Admissions and Enrollment

  • Application Information 

    Mark White Elementary is a non-zoned school, which means there is no attendance boundary.  

    • It is a boundary option school for Briargrove, Emerson, Pilgrim, and Piney Point.  
    • There are no admission requirements.
    • French Immersion program is in PK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade for the 2019-2020 school year.  For non-French speaking students, you may apply for PK, Kinder, and 1st grade. For students who live outside of the Briargrove, Emerson, Pilgrim, and Piney Points zone, he/she may apply for a discretionary transfer.  Discretionary transfers will be approved based on space available.  
    • If the school receives more applications than spaces available, a lottery will be conducted. 
     
    There are 2 options to apply for a transfer to Mark White Elementary.  Applications for the 2018-2019 school year may be submitted now. Parents will be notified of acceptance in March. Please read below to determine which type of application you will need for the 2018-2019 school year. Applications will be processed using the following phases. At the end of Phase 1, if there are more applications than spaces available in a particular grade level, a lottery will be conducted.
    • Phase 1 (Dec. 6, 2019)
    • Phase 2 (Date TBA)
    • Phase 3 (Date TBA)

     

    Option #1-Use this option if you interested in our French Immersion Program.  If you are a parent of a PK, Kindergarten, or 1st grade student who would like to participate in the French Dual Language Immersion Program, please complete the paper transfer application here.  In the section titled “Reason for Transfer”, please write-French Dual Language Immersion.  Please indicate if you already have a child attending Mark White Elementary.  You may submit the paper application to ajacks18@houstonisd.org OR you may drop it off at Mark White Elementary.  To be including in the lottery for Phase 1, you must submit by the date listed above.

     

    Option #2-Use this option if you are currently zoned to Briargrove, Piney Point, Emerson, or Pilgrim and are NOT applying to the French Immersion Program  If you are a parent of a PK-5th grader and would like to enroll, please complete the online application here.  You also have the option of paper transfer application, which can be found here.  You may submit the paper application to ajacks18@houstonisd.org OR you may drop it off at Mark White Elementary.  To be included in the lottery for Phase 1, you must submit by the date listed above.