Other School Enrollment Information (Magnet, GT, Greater Waco)

Enrollment Periods

Below are listed the application windows for the 2018-2019 school year.

Hillcrest Professional Development School (PK-5) & Lake Air Montessori Magnet School (PK-8) are Waco ISD's Elementary Magnet Campus options. The enrollment period for Waco ISD Magnet Schools is from December 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018.

Hillcrest PDS & Lake Air Montessori Magnet and use a random lottery process for student selection rather than geographic boundaries or attendance zones. Any student, living within or beyond the Waco ISD attendance boundaries, may apply to one of these magnet programs.

ATLAS Academy at Tennyson Middle School (6-8) is Waco ISD's GT Middle School campus option. The application window for 2018-2019 is January 15-February 16.

ATLAS Academy is a school specifically designed for middle school students who have been coded Gifted & Talented. All GT students are encouraged to apply.

The Accelerate Program offers Waco ISD students the chance to complete both their high school diploma requirements and their Associates Degree requirements through McLennan Community College at the same time. The application window for 2018-2019 is January 15-February 16.

There are also County Level (Trans-District) options for you child's education. The Greater Waco Academies; one for Manufacturing Careers and one for Health Care careers.

GWAMA and GWAHCA accept applications from students who attend schools throughout the Waco area. Please check with your high school counselor to find out if you are eligible to enroll.