Thursday, May 05, 2016


Magnet Application Program Information

 

 

THE 2016-2017 MAGNET APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE 

DOWNLOAD APPLICATIONS AND TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORMS HERE

 

  

Important Magnet Program Information Contact the school for tour dates and times

 Magnet Applications Available                                     January 25, 2016

 Application Deadline                                                  February 26,2016

 Transcript Deadline                                                    March 4, 2016

 Notification of Acceptance Status will be Mailed            April 28, 2016

 You will be notified of audition, testing, and orientation dates and times if applicable.

 

The magnet programs of the Montgomery Public Schools (MPS) offer educational choices for children in kindergarten through the twelfth grade. These specialized programs are designed around themes that focus on the talents and abilities of students. The magnet programs offer expanded educational choices to Montgomery’s youth and invite greater opportunity for personal growth and exploration. 

Each of the magnet schools will be providing tours.  Contact the magnet schools for tour dates and times. While each magnet has its own unique characteristics, all share a commitment to providing innovative and stimulating instruction.

 

Application Process

Applications for magnet programs may be obtained from any Montgomery public school or at the Montgomery County Board of Education, 307 South Decatur Street. Applications can also be downloaded from the MPS website at EducateEngageInspire.org. Applications will be available beginning January 25, 2016. The completed application must be received at the school for which you are applying no later than 4:00 pm on February 26, 2016. Failure to complete the application correctly may result in disqualification of the applicant. Evaluation of an official transcript is required for determining eligibility for acceptance into the magnet programs. Official transcripts must be received in the magnet schools by 4:00 pm on March 4, 2016.

 

APPLICATION DETAILS- PLEASE REVIEW THE INFORMATION BELOW AND THE APPLICATION FORMS CAREFULLY.

 

Elementary Magnet Applications (Grades K-5th):

· Elementary Magnets are Bear Exploration Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology; Forest Avenue Academic Magnet; Carver Elementary Arts Magnet; and McMillian International Academy.

· Elementary  applicants  will select a first choice school. They may also indicate a second choice school. No second choice selections will be considered until all first round, first choice applications have been satisfied.

· A student applying to an elementary (K-5) magnet school should complete the elementary application. The completed application must be received by the student’s first choice magnet school no later than 4:00 pm on February 26, 2016.

· Only one elementary application per student will be accepted. First and second choice should be selected on that one application. The application should be turned in to the first choice school. 

  (Submitting an application to more than one elementary magnet school may result in disqualification.).

·  TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORMS: Evaluation of an official transcript is required for determining eligibility for acceptance to the magnet programs. Students applying to an elementary magnet school must complete the Elementary Transcript Request Form and  

   submit it to the guidance counselor at his/her current school.

·  Transcripts are NOT required for students entering kindergarten or first grade.

·  An official transcript of the previous school year (2014-2015) and the first semester of the current school year (2015-16) must be submitted to the magnet school for which the student has applied.

·  Official transcripts must be received in the magnet school no later than 4 p.m. on March 4, 2016. If an applicant is enrolled in a non-MPS school, the sending school should provide an official explanation of grade equivalences.

·  A student accepted into a magnet school that requires a minimum grade point average (GPA) and conduct/discipline record must maintain the grade point average and conduct/discipline record during the second semester of the current school year 

   (2015-2016). Failure to do so will result in loss of eligibility.

 

Elementary Magnet Program Admission Requirements:

Bear Exploration Center Admission Requirements: Bear Exploration Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology provides a hands-on, integrated curriculum to help students develop skills needed for a complex, scientific and technological world. K-1st Grade Eligibility Criteria: Applicants for kindergarten  must have had their fifth birthday and applicants for first grade must have had their sixth birthday prior to September 2, 2016. All K-1 applicants will complete an assessment. Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected. Second-Fifth Grade Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have a 2.75 GPA or better in the core academic subjects (math, science, reading, English language arts, and social studies for the past three semesters). Applicants must also have a 3.0 or better GPA in conduct in the core academic subjects (math, science, reading, English language arts, and social studies) for the past 3 semesters.  Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected.

Contact Information:  Bear Exploration Center, 2525 Churchill Drive, Montgomery, AL 36111 (334) 284-8014. Tour Dates: Beginning February 2 – 25; Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays 9:00-11:00 a.m.  

   

Carver Elementary Arts Admission Requirements: Carver Elementary Arts Magnet provides integrated arts instruction in classical guitar, instrumental music, strings, piano, choral music, dance, drama, and visual art. K-1st Grade Eligibility Criteria: Applicants applying forkindergarten  must have had their fifth birthday  and  applicants applying for first grade  must have had their sixth birthday prior to September 2, 2016. All K-1 applicants will complete an assessment.  Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected. Second-Fifth Grade Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have a 2.75 GPA or better in the core subjects (math, science, reading, English language arts, and social studies) for the past three semesters. Applicants must  complete one audition. Applicants must also have a 3.0 or better GPA in conduct in the core academic subjects (math, science, reading, English language arts, and social studies) for the past 3 semesters. Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected.

Contact Information:  Carver Elementary Arts, 3100 Mobile Drive, Montgomery, AL 36108 (334) 269-3625. Tour Dates: Grades/K- 1 ( 10:20 a.m.-10:50 a.m.); Grades/2-3 (2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.) and  Grades/4-5 (12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m.)

 

Forest Avenue Academic Admission Requirements: Forest Avenue Academic Magnet offers accelerated academics and students are expected to perform at a grade level above the grade in which the student is enrolled. K-1st Grade Eligibility Criteria: Applicants for kindergarten  must have had their fifth birthday  and  applicants for first grade must have had their sixth birthday prior to September 2, 2016. All K-1 applicants will complete an assessment. Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected. Second-Fifth Grade Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA or better in the core academic subjects (math, science, reading, English language arts, and social studies) for the past three semesters. Applicants must also have a 3.0 or better GPA in conduct in the core academic subjects (math, science, reading, English language arts, and social studies) for the past 3 semesters.  Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected.

Contact Information:  Forest Avenue Academic Magnet, 1700 W. Fifth Street, Montgomery, AL 36106  (334) 269-3673. Tour Dates: February 3, 4, 9, 10,  and 11 at 9 and 10 am each morning.

 

MacMillan International Academy Admission Requirements: MacMillan International Academy’s program  offers international studies, humanities, communications and technology. K-1st Grade Eligibility Criteria: Applicants for kindergarten  must have had their fifth birthday and applicants for first grade must have had their sixth birthday prior to September 2, 2016. All K-1 applicants will complete an assessment. Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected. Second-Fifth Grade Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA or better in the core academic subjects (math, science, reading, English language arts, and social studies) for the past three semesters.Applicants must also have a 3.0 or better GPA in conduct in the core academic subjects (math, science, reading, English language arts, and social studies) for the past 3 semesters.  Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected.

Contact Information: MacMillan International Academy, 4015 McInnis Road, Montgomery, AL 36116  (334) 284-7137. Tour Dates: February 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23 & 25 at 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

 

Grade Point Average (GPA) Calculation

Academic averages are determined by using quality points that are assigned to each  subject and will be computed using the following scale: A=4 points;B=3 points,C=2 points;D=1 point;F= 0 points. The previous year’s core academic GPA  will account for two-thirds of the required GPA. The current year’s first semester core academic GPA will account for one-third of the required GPA. For more information on the methods used for calculating GPA, contact the magnet school. If a student’s transcript is from a school other than a Montgomery Public School, the sending school should provide an official explanation of grade equivalences.

 

Program Acceptance

Letters will be mailed to applicants notifying them of their status on April 28, 2016. Accepted students will receive the criteria to remain in the magnet school and an Intent of Acceptance Form. The Intent of Acceptance Form must be signed and returned to the appropriate school by the date indicated on the form. Failure to do so will result in loss of eligibility, and the space will be filled from the waiting list.

Should the number of eligible students exceed the number of slots available at a magnet school, a magnet lottery will be conducted to randomly select eligible students. Eligible students who are not selected will be placed on a waiting list.  Waiting list students will be notified of acceptance as openings become available in order of their assigned numbers.

Waiting list status will not be available by phone. Please contact the specific school to schedule an appointment for waiting list information.

Students who are not accepted, must reapply next year. 

 

Procedures for Homeschoolers

Homeschool applicants will be evaluated individually based on the official documents that are submitted with the magnet school application. Homeschool applicants must meet the Alabama State Department of Education’s guidelines for homeschooling.

 

Transportation for Elementary Magnets:

In the morning, all eligible students will be transported by bus from their neighborhood to the student’s zoned elementary school.  Upon arriving at the student’s zoned elementary school, the student will be transported by bus to the student’s designated magnet school.

In the afternoon, all eligible students will be transported by bus from the student’s designated magnet school to the student’s zoned elementary school.  Upon arriving at the student’s zoned elementary school, the parents will be responsible for providing transportation home.

