• Office of School Choice
  • magnet

Application Timelines


  • Application Times for 2018-2019 Applications

    • Phase 1 (September 22, 2017 - December 08, 2017) 
    • Phase 2 (December 09, 2017 - May 31, 2018)
    • Phase 3 (June 1, 2018 - August 10, 2018)
  • Magnet Thursdays

    • Dates: October ( 5, 12, 19, 26), November (2, 9, 16, 30), and December 7
    • All Magnet Campuses will offer tours to interested parents.
    • These tours are intended to help parents learn more about Magnet programs to make more informed decisions.
    • Elementary tours are not intended for students as this will lead to unexcused absences for them.
    • Elementary & K-8: 9:00 a.m. & except the last Thursday of the month which will have tours at both 9:00 a.m. and 1:00p.m. (October 26 & Nov 30)
    • Secondary Programs: 1:00 p.m.

Changes to magnet app processing

  • To shorten the time parents and students have to wait to find out where a student has been accepted for the following year, we have changed the way we will be processing applications to Magnet programs.
      
     


School Choice Fairs for 2018-2019 Applications

Contact Us

  • Office of School Choice
    4400 West 18th St., Level 1SE
    Houston, TX 77092
    Telephone: 713-556-6947
    Fax: 713-556-6784 
     
    Justin Fuentes, 
    Assistant Superintendent 
    Office of School Choice 

Magnet School Listings

  • HISD offers 40-plus high school magnet programs that include early college high schools, career magnets, and The Futures Academy.

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  • Parents and students can choose from 20-plus middle school magnet programs that include international, college preparatory, and STEM.

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  • HISD’s 50-plus elementary magnet options range from Montessori, gifted and talented to international programs.

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Additional HISD School Choice Offerings

chater
Charter Schools
cate
CATE Programs
ib
International Baccalaureate
DL
Dual Language
emerge
Emerge Program
future linked
Linked Learning
jrotc
JROTC
Virtual
Virtual Learning Online
Hippy
 
EC
Early Childhood
cs
Community Services