High School Magnet FAQ’s
Can I apply to more than one magnet school?
Is there a separate application for each school?
This year will be the first year that there will be one application shared by all Magnet HS.
- Application process
Parents of Northside students do not need to create an account if they either enrolled online this year or completed the priority registration for returning students last spring. If they receive a message that an account already exists for the email address entered, please click the 'Forgot Password?" link and an email will be sent with instructions to reset their password. Out of district parents and new to NISD students will need to create an account to complete the application.
What if I'm accepted to more than one school?
Can I still apply if I have a few bad grades?
How does transportation work for magnet schools?
May I change my mind at a later time and transfer to another magnet school?
If I am not accepted to a magnet school as an 8th grader, is there another time I can try to apply again?
Are letters of recommendation needed to be considered for acceptance?
What if I begin the school year at the magnet and later decide I want to go to my home comprehensive high school campus instead?
For magnet schools other than Health Careers, what is the relationship between the magnet school and the comprehensive high school associated with the magnet school?
November 30, 2020: Application window opened
January 18, 2021: Application window closes
January 29, 2021: Acceptance letter mailed
February 8, 2021: Decision deadline