Before You Begin

This application is for Choice Schools only. To apply for a Transfer application, see "Transfer Process" menu choice.

Ask your child for his/her SBISD student ID number. This is a six-digit number, commonly known as their lunch number. You will need this for your application. 

Also, please enter all current SBISD student siblings.

How to Complete an Application

  1. You will need to log into SchoolMint. If you have a previous application, you will update your information and apply for the 2019-2020 school year.
  2. You will go through a series of questions. You might not know all the answers. The system allows you to save your application and complete at a later date.
  3. You need to enter your child's six-digit SBISD student ID. You can look up this number in SKYWARD - or ask your child to tell you his/her lunch number. 
  4. Once you submit your application, you cannot go back and make changes.
  5. Only complete applications are considered for the lottery.

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How to Accept/Decline an Offer

On February 22, 2019, after 4 pm, you will get notified by text message and/or email. This message will inform you of your child's status: either you received an offer from a school - or your child is on the Waitlist. Follow these steps:

  1. Log into SchoolMint.
  2. Evaluate your child’s lottery choice.
  3. You then manage your childs choice by accepting or declining the offer. The Waitlist stays open until the first three weeks of the 2020 school year.