Applying to MSI is Easy

  • The Milby STEM Institute (MSI) is open to all students residing in HISD. Transportation may be provided to students who meet qualifications.

To apply for admission:

  • Submit your School Choice application by completing the application.

    Important date: March 26, 2024 

    Notification will be sent out to parents informing them of lottery results.

    When notification email is received, please follow the steps:

    1. Log in to your account, go to "TAKE ACTION" and follow the steps.
    2. Accept or Decline seat
    3. If accepted seat, upload documents required.
    • Proof of HISD residency (apartment rent receipt, utility bill receipt, or statement of residence)


    If student is coming from outside the district, please make sure to finalize enrollment by completing registration in the Magnet Office. The following documents are required:

    • Proof of address (utility bill)
    • Most recent report card/transcript if earned HS credits
    • Parent/Guardian ID
    • Shot records
    • Birth Certificate


    Eligibility Requirements:

    No matrix at time time for Magnet Program.

    Note: This may change for next school year's application (SY 2025-2026).

  • For more information on how to apply to the HISD School Choice/Magnet Program


    To apply to a School Choice/Magnet Program:

    Apply to Magnet Program


    Click here for the link to the online application.  

    It is the policy of the Houston Independent School District not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, handicap or disability, ancestry, national  origin, marital status, race, religion, sex, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression in its educational or employment programs and activities.