• Application Process 

     

    IMPORTANT DATES

    PHASE 1: SEPTEMBER 10th - NOVEMBER 11th 

    The Phase 1 application window for the 2021-2022 Magnet and Program Choice Transfers is now open. Apply online to be considered for the Phase 1 lottery. Applications must be submitted by November 11th to be considered for Phase 1. All qualified applications submitted during Phase 1 will be entered into a lottery. We highly recommend submitting applications before the deadline to ensure documentation verification.

     

    PHASE 2: NOVEMBER 12th -March 10, 2022**

    All qualified in-district applicants will be considered on a space-available basis and will be placed on the offered list after Phase II closes.  

    **Deadline for HISD Students to apply for transfers**

     

    PHASE 3:  March 11, 2022 - Onward

     All qualified applicants that are currently NOT in HISD or out of the district will be considered on a space-available and first-come-first-served basis.

    APPLY 

    • Visit HISDChoice.com to apply online. 
    • Paper applications are available online. However, it is highly recommended that you complete the application online since it provides more options for tracking and staying up-to-date.  The G/T  application deadline is November 6, 2021.           

     

     

    Online Application Demonstration from HISD Office of School Choice on Vimeo.

     

    Entering Kinder Vanguard Testing Dates

     **Pending**

     

     

    Entering Kinder Testing Location

      **Pending**

     

     

    Vanguard Testing for Grades 1st - 4th

    Parents must request testing at their enrolled/zoned HISD School and online via HISD Parent Portal

     ***November 6, is the deadline is for both Vanguard Magnet applicants AND G/T Neighborhood applicants***

     

     

    IMPORTANT

    • Vanguard Applications will require documentation.  All program choice applications will require documentation.
    • Please be on the lookout for emails or phone calls related to your applications. 
    • Applications will not be approved for the lottery without the appropriate documentation.

     

     

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Visit the link above for FAQ in regards to Magnet/Choice Schools

     

     

    For further information, please contact:
    Edith Santiago
    Carrillo Vanguard Magnet Coordinator
    esantiag@houstonisd.org
    960 S. Wayside Drive
    Houston, TX  77023
    (713) 924-1870

    Fax: (713) 924-1873