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Information & Eligibility Guidelines

General Information - All Open Enrollment Students 

Applications will be approved based on criteria given in this document and on a first-come, first serve basis. Other factors that will be considered:

  • Building capacity
  • Current program or campus enrollment
  • Enrollment growth projections
  • Grade level enrollments
  • Teacher allocations
  • Professional staff allocations

  • There will not be a tuition fee for out-of-district students for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Students must re-apply annually for Open Enrollment.
  • Any student accepted for Open Enrollment will be required to provide his or her own transportation to and from school.
  • An application must be completed for each student that is applying for Open Enrollment.
General Information - Returning Open Enrollment Students
  • Students must re-apply annually and fulfill all requirements.
  • Students will receive a letter/application for the 2021-2022 school year by April 5, 2021.
  • Deadline for returning Open Enrollment applications is April 26, 2021.
  • Students will be notified of acceptance or denial between the dates of June 21 to June 24, 2021.

Enrollment Criteria

  1. The student must have 90% attendance for the previous semester and the last six weeks.
  2. The student must be passing all classes currently and for the last semester completed.
  3. The student must have passed all portions of the most recent Texas state-mandated assessment on the first administration. Students from home school, private school or non-accredited school must show successful achievement on district-delivered academic test.
  4. The student has not been placed in a DAEP/JJAEP or have a significant number of disciplinary infractions.

Denial Guidelines

  1. Record of poor attendance (i.e., excessive absences, tardies, late arrivals or early dismissals), late pick-ups and/or disciplinary infractions
  2. Enrollment specifically for the purpose of participating in athletics at receiving campus
  3. Falsification of information
  4. Failing grades
  5. Failing state-mandated assessment or other district academic test
  6. Failure to meet district criteria
  7. Increased campus staffing
  8. Student projections reach 95% of campus/program capacity

Revocation Guidelines
A campus administrator must hold a conference with the parent and inform the parent of the revocation and the reason(s) for the revocation.

  1. Repeated failure to abide by the rules specified in the WSISD Student Handbook or Code of Conduct
  2. Student commits a disciplinary infraction that mandates removal to the DAEP or JJAEP
  3. Documented pattern of poor attendance as stated in #1 under Denial Considerations
  4. Lack of parental support of campus policies or regulations
  5. Falsification of information
  6. Students who do not meet the enrollment criteria annually