• Admission to Durham Elementary School – Kinder – Fifth Grade
    Interested students may be admitted to grades kindergarten through grade 5  See below:
    • Live in the Durham Elementary School attendance zone that is determined by the Houston Independent School District. A search tool will determine your school assignment for elementary, middle and high school.
    • Be accepted on an approved magnet school transfer during the transfer period. Applications for the 2017-2018 school year will be accepted between November through December for round one admission. If space is still available, slots will be filled after June with round two applications received after December. The number of students accepted each year is based upon space availability at each grade level.

    • Be accepted on an approved Dual Language transfer for PK – 2nd grade. 

    • Apply for Space Available Transfers. Space-available transfers give students the option of transferring to any school in HISD, as long as there is available space in the specified grade levels at the campus of choice, after all other types of transfers have been accepted.
    Admission for Pre-kindergarten Classes 
    Title I Pre-kindergarten Program - Eligible students may be served at any Title I campus in the district based on space availability.
    Tuition Pre-Kindergarten Program - Admission as a tuition pre-kindergarten student is based upon space availability. Applications will be accepted from April through May. Because space is extremely limited, students zoned to Durham and siblings of students currently enrolled will receive priority acceptance.
    Magnet school transfers are not available for admission to the pre-kindergarten program.