• Reese Center Applications for the 2021-2022 school year


    Applications for programs at the James Reese Career and Technical Center are NOW OPEN. Applications will close on March 21st at 4pm. See below for general information and questions.





    Tues., Feb. 23


       Reese Center/CTE Application Opens @ 8:00 AM


    Sun., Mar. 21


       Reese Center/CTE Application Closes @ 4:00 PM

    Mon., Mar. 29


       Reese Center/CTE Notifications go out –

       Commitment due April 1st by 4:00 PM

    Mon., April 5


       Reese Center/CTE Waitlist Notifications begin –

       Commitment due April 8th by 4:00 PM


    General Application Information

    Who can apply?

    Current 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students (specific courses have specific grade requirements)

    • NEW this year: Students currently at Reese Center who wish to take a second/third-year course at Reese MUST apply to remain in the program


    Where can I find a link to the application?

    Direct Link: CTE.fortbendisd.com 

    Link provided on Reese Center webpage, CTE Department webpage, email sent out from Communication, Reese Center Twitter, etc.


    How do I access the application?

    Students log in using their FBISD username and password

    • NEW this year: Students select only 1 program/pathway of
    • Important to note: Once a student submits the application, changes cannot be made 


    What happens once the application closes?

    The validation/verification process begins. Student applications are checked for appropriate pre-requisite courses and “scored.”


    How will I find out if I got in?

    Students will receive an acceptance, waitlist or denial email in his/her FBISD email inbox. The same email will go to the main parent email provided in Skyward.


    What are acceptances based upon?

    Acceptances are based upon students’ academic progress, attendance, and discipline records in Skyward, program interest (as measured by Likert scale questions), and successful completion of pre-requisite courses if required.


    Appeals Process

    Click HERE to read about the Appeals process for the Reese Center