Enrollment for the Martha and Josh Morris elementary school is now open.

Applications are now available at the Texarkana Independent school district website. Completed applications must be submitted via standard mail no later than Sunday, May 31. The address to send in your application is 4241 Summerhill Road, Texarkana, Texas 75503. You can also send your application via email to Rosalind.Mayfield@txkisd.net.

The requirements for entry into the school are as follows:

Proof of residency

Current photo id or driver’s license.

Utility statement,

Lease agreement or tax appraisal statement.

All applicants to the school must complete an online assessment. The parent or guardian of the applicant will be sent an email with the information. All requested documents will then need to be provided by June 12 for the student to be eligible for evaluation. To assist with preparation for the assessment, a list of skills to be assessed will be emailed to the parent/guardian when the completed application is received.

The selection process for students will be based on the following:

Academics,

Attendance

Behavior.

A rubric score will be determined based on the online assessment as well as: current and prior year report card grades; current and prior year STAAR or standardized test scores; current and prior year attendance and tardy record; and current and prior year behavior record. Additional ranking points will be given for TISD residency and full-time employees of Morriss Elementary School. A minimum testing and composite score will be required for admittance.