Registration Information

2016-17 Registration Dates   *** SEE BELOW ***
updated July 7, 2016 

New Students

  • August 15-16, 2016
  • Call 989-893-9541 to schedule an appointment with your counselor.  Counselors are assigned by the first initial of student's last name.  Click here to find out who your counselor is.
  • Appointment will last approximately 1/2 hour.
  • Please be sure to bring completed paperwork with you and the original birth certificate.  Continue to scroll down to view the paperwork you will need to bring with you.
  • Click here to be redirected to the 2016-17 Course Selection Guide website page.


Seniors, Juniors & Sophomores - Open registration is August 23, 2016.  Come to the Auditorium when arriving for registration on this date.  Again, this is open registration so all grades 10, 11 & 12 are registering at any time between 8 a.m. and Noon.

  • Seniors (Class of 2017)
    • *A special senior picture date has been set aside for all 12th graders which will be used in the Yearbook. ***October 18, 2016 between 7am-4pm***

Freshmen - August 18, 2016:

  • All incoming 9th graders (Class of 2020) *student only function
  • Time:  *9am-2pm
  • Starting in the Large Gym
  • Students are responsible for their own transportation and will receive their schedule on this day
  • Wear comfortable clothing for a very active day

School pictures will be taken for every student whether purchasing them or not for a student ID.  ID will be printed that same day.  Picture day for all students is tentatively set to take place Wed., September 7, 2016.

The following items can be purchased on registration days:  To be determined.


If you are new to Bay City Public Schools and registering at Bay City Central High School you will need to know the following information:

  • If you live outside the district a School of Choice - Section 105 or 105C form must be completed and approved by Carla Derocher, Student Services Director at 910 N. Walnut St.  To print the form click on the pdf file below - "School of Choice Request".
  • If you live in the Western High School district but would like to attend Central High School a Building Choice Request form must be completed and also approved by Carla Derocher, Student Services Director at 910 N. Walnut St.

You must bring the following items with you when coming to your appointment:     

  1. Copy of:  Transcript of student's grades from prior school
  2. Copy of:  Current report card
  3. Copy of:  Exit report card
  4. Copy of:  Attendance sheet
  5. Copy of:  Original Birth Certificate
  6. Copy of:  Immunization Record
  7. Proof of Residency (i.e. driver's license, utility bill, lease, etc.)
  8. Completed:  BCPS Registration Questionnaire (can be printed from file below)
  9. Completed:  BCPS Home Language Survey
  10. Completed:  Student Residency Statement Form
  11. Completed:  Concussion Awareness Form
  12. Completed:  Indian Education Program - Title VII Student Eligibility Certification Form (if applicable)
  13. Completed:  Special Education Transfer Student - Parent Permission Form (if applicable)
  14. Completed:  Sports Interest Form (if interested) *can be printed from file below

You may also drop off or mail your completed forms to:

Central High School  
Registration Material
1624 Columbus Ave.
Bay City, MI 48708

Summer office hours are:  **TO BE DETERMINED**.   Due to summer vacation schedules and meetings please call ahead if planning to stop by the office.  The number is:  989-893-9541.   

If your student will need to ride a bus to and from school next year it is vital that you complete and return the "Student Transportation/DayCare/Shared-Custody form for 2016-17" also found on the Transportation Department website.  For further assistance please contact the Transportation Department at 989.662-4416 or click here to be directed to their web page.

We are looking forward to a great year!

Please take a moment to view the rest of our website for more 2016-17 school information.


Documents to View/Download
Download this file (CHS_Questionnaire.pdf)Registration Questionnaire[ ]
Download this file (CHS_Sports_Interest.pdf)CHS Sports Interest Form[ ]