Application Process


Apply Online or pick up a paper application at any DISD School.

Bring Documentation to SEM

  • Application (If you applied online, bring a printed copy of the application)
  • Copy of student’s most recent report card
  • Norm Referenced Test Scores (For Dallas ISD students, STAAR or TerraNova results are required)
  • Any existing IEP and/or 504 plan/accommodation plan, if applicable.
  • Proof of residency (only current electric, gas, water bill or lease/mortgage will be accepted)
    • If you are living with another family, or you cannot provide either of the above:
      • Signed letter stating family is living with another family and
      • Student Residency Questionnaire (click here for form) and
      • Utility bill (gas, electric, water) belonging to the person you are living with Dated within the past 60 days.
        If the situation is temporary, once you have moved into your own home, you will need to bring proof of residency for your new home

Take the SEM Test

You will take a test offered at SEM.

(More Info at DISD Site)