Magnet School Information 2017-2018

Magnet School Information 2017-2018
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The 2017-18 School Year - Initial Magnet School Application Period will begin on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 and end on Friday, March 3, 2017. 

The 2017-18 Application Booklet will be posted on this site beginning February 1, 2017.

Applications will be available beginning Wednesday, February 1st  at the Central Office, 500 Dusy St. and at each elementary and middle school office.  Applications must be hand-delivered or returned in the enclosed pre-paid postage envelope to the CENTRAL OFFICE before Friday, March 3, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. to be included in the initial selection.  DO NOT take the application to your child's school, to a magnet school, or to a teacher - if the application is not received at Central Office, there is a chance it will not be included in the initial selection. 

There are four magnet school programs: Montana St. Magnet School and Heard Magnet School for elementary grades (K-5) and Beverlye Magnet School and Carver Magnet School for middle school grades (6-8).

The Magnet School Application booklet provides information regarding eligibility requirements for all Magnet Schools. This includes Grade requirements, Conduct requirements, and necessary paperwork needed from out-of-system students.  ALL paperwork requested must be attached or applications will be returned.

Applications WILL NOT be sent home with students.

All applications received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 will be reviewed for Magnet eligibility. If you mail the application, please make sure to send it in plenty of time to arrive by March 3rd. This will be the parents responsibility and there will be NO EXCEPTIONS

Following the initial application period, Magnet School Applications can be picked up at the Central Office and submitted in the event openings occur throughout the Summer. If openings occur, applicants are selected through December of the current school year.

If you do not know which Magnet School you are zoned for, please check the School Zone List. If your address is zoned for Dothan High School - you will apply for Heard Magnet School or Beverlye Magnet School.

If your address is zoned for Northview High School - you will apply for Montana Magnet School or Carver Magnet School.