• This webpage contains information about course selection and scheduling. Students should explore the Academic Planning Guide to learn more about:

    • Course descriptions
    • Advanced academics offerings
    • Course selections
    • Arena scheduling

    As you work to create your schedule and plan for your high school experience, here are some important terms you should know.

    COURSE SELECTION: Students identify the courses they need and want in Skyward. This occurs at the end of the fall semester.

    ARENA SCHEDULING: Students schedule their courses in Skyward. This occurs in the middle of the spring semester.

    ACADEMIC PLANNING GUIDE (APG): This is a planning guide with information about

    • General academic information
    • Course listings, including codes and descriptions
    • Advanced academics information
    • Graduation planning and House Bill 5
    • Endorsements
    • Resources


    Please reference the Course Selection and Arena Scheduling Resources to guide you. Specific questions can be directed to your current campus house counselor.




  • September-November

    Current 10th grade Individual Counselor Conferences

    Early December:

    Course Selection opens and closes

    Early January:

    All Application Deadlines

    Dual Credit Interest Meetings

    IB Interest Meetings

    Mid January - Early February:

    Dual Credit Registration Opens

    Priority DC Deadlines

    Individual Scheduling Meetings with Counselors 

    Course Selections Finalized 

    Mid - Late February:

    Final DC Deadlines

    UIL Fine Arts Course Placements Scheduled

    Conflict Reports

    Application/Interview Course Acceptance Communicated

    Early March:

    Master Schedule Finialization

    Late March:

    Incoming Senior Arena Opens and Closes

    Early April:

    Incoming Junior Arena Opens and Closes

    Late April:

    Incoming Sophomore Arena Opens and Closes

    Early May:

    Course Selection Level Change Request Window opens and Closes

    Schedules Finalized