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Magnet application deadline for Phase 2 is May 31 

Parents who would still like to apply for a magnet school for the 2017-2018 school year or would like to reapply to a school at which their original magnet application was dropped or released have until Wednesday, May 31 to do so.

Parents who participated in Phase 1 of the application process (Sept. 30 – Dec. 9, 2016) were notified of the status of their submissions on Thursday, March 23. Phase I includes in-district applications only.

After all applications in Phase 1 have been processed, eligible Phase 2 students who meet a program’s qualifications will be considered in the order in which their application was submitted (online or on paper).  Continue reading

School Choice Orientation Sessions Scheduled Through Oct. 3

Several hundred parents and students came out to Burbank MS on Sept. 17 to learn more about school-choice options available at HISD and preview HISD’s new online magnet application. While HISD will continue to take paper applications for the district’s 115 magnet schools, the new online system will make it more convenient and less time-consuming for parents and students.

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