Application
  • Applications must be completed for ALL new students
    and all students entering Kindergarten, 5th grade and 9th grade. 
    Students wishing to change campuses in the next school year must also submit an application.

    The Schools of Choice Application is available online
    and will ONLY be active on the dates listed below. 
    *NEW students entering the district outside of the open application dates below MUST go to
    GISD's Administration Building at 3904 Ave T to apply* 

    Applications may be submitted at any time during the Phase 1 and Phase 2 dates and are NOT considered on a first-come first-serve basis.

    APPLY HERE


    Phase 1 - January 13 - February 14, 2020
    (Austin MS and Ball High)

    Who:

    • 4th graders applying to Austin Middle School for the 2020-21 school year 
    • 8th graders applying to Ball High School for the 2020-21 school year
    • Current students wishing to change their campus to Austin or Ball High for the 2020-21 school year
    • APPLY HERE

    The link, www.gisdschoolsofchoice.org, will accept applications
    January 13, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. until February 14, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. 

    Notification: School assignments will be sent by mail no later than February 28, 2020

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    Phase 2 - February 24 - March 31, 2020
    (All Elementary Schools, Central, Collegiate, & Crenshaw)

    Who:

    • Students going into Kindergarten in the 2020-2021 school year
    • 4th graders applying to Central, Collegiate or Crenshaw Middle Schools* for the 2020-21 school year
      (*Bus transportation to Crenshaw is provided for students living in Bolivar, only)
    • Current students wishing to change to a different elementary campus or switch to Central, Collegiate, or Crenshaw Middle School in the 2020-21 school year
    • APPLY HERE

    The link, www.gisdschoolsofchoice.org, will accept applications
    February 24, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. until March 31, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

     Notification: School assignments will be sent by mail no later than April 17, 2020


  • School Information Nights & Tours

     +Pre-K Family Engagement Night! - Learn about your Kindergarten options.
    Thursday, February 6, 2020, 5:00-7:00 PM in the Scott Gymnasium.

    +Middle School Information Night- 
    Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 5:30-7:00 PM in the Ball High Cafeteria.

    +Kinder Round-Up!-
    Friday, May 1, 2020, 8:30 AM at the incoming Kindergartener's assigned campus

     

    +GISD School Tours at All GISD campuses -

    • 9:00 a.m. on Monday, January 27, 2020 (Phase 1: Ball High and Austin MS only)
    • 9:00 a.m. on Monday, February 3, 2020 (Phase 1: Ball High and Austin MS only)
    • 9:00 a.m. on Monday, February 10, 2020 (Phase 1: Ball High and Austin MS only)
    • 9:00 a.m. on Monday, March 2, 2020 (Phase 2: All Elementary Schools, Central, Collegiate, Crenshaw) 
    • 9:00 a.m. on Monday, March16, 2020 (Phase 2: All Elementary Schools, Central, Collegiate, Crenshaw) 
    • 9:00 a.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020 (Phase 2: All Elementary Schools, Central, Collegiate, Crenshaw) 
    • For more information, download the Tour Flyer- English or Tour Flyer- Spanish.
    • Call a campus directly to set up an alternate time, if necessary!