Admissions & Enrollment

Say YES to Opportunities Application Now Open
Thank you for your interest in YES Prep Public Schools and for launching your child's academic journey with us! The student lottery application for the 2024-2025 school year is now open! Click the button below to complete an application.

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YES Prep Brays Oaks Secondary at a Glance

Tuition-FREE School & No Admission Requirements


6th - 12th
Grades Available 

In-zone Transportation Provided

College-Forward Education


Say YES to Opportunities! 

Your child’s journey to access a high-quality, tuition-free public school with a focus on college readiness starts TODAY!

We believe in creating pathways to opportunity, to empowered communities, to success that isn’t solely defined by test scores but by a student’s ability to recognize their own value. YES Prep is redefining what is possible in public education, providing support to send over 18,000 college-bound students into the world equipped with the tools to build their own pathways to opportunity. We believe that every day is an opportunity to say, “Yes, I can!”

YES Prep Public Schools is proving that different outcomes are possible when Houston communities are given access to high-quality educational opportunities. YES Prep Brays Oaks Secondary is a tuition-free, public charter school system that has no admission requirements, serving grades 6 - 12 for the 2024-2025 school year. Are you ready to say YES? 

The 2024-2025 YES Prep student lottery application is NOW OPEN

We encourage parents/guardians to apply TODAY to have the best chance to attend a YES Prep school. 

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Not quite ready to apply? Fill out our interest form to stay up to date with news and info and/or to get in contact with a member of our staff. 

Interest form

Our Application Process

October 13 − February 18 

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 18 will be automatically waitlisted in the order they are received.

February 20-21

Applicants are selected at random for admission to YES Prep.

February 22

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

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YES Prep Brays Oaks Secondary Offers

Want to learn more about the opportunities YES Prep can provide for your family or need help applying?

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

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Located Near You

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Brays Oaks Secondary

Contact Information:
Fax: (713) 778-0917

Meet Our Principal 

Selina Hall-Swope
Selina Hall-Swope