FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONSWho can apply?
Any CISD student can apply for a MyChoice Program, even if the program you are interested in is offered at a different school than your home campus.
Can my student apply for multiple programs?
Yes. Students have the opportunity to apply for up to three MyChoice Programs. Applications will be considered in the order of your selections (ex. 1st choice, 2nd choice, etc.).
How will students be selected?
Student applications will be reviewed by a team of administrators. If necessary, a lottery will be conducted for each MyChoice Program.
How many students will be selected?Space is limited, but we want as many students as possible to take advantage of our MyChoice Programs. The number of students selected for each program will vary from school to school.When will applications open?
The online applications for MyChoice Programs for the 2018-19 school year open January 29, 2018 at 8 a.m. and will close Friday, February 16, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.When will I know if my child is accepted into a MyChoice Program?
Families will be notified of placement Friday, February 23 by email.
My child is already enrolled in a MyChoice Program this school year. Do they need to submit a new application for the 2018-19 school year?
Yes. If your child is already in a MyChoice Program and intends to stay in that program, you will need to fill out an online application to indicate your desire to stay in your program of study.
If you need assistance with the online application process or if you need access to a computer or internet, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 817-297-5276 and we will be happy to help.
Is there automatic acceptance for siblings?
No. An application must be submitted for each sibling. All applications will be seated by lottery and weighted equally.
Will transportation be provided?
Yes, but the 2018-19 school year is the last school year that bus transportation will be provided for students attending a MyChoice Program away from their home campus. MyChoice Programs offered at the B.R. Johnson Career and Tech Center will still have transportation available.
For the 2018-19 school year, bus transportation will be available to each of the MyChoice Programs for students who live two miles or further from the MyChoice academy of attendance and/or for students who live along a hazardous route, based on CISD transportation guidelines.
Elementary programs: Will utilize neighborhood stops (within 0.2 miles of residence)
Intermediate, Middle and High School Programs: Will utilize neighborhood stops (within 0.5 miles of residence)
Please contact Durham Transportation for additional busing information at 817-297-5946 or 817-297-5947.
Will Special Education services be offered?
Yes. Special Education services will be offered to eligible students in every MyChoice Program.What if none of these new programs interest me or my student? Can we choose to stay at our home campus?
Absolutely! We will continue to offer the same traditional learning programs that our CISD students and families love at every campus. You can stay at your home campus or apply for a MyChoice Program. The choice is yours!
Will any other new programs be added in the future?
Yes. We want to expand our MyChoice Programs every school year. If you have an idea for a new program, please let us know!What is dress code for MyChoice Programs?
Dress codes vary from program to program. For more information, please check with your campus administrator.
If you have any other questions about MyChoice Programs, please email email@example.com or contact your child's campus.