HSoC Weekly Update

April 24-28, 2023

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Recent Graduates

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End of Course - STAAR Testing

E.O.C.Testing Dates

Below are the testing dates for the various subject areas to be tested. as a reminder if you haven't passed the corresponding exam it is a requirement f you to take that exam. All Students should show up no later than 8:15 on the date of the test.

STAAR Test Dates (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness)

Reminders for Testing Days

  1. Students should get a good night’s sleep and have a healthy breakfast prior to testing.
  2. Please arrive on time to school – testing begins promptly.
  3. Schools are closed to visitors on days when testing is being administered.

Testing begins at 8:15 a.m. each day.

Biology - 4/25/2023

History - 4/27/2023

Algebra I - 5/ 4/2023

Please get in touch with Ms. Scott @ escott@wisd.org for any additional questions.

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Scholarships & Money for Trade School and College

Check out the HSoC scholarship page. You may find it very comprehensive and easy to use. We encourage students to apply for college scholarships and financial assistance for college and trade schools.

For a quick overview of the scholarship page, and how it can help you, and where you can find scholarships and resources. Click below and start discovering just some of what Scholarships are available to you.

Click Link: https://www.wisd.org/Domain/597

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New Students to HSoC

HSoC is and has been successful because of YOU, the students who have come here and been successful completing, in many cases, a student's last chance at success! It's time to replenish our numbers. If you know a student similar to you that may need an opportunity as you did at HSoC have them apply at HSoC.

Remember the minimum requirements for acceptance into HSoC:

  • Need to have a minimum of three (3) E.O.C. (End of Course Exams / STAAR Tes) passed or waived
  • Must be enrolled into WISD prior to acceptance. No Out- of- District students.
  • Attendance is a significant factor.
  • Transportation is not provided.
  • Discipline offensives are a major factor considered in the acceptance.

Students wanting to apply for the 2023-2024 school year we are accepting applications now! apply at : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSenBauFh0Kvpn3tNIYy96dueFKtO_9SEY3I8pEWGdzVsjnUOg/viewform

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Cap and Gowns

The following students have Caps and Gowns ready to pick up. Pick-up times between 9:00 am- 3:00 pm daily.

Escamilla, Hailey

Eason, Drew

Hernandez, Alexander

Higginbotham, Cole

Johnson, Keyonna

Hudson, Paige

Hun-Vega, Gabriel

Metzier, Mckenna

Murray, Matthew

Rodgers, Tamiera

Renfroe, Bella

Willis, Jamarion

ACT | SAT Testing 2023-2024 School Year

The dates below are strictly based on dates this year and we have room to move as I have made notes and put assessment widows by each….


· PSAT- October 11 (This year we have a window to choose a date instead of College Board giving us the date. I am assuming this is become PSAT will go ALL digital in the Fall. The window is October 2-31

· PreACT- November 8th (Typically the PreACT window in anytime between Sept 1-June for 10th grade students)


· SAT- March 20 (The testing window is March 4-April 26)

· ACT- March 26 ACT has typically been more flexible in when you can test but they have released some testing windows based on if it’s paper or online….




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High School Of Choice

We are an alternative high school, designed to help at-risk students achieve their goals of high school graduation and beyond. HSoC supports students through rigorous, innovative, and engaging learning experiences. Every student will be empowered to fiercely navigate their world with resilience, purpose, courage, humility, and pride.

Academic Performance and Effort

It is an expectation that all High School of Choice (HSoC) students put forth the effort to reach their maximum potential. Academic excellence is achieved by challenging yourself to improve on every assignment or task you encounter.

WISD Vision: Our vision is to be a district where innovation thrives and growth is limitless