The HISD College Readiness Department, which is under the division of College and Career Readiness, is committed to providing higher education access to all HISD students and works closely with campuses and district departments to create and maintain a college-bound culture throughout the district. Starting in elementary school, students and parents are highly encouraged to take charge of their learning, connect with others about post-secondary education, and dive into preparing for college early.
Advise students to develop a college-going mindest, find the best fit & assist them through the college admission process.
Support students in identifying the best fit college and assist them in taking steps to enroll.
Equip students with tools, resources and skills needed to persist in college toward graduation.
Empower students to increase federal grants
and loan offers.
We help students obtain grants, scholarships, and other forms of aid to increase affordability.