Limited Open Enrollment is for out-of-district families living in the greater Houston area who are interested in attending Alief ISD schools.

Alief ISD Limited Open Enrollment Information

  • Parents of students living outside the Alief ISD attendance boundaries will have an opportunity to apply to enroll their children in selected Alief ISD schools for the school year through the Limited Open Enrollment Program.

    The program will help Alief ISD because state funding is based on enrollment. For each additional student enrolled in Alief ISD, the district retains more of its local tax revenue, which in turn will help the district support its maintenance and operations, as well as continue to build innovative programs and retain highly qualified staff.

Gain Access to Alief ISD Award-Winning Programs

  • Students enrolled in Alief ISD through Limited Open Enrollment will enjoy tuition-free access to the many innovative educational programs the district offers.  These programs include:

    • Innovative Pre-K Experiences
    • STEM Academies
    • Two-Way Dual Language
    • Center for Advanced Careers
    • Elite Fine Arts
    • Nationally-Ranked Athletics

Limited Open Enrollment Application Process

  • The application for Limited Open Enrollment (LOE) is open and ready for first-time applicants and for current LOE students who wish to return to Alief ISD for the upcoming school year.

    Parents of students who enroll through the Limited Open Enrollment program are responsible for transporting their children to and from school. There is no tuition fee for attendance. 

    Students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade are eligible for the Limited Open Enrollment Program. Pre-Kindergarten students can apply if they meet enrollment criteria set forth by the Texas Education Agency.

    Alief ISD will accept as many students as space is available and at the discretion of the district. Due to existing student enrollment, the following schools will not be accepting limited open enrollment students:

    • Sneed Elementary School
    • Budewig Intermediate School
    • O’Donnell Middle School
    • Alief Early College High School
    • Kerr High School
    • Taylor High School

    Limited Open Enrollment applications are currently being accepted. Applications and supporting documents can be submitted online using the digital application in English or Spanish. District administrators will review the applicant’s previous attendance, discipline, and academic achievement and provide a response within 7 - 10 days.

Frequently Asked Questions

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