FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who 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 2017-18 school year open February 1, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. and will close Tuesday, February 17, 2017 at 10:00 p.m.
My child is already enrolled in a MyChoice Program this school year. Do they need to submit a new application for the 2017-18 school year?
No. If you your child is already in a MyChoice Program, you will not need to fill out a new application. However, all returning students must complete a letter of interest (PDF)
| (Spanish (PDF)
for the 2017-18 school year in order to stay in the program. Interest forms will be provided at their current campus.
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 817-297-5281 and we will be happy to help.
Will transportation be provided?
Yes. 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 (withing 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.
How were these new programs selected?
An Innovative Programming Planning Group (IPPG) was created to explore the expansion of innovative choice offerings in CISD. The IPPG includes more than 50 Crowley ISD staff members who collected input and ideas from all stakeholders through surveys, staff meetings and town halls with parents and community members.
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 elementary MyChoice Programs?
STEAM and Two-Way Dual Language: Does not require any addition uniforms. Please follow standard CISD dress code.
If you have any other questions about MyChoice Programs, please email email@example.com
or contact your child's campus.