 

Middle School Program Applications (Grades 6th-8th)

· Middle School Magnets are Baldwin Arts and Academics Magnet, Floyd Middle Magnet, and Carr Academic Magnet.

· Middle school applicants may apply to each of the middle school magnet programs. (If an applicant is applying to Baldwin, he/she must select either Baldwin Academics or Baldwin Arts, but not both.)

· A student applying to more than one magnet middle school must complete a separate middle school application for each of the magnet middle schools for which he/she is applying  The completed application must be received by the middle magnet school(s) no later than 4:00 pm on February 26, 2016.

·  TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORMS: Evaluation of an official transcript is required for determining eligibility for acceptance to the magnet programs Students applying to more than one magnet middle school must complete a separate Middle/High  School Transcript Request Form for each of the schools for which they are applying and submit it to the guidance counselor at the applicant’s current school.

· An official transcript of the previous school year (2014-2015) and the first semester of the current school year (2015-16) must be submitted to each magnet school for which the student has applied.

· Official transcripts must be received in the magnet school(s) by 4 pm on March 4, 2016. If an applicant is enrolled in a non-MPS school, the sending school should provide an official explanation of grade equivalences.

· A student accepted into a magnet school that requires a minimum grade point average (GPA) and conduct/discipline record must maintain the grade point average and conduct/discipline record during the second semester of the current school year (2015-2016). Failure to do so will result in loss of eligibility.

 

Middle Magnet Program Admission Requirements

Baldwin Academics Magnet Admission Requirements: Baldwin Arts and Academics Magnet offers two programs: accelerated academics and arts.  The academics magnet offers middle school students accelerated classes infused with technology, research experiences and a range of activities designed to complement classroom instruction. Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA or better in the core  academic  subjects (math, science, English, and social studies) for the past three semesters. Applicants must not have an office referral for a Class B, C, D, or E  level offense (or equivalent for non-MPS applicants) as defined in the Montgomery Public Schools’ Code of  Student Behavior for the past 3 semesters.  Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected.

 

Baldwin Arts Magnet Admission Requirements: Baldwin Arts offers middle school students an academic program infused with the arts. Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have 2.75 GPA or better in the core academic subjects (math, science, English, and social studies) for the past three semesters. Applicants must complete an audition in two arts areas. Applicants must not have an office referral for a Class B, C, D, or E level offense (or equivalent for non-MPS applicants) as defined in the Montgomery Public Schools’ Code of Student Behavior for the past 3 semesters. Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected.

Contact Information: Baldwin Arts and Academics Magnet, 410 S. McDonough Street,  Montgomery, AL 36104 (334) 269-3870. Call the school for tour dates and times.  

 

Carr Academic Magnet Program Requirements: Carr Academic Magnet Program  is designed to foster a respectful, safe, caring and nurturing environment where students are provided a framework of academic challenge that allows them to make connections between the classroom and the real world.  Students are challenged in the areas of English, math and science one year above their current grade level. Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have 3.5 GPA or better in the core academic subjects (math, science, English, and social studies) for the past three semesters. Applicants must not have an office referral for a  Class B, C, D, or E level offense (or equivalent for non-MPS applicants) as defined in the Montgomery Public Schools’ Code of Student Behavior for the past 3 semesters. Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected.

Contact Information: Johnnie R. Carr Middle Magnet, 1610 Ray Thorington Road, Montgomery, AL 36117, (334) 244-4005. Tour Dates: February 16 and 18. There will be one tour at 9:00 a.m. and another at 1:00 p.m.on these days.

 

Floyd Middle Magnet Requirements: Floyd Middle Magnet offers academic learning opportunities with an emphasis in the areas of mathematics and science through state-of-the-art technology. Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have a 2.75 GPA or better  in the core academic subjects (math, science, English, and social studies) for the past three semesters. Applicants must not have an office referral for a Class B, C, D, or E level offense(or equivalent for non-MPS applicants) as defined in the Montgomery Public SchoolsCode of Student Behavior for the past 3 semesters. Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected.

