• The academy application for the 2022-2023 school year is closed. 

    Important Information: Please review the updated changes to EIC Local at https://www.fortbendisd.com/eiclocal


Prospective Students

  • The Fort Bend ISD High School Academies are designed to offer specialized programs for academic achievement in a variety of career clusters. Academies are personalized, small learning communities that function within a larger high school. Academies exist to provide specialized learning communities with concentrated and robust course pathways comprised of career and academic classes. 
    Admission Criteria
    Applicant must be a resident of Fort Bend ISD at the time of application.
    • Non-FBISD students will need to upload a copy of their deed or lease agreement and a copy of their current utility bill to the application in order for us to verify that they reside within the FBISD attendance zone. 
    The Academy Selection Committee will consider each student's: 
    • 7th-grade term grades
    • 8th-grade term grades
    • Academy interview
    • 7th grade STAAR exam scores (Waive for the 2021-22 application)
    The Academy Selection Committee recommends that students applying to the Math and Science or Engineering Academy complete Algebra I prior to the start of their freshman year of high school.  
     Admission Requirements:
    • Successful completion of all parts of the 7th-grade STAAR exam. (Waive for the 2021-22 application)
    Final Acceptance, contingent upon:
    • Successful completion of all 8th-grade courses during the academic school year.
    • Successful completion of all parts of the 8th Grade STAAR exam.
    • If a student does not meet the above requirements, the student will automatically be placed on Academic Probation for the student's incoming Fall semester
    Number of Students Accepted
    The number of students selected for an academy will be determined based on campus utilization.
    Additional Academy Information 
    Are you wondering what you can do in college for Global Studies? Use this document as your starting point! You may be surprised by what is out there! 
    The Global Studies Academy class of 2024 will begin their studies at Travis High School
    *Please note that any student attending an academy outside of the attendance zone in which he/she resides will be ineligible for varsity athletic competition during the first year of academy attendance.  

Important Dates 2021-2022 Academy Application

2021-2022 GSA and IBMA Open House Video

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Last Modified on May 2, 2022