Freshmen Applications

Incoming Freshmen

The application deadline is February 9, 2018. Applications are available online.

Letters will be mailed out to applicants on March 2, 2018

Commitment letters and responses are due by March 9, 2018.


Eighth Graders Who Attend NISD Middle Schools

For any year that you did not attend a NISD Middle School,  you will need to submit information from any previous middle schools attended with your application:

Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Please DO NOT include any additional information including recommendations or support materials as they are not utilized in the lottery selection process.

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Eighth Graders Who DO NOT Attend NISD Middle Schools

These items must be submitted with your application: 

  • Official copy of transcript that includes 
    • 6th & 7th grade GRADES 
    • 6th & 7th grade STAAR and any other standardized test results. 
    • 6th & 7th grade Attendance 
  • Please include information from any previous middle schools attended. 
  • Copy of semester report card. 
  • A copy of the middle school discipline report for 6th, 7th and 8th grade verified by an administrator. 
  • Signed student and parent commitment (inside page). 
  • A handwritten paragraph entitled “Why I Would Like to Attend HCHS” (inside page). 
  • Completed Magnet School Course Selection Card (back page). 
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, and current Immunization Records.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Please DO NOT include any additional information including recommendations or support materials as they are not utilized in the lottery selection process.

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