Contact Information: Floyd Middle Magnet, 3444 LeBron Road, Montgomery, AL 36111 (334) 284-7130. Tour Dates: Tuesday, February 9 at 10am; Thursday, February 11 at 2pm; Tuesday, February 23 at 2pm and Thursday, February 25 at 10am

 

Grade Point Average Calculation (GPA)

Academic averages are determined by using quality points that are assigned to each  subject and will be computed using the following scale: A=4 points;B=3 points,C=2 points;D=1 point;F= 0 points. The previous year’s core academic GPA  will account for two-thirds of the required GPA. The current year’s first semester core academic GPA will account for one-third of the required GPA. For more information on the methods used for calculating GPA, contact the magnet school.

If a student’s transcript is from a school other than a Montgomery Public School, the sending school should provide an official explanation of grade equivalences.

 

Program Acceptance

Letters will be mailed to applicants notifying them of their status on April 28, 2016. Accepted students will receive the criteria to remain in the magnet school and an Intent of Acceptance Form. The Intent of Acceptance Form must be signed and returned to the appropriate school by the date indicated on the form. Failure to do so will result in loss of eligibility, and the space will be filled from the waiting list.

Should the number of eligible students exceed the number of slots available at a magnet school, a magnet lottery will be conducted to randomly select eligible students. Eligible students who are not selected will be placed on a waiting list.  Waiting list students will be notified of acceptance as openings become available in order of their assigned numbers.

Waiting list status will not be available by phone. Please contact the specific school to schedule an appointment for waiting list information. Students who are not accepted, must reapply next year. 

 

Procedures for Homeschoolers

Homeschool applicants will be evaluated individually based on the official documents that are submitted with the magnet school application. Homeschool applicants must meet the Alabama State Department of Education’s guidelines for homeschooling.

 

Magnet Middle School Athletics Policy:

A student who meets all other AHSAA eligibility requirements and is accepted to Baldwin Arts and Academic Magnet is eligible to participate in sports at their zoned middle school.  A student who meets all other AHSAA eligibility requirements and is accepted to Floyd Middle Magnet is eligible to participate in sports at Floyd Middle Magnet. A student who meets all other AHSAA eligibility requirements and is accepted to Carr Academic Magnet is eligible to participate in sports at Carr Middle School.

 A student at Baldwin Arts and Academics Magnet, Floyd Middle Magnet and Carr Academic Magnet may also “play up” only at one of the three magnet high schools (Loveless Adademic Maget Program (LAMP), Brew Tech or Booker T. Washington (BTW).

 However, if a student chooses to “play up”, they have established their eligibility at the school for which they are playing. If the student chooses not to enroll in the school for which they are playing or if the student is not selected to that particular school through the magnet application process, the student will be ineligible to play at their zoned traditional school or another MPS magnet high school for a period of one year from the date of enrollment.

 

Transportation

Baldwin Arts and Academics:   In the morning, the students who are eligible are transported by the parents/guardians to the student’s zoned middle school.  Upon arriving at the zoned middle school, the student will be transported by bus to Baldwin Arts and Academics. In the afternoon, the students who are eligible will be transported by bus to their zoned middle school. Upon arriving at their zoned middle school, those who are eligible will be transported back to their neighborhood by their neighborhood bus.

 

Floyd Middle Magnet School:   In the morning, all eligible students will be transported by bus from their neighborhood to the student’s zoned elementary school.  Upon arriving at the student’s zoned elementary school, the student will be transported by bus to Floyd Middle Magnet School. In the afternoon, all eligible students will be transported by bus to the student’s zoned elementary school.  Upon arriving at the student’s zoned elementary school, the parents will be responsible for providing transportation home.

 

Carr Academic Magnet (Magnet Students ONLY):   In the morning, the students who are eligible are transported by the parents/guardians to the student’s zoned elementary school.  Upon arriving at the zoned elementary school, the student will be transported by bus to Carr Academic Magnet. In the afternoon, the students who are eligible will be transported by bus to their zoned middle school.  Upon arrival at the student’s zoned middle school, the parents will be responsible for providing transportation home.

 

High School Magnet Program Applications (Grades 9th-12th )

· High school Magnets are Booker T. Washington Magnet (BTW), Brew Tech, Loveless Academic Magnet Program (LAMP).

· High school applicants may apply to each of the high school magnet programs.

· Students applying to more than one magnet high  school must complete a separate high school magnet application for each of the magnet high schools for which they ares applying . The completed application must be received by the magnet school(s) by 4 pm on February 26, 2016.

· TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORMS: Evaluation of an official transcript is required for determining eligibility for acceptance to the magnet programs Students applying to more than one magnet high school must complete a separate Middle/High School Transcript Request Form for each of the magnet high schools for which they are applying and submit it to the guidance counselor at the applicant’s current school.

