The Phase I window for School Choice Applications has not yet opened. Please read this important message from the Office of School Choice: 

    "Dates for the School Choice Application for 2024-2025 are being finalized. We will communicate these dates as soon as we have them. They will also be posted on our website and communicated to all schools. You may also check the Office of School Choice Website for updates."  
    HISD School Choice / Homepage (houstonisd.org)


    Once applications open, please note that the date of your submission does not affect your chances of receiving a seat as long as you submit within the window. Also note, if you are new to the district and trying to submit an application for the 2023-2024 school year, you can do so now by contacting the Magnet Coordinator, Laura Mathus.

    Come Check Out Our School! Fine Arts Magnet Tour Dates & Times:
    October 26th @ 9:20am
    November 2nd, 9th, 16th, 30th @ 9:20am 
    December 7th @ 9:20am

     Tours must be scheduled in advance. Please email Laura.Mathus@houstonisd.org or call 713-226-2600 to schedule your tour. 

    Want to Learn More About All Houston ISD Magnet Schools?? Come to a School Choice Fair! 

    School Choice Fairs - Dates & Times:
    October 28th @ Northside High School
    November 4th @ Westside High School
    November 11th @ Bellaire High School 
    December 2nd @ Milby High School

    All fairs are from 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Have you read this important message from Superintendent Miles regarding School Choice and HISD? Check it out here.

    For help with your application or any questions related to the School Choice process, please contact Laura Mathus at:Laura.Mathus@houstonisd.org713-226-2600 

  • We are a Fine Arts Magnet School proud to offer a variety of classes in 4 Art Areas:

    Visual Art
    Digital Art

    At Marshall, Magnet students receive an arts-focused education! Every Magnet student will choose and enroll in at least one Fine Arts class per semester and will attend daily. These courses develop and prepare students for a future in the arts. Each student will receive:

    • A quality education from a teacher trained in the specific art area

    • Project-based opportunities that include student leadership and peer collaboration 

    • Daily hands-on learning opportunities 

    • Collaboration opportunities and Master Class opportunities with arts community partners and fine arts high school partners 

    • Guidance and preparation for Fine Arts Magnet high school auditions

    All Marshall Magnet Students also receive these enriching opportunities throughout the year:

    • Exciting field trips

    • Competition opportunities

    • Multiple performance opportunities in the school and community 

    • Magnet Social Events during school hours 

    • Magnet Nights with families 

    Marshall Middle Academy of Fine Arts is also proud to offer:

    • A robust and rigorous academic experience 

    • Special Education 

    • Gifted and Talented Education 

    • A state-of-the-art STEAM Lab for maker space activities 

    • A multitude of exciting elective courses 

    • An array of after-school clubs 

    • A successful athletics program including numerous sports 

    Remember that Magnet students are also provided Houston ISD bus transportation! Don’t let distance deter you from applying to this incredible school. 

    Come join us for your journey into your future in the arts! We are proud to welcome you to Marshall Middle Academy of Fine Arts! #catamountsdream

    For more info contact:
    Laura Mathus
    Magnet Coordinator