Registration Information

2018-19 Registration Dates   *** SEE BELOW ***
updated May 25, 2018 

New Students

  • TBD
  • Call 989-891-0614 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 upcoming school year Course Selection Guide Website page.


Seniors, Juniors & Sophomores - Open registration is TBD.  Schedules will be located in the main hallway.  You may also check out your books on this day.  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 2019)
    • *A special senior picture date has been set aside for all 12th graders which will be used in the Yearbook. ***Date to be determined***

Freshmen(Class of 2022) - TBD

  • All incoming 9th graders (Class of 2022) *student only function
  • Time:  TBD
  • 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
  • Leave book bags and purse at home


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 TBD.

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 Principal Marciniak.  Click the previous link to upload & print the form.
  • 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 Principal Marciniak.  Click the previous link to upload & print the form.


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
  9. Completed:  BCPS Home Language Survey
  10. Completed:  Student Residency Statement Form
  11. Completed:  Concussion Awareness Form
  12. Completed:  Special Education Transfer Student - Parent Permission Form (if applicable)
  13. Completed:  Sports Interest Form (if interested)
  14. Transfer Information Form (included with registration packet)
  15. Transportation Busing Form (information below and include with registration packet)


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

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

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 the upcoming school year" included in the registration packet and 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 2018-19 school information.