YES Prep Public Schools
Student Application Opens October 29

Say YES to Opportunities! 

YES Prep Public Schools is proving that different outcomes are possible when Houston communities are given access to high-quality educational opportunities. We are a tuition-free, public charter school system that has no admission requirements, serving grades pre-K - 4th and 6th - 12th. Are you ready to say YES?


Mark your calendar! The application for the 2022-23 school year opens on October 29, 2022.

YES Prep Northbrook Middle School and YES Prep Northbrook High School, our schools in partnership with Spring Branch Independent School District, run a separate lottery. To apply online for YES Prep Northbrook campuses, click the button below. 


YES Prep at a Glance 

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23 Schools in the greater Houston area. 
PK4 - 3rd & 6 - 12 grades available 
100% College acceptance rate 
Tuition-FREE School


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Our Application Process 

October 29-February 11  

We strongly encourage parents to apply during this timeframe to allow your child to have the best chance to attend YES Prep!

All applications that are submitted after February 11 will be automatically waitlisted

February 18 

Applicants are selected at random for admission to YES Prep.

February 25

Families receive notice if they have been accepted to or waitlisted for YES Prep.

If accepted, families will begin the registration process.


How to Apply

Find a YES Prep Campus Near Your

Want to learn what yes prep can mean for your family or need help applying? 

We would be happy to help you! Please complete our Contact Form and a YES Prep team member will reach out with additional information.

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