Galveston ISD middle schools host tours for parents and students this week
Those interested in attending Galveston ISD schools encouraged to tour the schools before turning in applications for 2012-2013 school year, due on March 9
GALVESTON, TX – Several Galveston ISD middle schools open their doors this week to parents and students interested in applying for admittance for the 2012-2013 school year. Austin Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Middle School (1514 Ave. N 1/2), Central Middle School Media Arts Academy (3014 Sealy Ave.), and Scott Collegiate Academy (4115 Ave. N 1/2) will be hosting school tours Tuesday, February 21-Friday, February 24 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and will be held every hour during school hours.
Central Middle School Media Arts Academy will also host a parent meeting for outgoing 8th graders on the high school options available in Galveston on Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 6 p.m. All parents and students are welcome to attend.
KIPP Coastal Village (721 10th Street), set to house Grades 5-7 at a new campus at 1110 Moody Ave. next year, hosts school tours on Friday mornings at 8:30 a.m.
The school district is now accepting applications for the 2012-2013 school year at all levels. Applications for all schools are due March 9 by 4:00 p.m. All applications must be delivered to the GISD Support Center Office of Curriculum and Instruction at 3904 Avenue T.
Parents are encouraged to visit middle school campuses to assist in selecting the best program for their child. All applications, including middle school applications, can be found on the GISD website at www.gisd.org/schoolsofchoice and at the GISD Support Center. Please be sure to return your application to the GISD Support Center by Friday, March 9 at 4:00 p.m. or postmark it on or before the March 9 deadline.
The GISD mailing address is:
Attn: Curriculum and Instruction Office
P.O. Box 660
Be sure to state your top three campus options on the form. GISD will make every attempt to grant applicants their first choice. If there are more applicants than spaces for any program other than Austin Middle School, a random lottery will be conducted. The district will make every attempt to give those who did not receive their first choice their second choice.