career preparatory programs. The district also places great emphasis on the well-rounded student, infusing character education and leadership development programs with academic curriculum. As the region continues to 20 | 2020 League City Regional Chamber of Commerce grow and expand, in May 2017, the community approved a $487 million bond to improve district schools and support services. The Bond Program is in full gear, with 41 percent of the $487 million bond projects under contract and underway as of September 2018. For the 16th straight year, the district earned the highest rating possible from the Texas Financial Integrity Rating System. A member of the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium, the district is also home to the Texas Superintendent of the Year (2012), the Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year (2013) and the World Champion Robotics team. The district has been named a “Top Workplace in Houston” by the Houston Chronicle for six years. Dickinson Independent School District 2218 FM 517 E., Dickinson, TX 77539 281-229-6000 www.dickinsonisd.org Enrollment: 11,600 The Dickinson Independent School District is fast-growing district serving more than 11,600 students who are offered a full range of educational opportunities, from basic instructional programs to special education, gifted and talented, bilingual, college preparation and career and technical programs. The district encompasses 61 square miles, including the city of Dickinson, the unincorporated communities of Bacliff and San Leon, as well as a portion of League City, La Marque and Texas City. More than $365 million has been invested in district facilities in the past two decades through five voterapproved bond issues, the most recent a $70 million bond in 2016. Ten of the 14 Dickinson ISD school buildings have been constructed in the past 20 years as either new construction to accommodate the growing number of students or replacement facilities for aging campuses. The other four have had renovations and/or expansions during that same time. The 2016 bond referendum provided for construction of Kranz Junior High, which opened in August 2018, and the new ninth grade center scheduled to open in August 2019 at Dickinson High School. The district’s STEM Academy offers more than 400 students in grades 5-8 innovative science, technology, engineering and math instruction. The program, housed at Barber Middle School and Kranz Junior High. Public Charter Schools Odyssey Academy — Bay Area Elementary 2600 Stanley Drive, El Lago, TX 77586 281-326-4555 odyssey-academy.com/oabaelementary Grade levels: PK3-5 Odyssey Academy — Bay Area Secondary 102 E. Walker St., League City, TX 77573 281-332-7788 odyssey-academy.com/oabasecondary Grade levels: Pk3-12 Private Schools Bay Area Christian School 4800 W. Main St., League City, TX 77573 281-332-4814 bacschool.org Grade levels: PK-12 St. Mary Catholic School 1612 E. Walker St., League City, TX 77573 281-332-4014 stmarylc.org Grade levels: PK-8 South Shore Montessori 201 South Shore Blvd., League City, TX 77573 281-334-7345 southshoremontessori.com Grade levels: PK-6