Furr HS Magnet Programs
Furr High School Magnet Programs
Furr High School offers two Magnet Programs; Futures Academy and STEM:
-The Futures Academy Program gives students the opportunity to earn an Associate’s degree and valuable industry certifications in high-demand career fields while in high school through collaboration with Houston Community College. The Futures Academy programs are specifically tailored to meet the current and future needs of Houston’s thriving industries, which include the fields of medicine, shipping, energy, manufacturing, and computer technology.
-The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program prepares students for the most in-demand 21st-century jobs that help fuel our local economy and our nation’s growth. We provide an array of industry-specific disciplines that prepare students to enter a pipeline of talent for medical, energy, science, technology, arts, agriculture, engineering, and mathematics professions.
HCC Dual Credit is available to students enrolled in either program. Students must pass the TSI exam fall of their 10th grade year.
AP College Credit opportunities are also available to students in either program.
Barbara Jordan Career Center opportunities are available for all students starting their junior year to earn work based certificates in Welding, Health Science, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Business Management, & other industries. Please apply with your counselor in your 10th grade year.
- Every Thursday between September 24th and November 5th from 1PM to 2PM
- Join our virtual tour here.
Upcoming Virtual Magnet Fair Dates:
- September 19th 9AM-12PM (Microsoft Teams Link)
- October 3rd 9AM-12PM (Microsoft Teams Link)
- October 17th 9AM-12PM (Microsoft Teams Link)
- October 31st 9AM-12PM (Microsoft Teams Link)
- February 13th 9AM-12PM (Microsoft Teams Link)
Deadlines to Apply
The deadline for this 2020-2021 year has passed. Apply Here for the 2021-2022 School Year
Please apply early to ensure you have a good chance of receiving a space.
Phase 1: Sept. 19 - Nov. 6, 2020 Qualified in-district applications received during this phase will be entered into lotteries or be offered auditions.
K-12 Notification Date:
January 28, 2021
Notification Date Offers*
For offers received on January 28, 2021, applicants are provided until February 26, 2021 to respond to the offer and make arrangements to confirm the offered seat.
Phase 2: Nov. 7 - March 12, 2021* Qualified in-district applications received during this phase will be offered auditions or seats on a space available basis Phase 3: March 13 - onwards In-district applicants new to HISD and out-of-district applications will be considered on a space available basis. April 9, 2021* Last day for applicants to respond to the offer and make arrangements to confirm the offered seat
For more information contact Ms. Villarreal at 713-675-1118 or email@example.com.