Hamilton County Schools Announces New School Options And Timeline

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

For the 2019-2020 school year, Hamilton County Schools is opening enrollment to a select group of schools, “My Future Schools,” to which students across the district will be eligible to apply. Officials said, "Opening enrollment to these schools will provide students with a diverse range of options outside of their neighborhood zoned school. These schools will be in addition to the 15 magnet schools that were previously open to all students."

 

“Choosing a child’s school is one of the most important life decisions for a parent,” said Dr.

Bryan Johnson, superintendent. “Whether a student has dreams of being a dancer on Broadway, an engineer designing alternative energy transportation of the future, or learning the skills needed for an exciting career in medicine, Hamilton County Schools provides opportunities and options to open doors to the vast possibilities available for your child to find success.”

There are four categories of schools students are eligible to apply for outside of their zoned school: Magnet Schools, Future Ready Institutes, Early College, and Open Enrollment Schools.

Over the next several months, Hamilton County Schools will provide several opportunities for families to visit and learn more about these school options. See the timeline below for more information.

 

January 2019

  • Jan. 14 - Magnet Schools Fair
  • Jan. 15, 16, 22, 23- Magnet Schools Open House Events at the schools
  • Jan. 31 - Magnet Schools applications close

 

February 2019

  • Feb. 1 - Applications for Future Ready Institutes, Early College and Open Enrollment Schools open
  • Feb. 23 - Magnet Schools placements announced
  • Feb. 19 - My Future Schools Fair for Future Ready Institutes, Early College and Open Enrollment Schools
  • Dates TBD - Open House for Future Ready Institutes, Early College and Open Enrollment Schools

 

 

March 2019

  • March 15 - Applications for Special Programs and Open Enrollment Schools close

 

April 2019

  • April 1 - Special Programs and Open Enrollment Schools placements announced
  • April 1 - Hardship Applications open

Magnet School applications are currently open and will close on Jan. 31, 2019. Families can apply for magnet schools here. Applications for Future Ready Institutes, Early College and Open Enrollment Schools will open on Feb. 1, 2019.

 

Magnet Schools

 

Early College

Open Enrollment Schools

Future Ready Institutes

Brainerd High School

§  The Institute of Aviation

§  The Institute of Law, First Responders and Forensic Science

·         Central High School

§  The Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics

·         East Hamilton Middle High School

§  The Bryan College Institute of Leadership, Business, and Marketing

§  The Tinker, Innovate, and Engineer Institute

·         East Ridge High School

§  The Institute of Building and Design

·         Hixson High School

§  The Institute for Future Business Leaders and Owners

§  The Institute of Advanced Agriculture, Food, Natural Resources, and Technology

§  The Institute for Health Careers and Medical Advancement

·         The Howard School

§  The Erlanger Institute of Healthcare and Innovation

§  The Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management

·         Lookout Valley Middle High School

§  The Institute of Digital Media

·         Ooltewah High School

§  The Institute of Architecture and Engineering

§  International Baccalaureate

·         Red Bank High School

§  The Institute of Engineering and Computer Science

·         Sequoyah High School

§  The Institute of Industrial Manufacturing

·         Signal Mountain Middle High School

§  International Baccalaureate World School

·         Soddy Daisy High School

§  The Institute of Media and Entrepreneurship

·         Tyner Academy

§  The EPB Institute of Technology and Networking

§  The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Institute of Teaching and Learning

 


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