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College Readiness

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. 

Mission Statement:

The HISD College Success Team exists to provide a high-quality comprehensive advising program to all students and families, empowering students to pursue and attain a college degree, transforming lives, schools and communities.
Application Application:
Advise students to develop a college-going mindest, find the best fit & assist them through the college admission process.
Matriculation Matriculation:
Support students in identifying the best fit college and assist them in taking steps to enroll.
Persistance Persistence:
Equip students with tools, resources and skills needed to persist in college toward graduation.
Empower students to increase federal grants 
and loan offers.
Financial Aid Financial Aid:
We help students obtain grants, scholarships, and other forms of aid to increase affordability.


College Readiness Department
1102 Telephone Road
Houston, TX 77023
Telephone: 713-967-5231
Fax: 713-556-7236