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    Phase 1 – January 18, 2024 – February 23, 2024

    All documentation must be uploaded by 2/23/24

    Notification Day – March 26, 2024

    Phase 1 Acceptance Deadline – April 9, 2024


    Phase 2 – Opens March 26, 2024 

    Phase 2 deadline for CURRENT HISD students to apply via School Choice is August 2, 2024. After August 2nd, any NEW (to the district) student may apply pending space at the campus of choice.

    Waitlist removal/retire deadline is August 9th, 2024. Any student on a waitlist will be removed on this date.


    Apply here (link to HISD school choice site - https://www.houstonisd.org/schoolchoice )

    Registration information can be found here (link to HISD registration page - https://www.houstonisd.org/enroll )


    Westside High School is a visionary high school with diverse programming that individualizes the student’s educational experience.  It is one of a handful of HISD high schools offering 2 separate magnet programs. The S.T.E.A.M. Magnet program offers students the opportunity to pursue their interest in one of the following fields: Audio Video Production, Business, Computer Science, Culinary Arts, Engineering, Health Science, or Legal Studies. The Futures Academy of Health Science Magnet program offers a student the opportunity to earn a high school diploma AND 60 college credit hours. Students who have the desire to get a head start on their career by taking college classes in high school, earning an Associate's degree, and ultimately attending a four-year university, should definitely apply for the Futures Academy of Health Science magnet program.






  • Magnet Tours

    Please join us on the following days for information sessions and tours. 

    January 11 – 1 PM

    January 18 – 5 to 7 PM for the SHOWCASE

    January 25 – 1 PM

    February 1 – 1 PM

    February 8 – 1 PM

    February 15 – 1 PM

    February 22 – 1 PM

  • Contact Us

    Stephanie Matlock

    Westside High School Magnet Coordinator & Campus Transfer Analyst



  • Office of School Choice

    4400 West 18th St., Level 1SE

    Houston, TX 77092

    Phone: 713-556-6947

    Fax: 713-556-6784 

    Email: Schoolchoice@houstonisd.org


    Justin Fuentes, 
    Executive Director of School Choice Performance