Cornerstone Academy is looking for students eager to work collaboratively with students and teachers at a rigorous level. Student must be willing to accept challenging coursework that pushes them to understand at deeper levels.

Please join us Saturday, January 11th, 2020 from 9am to 12pm for our Community Day where you can tour the school, meet the teachers, and hear from the principal.

Eligibility Requirements:

Student must be eligible to enroll in SBISD schools. Proof of Residency must be provided if chosen in lottery.

Because instruction at Cornerstone is delivered at a Pre-AP level, students who apply should have at least a 75 average in each class for the current school year.

Parents must be willing to volunteer 10 hours each school year. We offer a variety of opportunities during and after school hours.

Students and parents must understand that all Cornerstone classes are Pre-AP and/or High School Level Courses. The curriculum is rigorous and taught at a deeper and complex level of understanding.

Application Dates:

Monday, November 4th, 2019 – Online Application Available

Friday, January 24th, 2020 – Deadline to Submit Application Online and Submit 1st Semester Report Card (closes at 11:59 pm)

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 – Lottery Held at 10:00 am

Friday, January 31st, 2020 – Results Emailed to Parents at 4:00 pm

Friday, February 7th, 2020 – Last Day to Accept/Decline Position by 4:00 pm

Support Documents Needed to a Complete Application for Cornerstone Academy:

1st semester report card (you will receive this report card from your child’s elementary school after the Winter Break in January). You may submit this to Cornerstone Academy by:

Dropping off copy to front office


Email it to Registrar, Julie Dougher, at

Orientation Dates:

Saturday, January 11th, 2020 – Community Day at CSA from 9am to 12pm

Tours every Tuesday and Thursday in December and January @ 1:30 pm. Please call office at 713-251-1600 to reserve a tour spot.

The online application and additional choice school information can be found at: