Magnet Application

Welcome to the Magnet Application!

The Late Summer Application window opens from July 10 - July 21 for the 2017-2018 School Year. This is final window for 17-18 magnet enrollment. 

IMPORTANT: Students applying from outside of Huntsville City Schools (including private school, out of district, home or church school) must have academic records submitted to Office of Magnet Programs by 4:00PM on July 21 or the magnet application will be inactive. The academic records must contain 1st and 2nd semester grades from the 2016-2017 school year. 

Columbia IB - Reopens July 10, 2017.

  • Diploma Programme / Career Programme Requirements: Minimum GPA (DP - 85, CP - 75) and qualifying Essay Score
  • Middle Years Programme: No admittance criteria

New Century Technology - Reopens July 10, 2017.

  • Requirements: Minimum GPA (80) and qualifying Essay Score

Lee Creative & Performing Arts - Reopens July 2017.

  • Requirements: Minimum GPA (70) and qualifying Audition Score 

The College Academy at Jemison High School - Priority window is closed at this time (reopens in Jan. 2018).

Academy for Gifted & Talented at Williams P-8 - Priority window is closed at this time (reopens in Jan. 2018). 

Academy for Academics & Arts - Application closed at this time (reopens Oct. 2017)

Academy for Science & Foreign Language - Application closed at this time (reopens Oct. 2017)

Selection Process Information

Selections for Grades Pre-K through 5 are based on a lottery system.

Grades 6-8 require an on-site audition (AAA) or an on-site essay (ASFL). On-site essays require students to respond regarding their interest and abilities related to magnet program's theme. 

Each high school program's requirements related to GPA, essay/audition are explained in their individual sections under Magnet Programs. 


Key Contacts:
Program / School (Grade Span) Coordinator Phone
Academy for Academics & Arts (PreK-8) Cherise Albright 256-428-7600
Academy for Gifted & Talented (6-8) Stewart Thorson 256-428-7540
Academy for Science & Foreign Language (PreK-5) Heather White 256-428-7000

Academy for Science & Foreign Language (6-8)

Ashley Rice 256-428-7000
College Academy (9-12) Susan Eison 256-428-8100
Columbia International Baccalaureate (9-12) Megan Cobbs 256-428-7576
Lee Creative & Performing Arts (9-12) Kitrise Torain 256-428-8150
New Century Technology High School (9-12) Julie Summers 256-428-7800
 

 

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