Magnet Program Dates and Deadlines


    September 27, 2019

    Phase 1 opens; applications may be submitted online or by paper 

    All qualified in-district applications received during this phase will be entered into lotteries or be offered auditions.


    December 6, 2019

    Phase 1 closes; last date to change application ranks 


    December 7, 2019

    Phase 2 opens

    All qualified in-district applications received during this phase will be considered on first-come, first-served basis if space is available


    Janaury 30, 2020

    Notification of application status will be viewable online and letters will be sent to parents via USPS mail


    February 29, 2020

    Phase 2 closes


    March 1, 2020

    Phase 3 opens

    Only in-district applicants new to HISD and out-of-district applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis, if space is available



    School Choice Fairs


    Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019

    Time: 9:00-12:00 PM

    Location: Sterling High School

    Address:  11625 Martindale Rd, Houston, TX 77048


    Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019

    Time: 9:00-12:00 PM

    Location: Washington High School

    Address:  4204 Yale St, Houston, TX 77018  


    Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019

    Time: 9:00-12:00 PM

    Location: Sharpstown High School

    Address:  7504 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77074


    Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019

    Time: 9:00-12:00 PM

    Location: Milby High School

    Address: 1601 Broadway St, Houston, TX 77012




    For additional information, call the HISD Office of School Choice at 713-556-6947 or visit the HISD School of Choice website at https://www.houstonisd.org/magnet