The student selection process for the 2016-2017 school year is approaching.
Plano ISD Academy High School Application Process
Who should apply?
Current 8th grade learners who enjoy STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math), making connections across content areas, and are project-oriented. Interested learners should also embody the attributes outlined in the Learner Profile.
Application and Selection Process
- Submission of online application
Applications for school year 2018-2019 will be available on November 13th, 2017 and must be completed and submitted by midnight on Friday, December 15th, 2017. You will receive a confirmation screen (or email) after application submission. Please print and keep the confirmation for your records. You can also save a pdf file of your completed application.
- Mandatory attendance at an information meeting
In order to apply to Academy High School, parents/guardians of applicants must attend ONE of the parent information nights.Doors will open at 5:45 for an interactive self-guided tour of our campus where Titan Ambassadors will be on location to answer questions.The Parent Meeting will begin promptly at 6:30 on the third floor in the DOME. These information nights are scheduled for the following dates:
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
Monday, November 6th, 2017
Thursday, November 9th, 2017
All meetings will begin at 6:30 PM, and will be held at Academy High School.
3. Prospective Student/Parent School Tours
We will not be providing tours of our campus to prospective learners and parents outside the self-guided tours at 5:45pm on November 1,6, and 9.We encourage you to take advantage of these opportunities to see our building and visit with our Titan Ambassadors.
4. Middle School Visits
Academy staff will be visiting with all Plano ISD 8th graders at their middle school campuses throughout the month of October and November to give them a broader perspective on the choices available to them at Academy High School.
5.Selection Process and Important Dates
Students who desire to attend Plano ISD Academy High School and live within the Plano ISD boundaries will be provided an opportunity to complete an application. If there are more students than available spaces, students will be chosen for admission via lottery. There will be a balance of male and female students represented at the school. Student selection will be based on a proportionate representation across all middle schools in Plano ISD.
Applicants will be notified of the results of the admission process by January 5th, 2018 after 3:30 PM. Requests for early decisions cannot be honored.
When applicants have been informed that they have been offered admission to the Academy, they will be required to submit an online Academy Commitment Letter to secure their admission by January 12th, 2018.