General Information

  • HOW TO APPLY

    For your convenience, apply online at www.fwisd.org/choice. If you have more than one child, complete an online application for each child applying for a Gold Seal Program of Choice or School of Choice. Falsifying information on the Choices application will invalidate it, and the student’s application will be excluded from the selection process.

    LOTTERY

    Admission is based on a computer-generated selection process. Students will be given the following weighted ranking order during the lottery process as determined through Board Policy:

    Gold Seal Programs of Choice (Including Como Montessori and Daggett Montessori)

    1. Students living in the school’s attendance zone
    2. Siblings of resident students who are concurrently enrolled in the school’s Program of Choice
    3. Children of resident District employees 
    4. Students living in the District but outside of the attendance zone
    5. Children of non-resident District employees 
    6. Students living outside of the District

    Gold Seal Schools of Choice (Not including Como Montessori and Daggett Montessori)

    1. Siblings of resident students who are concurrently enrolled in the school’s Program of Choice
    2. Children of resident District employees 
    3. Students living in the District but outside of the attendance zone
    4. Children of non-resident District employees 
    5. Students living outside of the District

    NOTIFICATION OF LOTTERY RESULTS: Parents and students will be notified via email the week of February 3, 2020. 

    WAITING LIST

    Students not selected to their first choice will be placed on a waiting list for their first choice. 

    TRANSPORTATION

    Transportation is provided to in-District students.

    • Elementary Schools of Choice (SOC) and Gold Seal Programs of Choice (GSPOC) bus stop locations will be at elementary school campuses.
    • Middle school SOC and GSPOC bus stop locations will be at middle school campuses.
    • High school SOC and GSPOC bus stop locations will be at middle school campuses.
    • The Transportation Department will consider stop requests for locations greater than two miles from the designated home elementary/middle school campus. All additional stops will be based on the greatest concentration of students to be served in an area.

    Bus routes are determined by students’ home addresses only. Transportation is not provided for before or after school activities or extracurricular activities.

     

Contacts

2020-2021 Key Dates