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School Closure

With student and staff safety as our top concern, GISD has decided to close all schools and offices on Friday, February 3, 2023, due to continued unsafe road conditions. See the Weather Procedures page for more details.

The Global Business, Language & Leadership magnet program provides students with course options that will expand their understanding of business, marketing and/or finance within a global context and help them to be more competitive when applying to colleges. The following are innovative aspects of this exciting magnet program:

  • Business, marketing and finance elective classes focused on global business.
  • College credit options via AP and/or dual credit courses.
  • Language course options, including Mandarin Chinese.
  • Leadership development through community service, global business organizations and business competitions.
  • Problem-based learning activities that connect the class learning to real-world applications.
  • National and international study abroad summer learning experiences.


  • open to students entering grades 9-10
  • 50th percentile on reading and math achievement tests
  • pass STAAR/EOC
  • passing grades in core subjects
  • no serious discipline issues

Final acceptance will be determined using the above criteria and by the number of available seats. Should more qualified students apply than space allows, a lottery process will be used to select students to fill the openings with all remaining names placed in a waiting pool for the possibility of future openings.

How to apply

For application details and other application dates visit