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.

Applications for 2017-2018 are still available!  Those requesting enrollment in grade levels which are filled to capacity are placed on a waiting list in order of their application date.  They will be rolled over and placed in the lottery for 2018-2019.

Applications for 2018-2019 are now available! We will be accepting applications for K-12 in Tyler, 1-12 in Longview and 3-12 in Palestine.  A lottery will be held April 6th for available openings.

See our 2018-2019 Admissions Timeline for information on our admissions/enrollment 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 a grade being offered at the requested campus.
  • The student may not have had any Chapter 37 criminal offenses during the previous three school years.

Please read our Non-Discrimination Policies

2017-2018 Application 2018-2019 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.  This will be provided to you upon acceptance.

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

Enrollment Days

New students will need to attend one of our scheduled Enrollment Days to submit their required documents and get further information about their first day of school at UTTIA.

Tyler – July 17th

Longview – July 19th

Palestine – TBD

(further details will be provided when available)

Need Help?

Call Us At:
Palestine – 903.727.2326

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