The Innovation Academy is dedicated to providing an education like no other through the use of Project Based Learning in conjunction with the latest and promising practices in education.  We encourage you to meet with the Campus Director to learn more!

If you are interested in attending, please see the application process below.

We are currently accepting applications for students in the 2016-2017 school year for grades 3-10.  Those requesting enrollment in grade levels which are filled to capacity are placed on a waiting list in order of their application date.

Applications for 2017-2018 are now available!  We will be accepting applications for K-11 in Tyler and 2-11 in Longview and Palestine. 

See our 2017-2018 Admissions Timeline for information on our process.


In order to apply for admission into the Innovation Academy, please download and complete the form below.

Admission is based on three criteria:

  • The student must reside within one of the following Districts
  • The student must be in grades 3-10 for the 2016-2017 school year or 3-11 for 2017-2018
  • The student may not have had any serious discipline problems at a previous school

Please read our Non-Discrimination Policies

2016-2017 Application 2017-2018 Application
Fax to:
Tyler: 903.705.4330
Longview: 903.705.4380
Palestine: 903.480.4070
Email to:
Tyler: awhitt@uttyler.edu
Longview: jenniferwilliamson@uttyler.edu
Palestine: rminton@uttyler.edu
Mail to:
Innovation Academy
3900 University Boulevard
Tyler, TX 75799
After you have completed the admissions application, you will be contacted by the school regarding next steps.


If accepted for admissions, an Enrollment Packet must be completed and submitted to the Campus Registrar with proper identification documents.

Required Documents:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Proof of Residency (must be lease agreement or utility bill – no cell phone bills)
  • Immunization Records

Important Immunization Information:
Letter from the State Commissioner
Immunization Requirements

Important Information for 7th Graders

2016-2017 Enrollees

The packet will be provided to you along with your acceptance announcement.  Bring the completed packet and all required documents to your campus for processing.

2017-2018 Enrollees

Returning students, and those new students accepted through the admissions process, will be provided an Enrollment Packet via email prior to our Enrollment Day event in July 2017.  You will bring the completed packet with you to the event.

July 11: Grades K-5
July 12: Grades 6-8
July 13: Grades 9-11

July 11: Grades 9-11
July 12: Grades 6-8
July 13: Grades 2-5

July 11: Grades 2-5
July 12: Grades 9-11
July 13: Grades 6-8

Need Help?

Call Us At:
Palestine – 903.727.2326

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