· An official transcript of the previous school year (2014-2015) and the first semester of the current school year (2015-16) must be submitted to each of the magnet high schools for which the student has applied.

· Official transcripts must be received in the magnet school(s) no later than 4 pm on March 4, 2016. If an applicant is enrolled in a non-MPS school, the sending school should provide an official explanation of grade equivalences.

· A student accepted into a magnet school that requires a minimum grade point average (GPA) and conduct/discipline record must maintain the grade point average and conduct/discipline record during the second semester of the current school year (2015-2016). Failure to do so will result in loss of eligibility.

  

High School Magnet Program Admission Requirements

 

Booker T. Washington Magnet Requirements: Booker T. Washington Magnet (BTW) has four magnet areas: Creative and Performing Arts Center (CPAC), Academy for Communication Arts (ACA), Center for Advanced Technology (CAT), and the Center for Law. Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have an unweighted 2.75 GPA or better in  the core academic subjects (math, science, English, and social studies) for the past three semesters  Students must not have an office referral for a Class  B,C, D, or E offense (or equivalent for non-MPS applicants) as defined in the Montgomery Public Schools’ Code of Student Behavior for the past 3 semesters. Students must also complete an audition. Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected.

Contact Information: Booker T. Washington Magnet High,  632 S. Union Street, Montgonery, AL 36104 (334) 269-3617. Tour dates: January 28, 2016, 10 a.m.; February 2, 2016, 2 p.m.; February 4, 2016, 10 a.m.; February 9, 2016, 2 p.m.; February 11, 2016 10 a.m.; February 16, 2016 2 p.m. and February 23, 2016, 10 a.m. BTW will host a Saturday informational session to accommodate parents who cannot attend weekly tours due to work Saturday, February 20, 2016, 10 a.m. in the BTW Cellar by appointment only. We want to make sure we have adequate space for families.  For tour scheduling, parents and families should contact Ms. Jessica Burt at (334)269-3617, 76010.

 

Brewbaker Technology Magnet Requirements: Brewbaker Technology Magnet High School (BTMHS) is designed to help students reach their full potential through a technology-infused, rigorous, relevant career orientated curriculum that will prepare them to successfully perform in a post-secondary environment. Brew Tech has seven career academy magnet areas: Architectural/Mechanical Design, Building Sciences, Business and Commerce Technology, Advertising Design Technology, Information Technology, and Medical Academy. Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have a 2.75 or better unweighted GPA in the core academic subjects (math, science, English, and social studies) for the past three semesters. Students must not have an office referral for a Class  B, C, D, or E level offense (or equivalent for non-MPS applicants) as defined in the Montgomery Public Schools’ Code of Student Behavior for the past 3 semesters. Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected.

Contact Information: Brewbaker Technology Magnet High, 4405 Brewbaker Drive, Montgomery, AL  36116 (334) 284-7100. Tour Dates: Tuesday, February 9: 9:00 and 2:00; Wednesday, February 10: 9:00 and 2:00; Thursday, February 11: 9:00 and 2:00 and Friday, February 12: 9:00 and 2:00

 

Loveless Academic Magnet Program Requirements: Loveless Academic Magnet Program (LAMP) High School provides highly motivated students with the opportunity to develop knowledge, creativity, and academic skills through participation in advanced studies in English, mathematics, science, social studies, foreign languages, computer science, and a wide array of interest electives. LAMP offers a stringent college preparatory curriculum that prepares students who are interested in pursuing careers in professional areas for admission to the most prestigious colleges and universities in the nation. Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have completed  Algebra I for ninth grade, and must have an unweighted 3.0 GPA or better in the core academic subjects (math, science, English, and social studies) for the past three semesters. Students must not have an office referral for a Class B,C, D, or E level offense (or equivalent for non- MPS applicants) as defined in the Montgomery Public Schools’ Code of Student Behavior for the past 3 semesters. Applicants must complete an orientation. Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be randomly selected.

Contact Information: Loveless Academic Magnet Program, 215 Hall Street, Montgomery, AL 36104 (334) 269-3839. Tour Dates: February 2, 2016 - 7:30 a.m.; February 8, 2016  - 10:00 a.m.; February 10, 2016 - 12:30 p.m. and February 12, 2016 - 1:00 p.m.

 

Program Acceptance

Letters will be mailed to applicants notifying them of their status on April 28, 2016. Accepted students will receive the criteria to remain in the magnet school and an Intent of Acceptance Form. The Intent of Acceptance Form must be signed and returned to the appropriate school by the date indicated on the form. Failure to do so will result in loss of eligibility, and the space will be filled from the waiting list.

