Registration is for new K – 5th grade students currently living in the West University Elementary school zone.  Do not apply if you do not currently live in the West U Elementary as no transfers are accepted.  All 3 steps below must be completed and verified before we will be able to place your student in a class.


    • Step 1: Verify that your home address is within the West University Elementary School zone: https://www.houstonisd.org/_findaschool


    • Step 2: Once you have verified that West University is your zoned school, you must register with HISD online.  Make sure you have selected the 2021-2022 Academic Year: 2021-2022 EnrollmentIt is very important that all documents are uploaded when you apply. Applications cannot be processed if documents are missing. 
      1. Student's Birth Certificate - Required
      2. Parent/Guardian Identification - Required
      3. Utility Bill (Gas, Water, Electric) only (NO other bill can be accepted) - Required
      4. Lease (all signed pages) or HCAD property statement, or mortgage documents - Required
      5. Report card and/or Transcript (Withdrawal form if mid-year) – Required 
      6. Immunization Records - Required
      7. Other school records: SPED, ARD, 504, LEP, etc. paperwork - May be turned in within 2 weeks after enrollment 
      8. Medical records: allergies, diagnosis, current medical conditions. - Optional


    • Step 3: Submit required documents from the Pony Pack in addition to completing the online registration (Step 2 above).  The Pony Pack can be downloaded here.  Please print single-sided only the required documents and submit them in a large envelope or pocketed folder.  There will be a dropbox inside the main entrance of West U.  School hours are 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM.  A separate packet must be completed for each student. 


    Email Alma.Estrada@houstonisd.org for questions concerning enrollment.

Important Enrollment Information

  • Enrollment is based on a first come, first serve basis with all completed registration information. HISD does not allow schools to hold spaces for new, incoming students. 


    Kindergarten Student Enrollment ONLY:  All incoming kindergarten students must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 of the school year the child begins kindergarten.  This is a State of Texas law and there are no exceptions to this law. 


    Additional Requirements for students enrolling in 1st through 5th grades:

    • Students enrolling in first through fifth grade need last report card, standardized testing, and withdrawal sheet from previous school. Provide address and phone number of previous school.
    • If your child qualified for Vanguard/GT at another HISD school you will need to bring a copy of the GT Matrix and GT Status report for placement in our Gifted & Talented program.


    Contact Brianna Wheelock at BWHEELOC@houstonisd.org for any questions concerning the Gifted and Talented program.


    Email Alma.Estrada@houstonisd.org for questions concerning enrollment.