The Houston Independent School District prides itself on its varied and vast school choice options for students. HISD also remains committed to providing equity in access to high-quality educational programs and instruction. School Choice options include neighborhood schools, Magnet programs, specialty schools such as career academies, early college high schools, and charter schools. We invite you to take a closer look at the Houston Independent School District. You will see that Houston's public school system offers students a world of great opportunities that will prepare them for success-in college, in careers, and in life.
Applications for the 2015–2016 school year will be accepted starting November 3, 2014. Printable applications will also be available. All lottery results are subject to verification by the School Choice Office. Any malfunction of the lottery system will result in the immediate voiding of the drawing. The Houston Independent School District reserves the right to void and repeat any lottery drawing that results from any system malfunction or human error. All lottery sessions will be held in Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center.