2016-17 APPLICATION PROCESS  (will change for Fall 2017-18  and will be posted when available)

During the application period, applications will be available at any Dallas ISD school, Dallas ISD Administration Building (3700 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75201), Dallas ISD website (www.dallasisd.org/magnets).  Download application to print.


For your convenience, apply online at www.dallasisd.org beginning December 5, 2016. Paper application will be available at any Dallas ISD school beginning December 5, 2016. Paper applications may be submitted to your first choice school beginning January 12, 2016. Only complete either an online or paper application, not both. However, if you have more than one child, an application must be completed for each child applying for a Magnet Program. Falsifying information on the Magnet application will invalidate the application, and the students application will be excluded from the selection process.
Download the Online Application Instructions


The application deadline is January 31, 2017 at 4 pm.

NOTE: Students who applied online must submit required documents the first choice school by Wednesday, February 1, 2017 no later than 4 pm.


  • Application (If you applied online, bring a printed copy of the application)
  • Copy of student’s semester report card
  • Norm Referenced Test (For Dallas ISD students, STAAR results are required)
  • Any existing IEP and/or 504 plan/accommodation plan, if applicable.
  • Proof of residency (only current electric, gas, water bill or lease/mortgage will be accepted) If you are residing with someone else, a Notarized “Proof of Residency Affidavit” along with an original utility bill will be required.