Should the number of eligible students exceed the number of slots available at a magnet school, a magnet lottery will be conducted to randomly select eligible students. Eligible students who are not selected will be placed on a waiting list.  Waiting list students will be notified of acceptance as openings become available in order of their assigned numbers.

Waiting list status will not be available by phone. Please contact the specific school to schedule an appointment for waiting list information.

Students who are not accepted, must reapply next year. 

 

Grade Point Average Calculation (GPA)

Academic averages are determined by using quality points that are assigned to each  subject and will be computed using the following scale: A=4 points;B=3 points,C=2 points;D=1 point;F= 0 points. The previous year’s core academic GPA  will account for two-thirds of the required GPA. The current year’s first semester core academic GPA will account for one-third of the required GPA. For more information on the methods used for calculating GPA, contact the magnet school.

If a student’s transcript is from a school other than a Montgomery Public School, the sending school should provide an official explanation of grade equivalences.

 

Procedures for Homeschoolers

Homeschool applicants will be evaluated individually based on the official documents that are submitted with the magnet school application. Homeschool applicants must meet the Alabama State Department of Education’s guidelines for homeschooling.

 

Magnet High School Athletics Policy:

A student, who is applying to either of the three magnet high schools and is currently enrolled in a traditional MPS middle school or high school or a non-MPS school that is a member of the AHSAA, is ineligible to participate in sports at the three magnet high schools for a period of one year from the date of enrollment. A student who is currently enrolled in Baldwin Arts and Academic Magnet, Carr Middle Magnet or Floyd Middle Magnet is eligible to participate in sports at any of the three magnet high schools. However, any student who “played up” at one of the three magnet high schools while enrolled at either Baldwin Arts and Academics Magnet, Carr Middle Magnet or Floyd Middle Magnet is only eligible to participate in sports at the school where the student established his/her high school eligibility (school that the student “played up” at). A student, who “played up” at a MPS magnet high school while enrolled at Baldwin Arts and Academic Magnet , Carr Middle Magnet or Floyd Middle Magnet and is attempting to enroll at a different school from where his/her high school eligibility is established, is ineligible for a period of one year from the date of enrollment.

 

Transportation:

Booker T. Washington (BTW) AND Brewbaker Technology Magnet (Brew Tech):

In the morning, the BTW and Brew Tech students who are eligible will be transported from the student’s neighborhood by bus to their zoned high school.  Upon arriving at the student’s zoned high school, they will be transported by bus to the student’s designated magnet school. (BTW or Brew Tech). In the afternoon, the students who are eligible will be transported by bus to the student’s zoned high school.  Upon arrival at the student’s zoned high school, the parents will be responsible for providing transportation home. 

 

Loveless Academic Magnet Program (LAMP)

In the morning, the students who are eligible are transported by the parents/guardians to the student’s zoned middle school.  Upon arriving at the zoned middle school, the student will be transported by bus to LAMP.

In the afternoon, the students who are eligible will be transported by bus to their zoned high school Upon arrival at their zoned high school, those who are eligible will be transported back to their neighborhood by their neighborhood bus.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

· Applications will be available beginning January 25, 2016.

· Students applying for an elementary magnet may submit only ONE application. The application must be submitted to their first choice magnet school. Elementary applicants may also choose a second choice elementary magnet school.

· Students applying for middle and high schools must complete an application for each of the magnet school(s) for which the student is applying.

· Completed application must be received in the magnet school for which the student is applying no later than 4:00 pm on February 26, 2016.

· Applications must be hand delivered or mailed. Faxed and emailed applications will not be accepted.

· If there is a change of address or phone number after the application has been submitted, please notify the magnet school in writing of the address/phone number change.

· Students not currently enrolled in a magnet program must complete an application.

· Students wishing to move from one magnet to another must complete an application.

· Students who leave the magnet program during the school year will be reassigned to their zoned schools.

· All applicants must complete a Transcript Request Form. Elementary Applicants must complete the Elementary Transcript Form. Middle and High School Applicants must complete a separate Middle/High School Transcript Request form for each magnet middle/high school for which they have applied.

· Transcripts are to be received in the magnet school(s) by 4 p.m. on March 4, 2016.

· Each magnet school will be hosting tours. Please contact the magnet school for tour dates and times or visit our MPS website for tour dates and times.