Gene Wu
State Representative· District 137



HISD is offering a virtual learning academy for the fall semester beginning Monday, August 30. Applications are due TOMORROW, 8/25. Not all students are eligible, so please read the below requirements carefully.

Hay información en español también aquí: https://www.houstonisd.org/Page/190525

Virtual Learning Academy Details:

Who is eligible?

  • Students too young to be vaccinated (11 and under) who meet specific medical requirements
  • The specific medical requirements are detailed at this link: https://www.houstonisd.org/Page/190589
  • Students who wish to enroll in the virtual academy must also be enrolled in HISD before applying.

What is the application timeline?

  • Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, August 25, 2021.
  • In addition to the online application, parents must submit official medical documentation to the school their student is enrolled in/was planning to enroll in by 4 PM on Wednesday, August 25, 2021.
  • If your student meets the requirements, they will be notified by phone/email/text on Friday, August 27, 2021. Virtual academy classes start on Monday, August 30, 2021.
    • If your student is not eligible, they will be notified and must attend their regular assigned campus for in-person classes.

How can I learn more about the application process, the academy, etc.?

Again, applications are due TOMORROW, August 25, so if you are interested, please visit the HISD Virtual Academy page above.


Gene Wu
State Representative