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About This School

Bay Colony Elementary School is a public elementary school. The principal of Bay Colony Elementary School is Kathy Velghe, who can be contacted at kvelghe@dickinsonisd.org. 670 students attend Bay Colony Elementary School and identify primarily as Asian/Pacific Islander; Asian; and White, non-Hispanic. 23% of the Bay Colony Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 44% of the 670 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 51% have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Bay Colony Elementary School is 16:1. Calder Road Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 3%
Asian 5% %
White, non-Hispanic 35% 38%
Hispanic 32% 43%
Multiracial 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 22% 16%
Native American or Native Alaskan 2% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51% 62%
Limited English proficiency 23% 13%
Economically disadvantaged 44% 57%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    My boys loved attending this wonderful place. The teachers are wonderful and well liked by both kids and parents. The administration was always caring and respectful. It makes me sad that my boys will not be able to continue going to school at Bay Colony.

  • (1 year ago)

    I love being part of the school family at Bay Colony! We serve the greatest children and their families. Bay Colony is a dynamic and positive place to be! The principal is very caring toward the staff and visitors and is completely dedicated to meeting the needs of the students. She puts the needs of the students above all else. She greets as many students as she can each morning and always has a smile and something nice to say to them. She remembers the little details about the students and their families and that makes them feel special. The principal and the entire staff work very hard to make sure the academic and emotional needs of the students are met. This staff is very happy to work together and the enthusiasm to work together and with the students is contagious! Come visit us at Bay Colony and you will love it too!

  • (1 year ago)

    The staff and the principal are very caring toward the students and welcoming to the parents and visitors. It is a community school that makes visitors feel welcome. The teachers expect the students to learn as much as possible and they have high expectations. The support staff is very helpful and there always seems to be someone available to help when visitors come to an event on campus.

  • (6 years ago)

    This school is awesome ! Great teachers and I love the organization there. Very close knit and right in the middle of the Bay Colony Community ! The teacher here 'care'

  • (7 years ago)

    My daughter loves it here. The programs are great and the teachers are awesome. Everyone seems to work together to ensure sucess. I love that all students have 2 main teachers to help them adjust to switching classes in higher grades.

  • (8 years ago)

    Nice school! Good teaching and nice large school though it is still overcrowded. Lots of parent participation.

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