Partner Networks

With one application, you can apply multiple children to multiple schools in the Apply Houston network.

You can use Apply Houston to apply to any of the following network’s schools. Apply to three or more schools to increase your chances of being accepted at a school of your choice.

With 65+ options, it’s easier than ever to find and apply to the best-fit schools for your children.

Learn more about each public charter school network:

A+ Unlimited Potential
2 Houston Campuses, Grades 6-8

A+ Unlimited Potential is an innovative, personalized charter school network serving 6th-8th grade students in the Houston area, which grows students into scholars.

Students know answers. Scholars ask questions. Our scholars dedicate themselves to a lifelong pursuit of learning and personal growth.

Through the power of GREAT Personalized Learning, we inspire scholars to believe in their unlimited potential and take ownership of their success by sparking a passion for self-improvement.


The ResponsiveEd mission is is to provide hope for students through educational options that promote a free society and cultivate moral and academic excellence.

ResponsiveEd seeks to be responsive to the needs of the community. In keeping with this goal, we offer a variety of educational options—educational “brands”—that reflect the diverse interests, goals, and learning styles of the students within the communities we serve.

Étoile Academy Charter School

Be one of our founding families! Étoile Academy Charter School is a brand new, open-enrollment, college-preparatory charter school in southwest Houston. Our mission is to ensure that every student in grades 5 through 8 has the academic and character foundation necessary to succeed in high school, graduate from college, and pursue ambitious life goals.

With a focus on character development and structure, we ensure that all students receive challenging academic instruction and individual support. We provide all students double the traditional amount of time in math and literacy to ensure all students are prepared for high school and college. We also offer financial literacy courses and fine arts courses for all students. Our focus on high-quality teachers and family involvement allows every student to achieve academically and pursue ambitious life goals. Étoile Academy will support students in the transition to high school and college.

KIPP Houston Public Schools
28 Houston Schools, PK-12

KIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program, is on a mission to develop in underserved students the academic skills, intellectual habits, and qualities of character necessary to succeed at all levels of pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, college, and the competitive world beyond. Finishing its second decade, KIPP has become a national leader in the movement to provide all children with access to an excellent education.

For PreK3, PreK4 and Kindergarten, you must submit your form in person at a KIPP school. Bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate and proof of home address with you.

You can only enter one lottery application for one KIPP school, per child.

Promise Community Schools
6 Houston Campuses, PK-12

At Promise Community Schools, we focus on the whole-child and on each student’s individual strengths. Everything we do is aimed at providing a high-quality education, both inside and outside of our classrooms. We take care of our children. We ensure they learn. This is our promise.

The culture of our Promise Community Schools is firmly planted in what we believe. We are a community school. All of our campuses have a warm, loving and welcoming community feel.

YES Prep Public Schools
16 Houston Campuses, 6-12

At YES Prep, everything is designed to support their mission that every student will graduate college prepared to lead. As a result, YES Prep graduates are earning their college degrees at four times the rate of their peers with similar economic backgrounds.

YES prep operates 17 campuses serving 12,600 students in grades 6 – 12. This includes partnership campuses located within Aldine and Spring Branch ISD schools. Visit Aldine and Spring Branch ISDs to apply for partnership campuses.  In August 2018, YES Prep will open its 18th campus.

The Lawson Academy
1 Houston School, 6-8

The vision of The Lawson Academy uses a creative academic curriculum to build student success and to develop the whole person. Academy scholars utilize innovative learning approaches and technology to become college-ready and to develop into civic-minded, contributing members of the global community. The Academy offers single-gender education, which creates educational opportunities that don’t exist in the coed classroom.

Each scholar who attends The Lawson Academy is recognized as an individual who has unique abilities, needs, and interests. For that reason, they foster a student-centered learning environment that models high expectations for academic achievement and that provides an atmosphere of mutual respect for students, staff, family, and community members.

Neighborhood Schools
2 Houston Schools, PK-12

Neighborhood Schools’ mission is to provide children, with the help of existing community partners, the academic and life skills necessary to succeed in school and contribute to society as adults.

All children complete their PreK-12 education ready for success in college and/or careers, with the freedom to choose the most fulfilling life path. As adults, they will be empowered by gratitude to help the next generation of learners.

Bloom Academy
1 Houston School, K-5

Through rigor, joy, and character development, Bloom Academy Charter School prepares all kindergarten through fifth grade scholars for success in middle school, high school, and college, and to lead lives of positive impact in their communities.

The school will open in August 2019 with kindergarten and first grade classes.