Magnet Application Status

    For applications for the 
    2019-2020 school year
    If you submit an application during Phase 1 (September 28 - December 7, 2018), you will receive a letter informing you of the status of each application you submit on or soon after March 21, 2019 - our notification date. Each status type, possible action, and deadline will be detailed on this page. 

    If you need assistance in walking through this process or have any questions, e-mail us at, call the Office of School Choice at (713) 556-6947 or contact the appropriate school’s magnet coordinator.

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     Important Dates

    September 28, 2018

    The online system opens for applications. Paper applications may also be submitted. Applications may be submitted for Phase 1 - to be considered, if qualified, in general lotteries and auditions.

    December 7, 2018

    The last date that applications may be submitted for Phase 1. After this date applications may still be submitted for Phase 2.

    March 21, 2019

    Date on which parents are notified of application outcomes. These will be posted online and letters will be sent to all parents.

    June 1, 2019

    Date on which out-of-district applications may be considered. This is the start of Phase 3.

    July 31, 2019

    The last date for any activity involving Magnet transfers or acceptance.