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MPS magnet school applications available for 2014-2015

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Parents who are interested in having their child attend a Montgomery Public School Magnet Program can begin applying January 6th, 2014.

The Winter Magnet Application period for 2014-2015 will run through January 24th, 2014. These programs are highly competitive and cover all grade levels with themes including technology science, performing arts, accelerated academics and international studies.

All winter applications are due in by 4:00 p.m. on January 24th, 2014 to the magnet school for which you are applying. Parents are encouraged to visit the school of choice for tours and to learn about program requirements and to determine which program accommodates your child's needs.

Interviews and auditions will begin as applications are accepted. Letters will be mailed first to kindergarten and first grade applications on February 14th, 2014. Grades K-1 acceptance letters must be returned to the school by February 21, 2014. Applicants in grades 2-5, middle and high school will be mailed letters on March 7th, 2014. Grades 2-5 and all secondary acceptance letters must be returned by March 14th, 2014.

If a student moves into Montgomery County after February 14th 2014, there will be another application period in April.

For more information about magnet programs, tour schedules or the application process, contact the magnet school for which you are applying or click the Magnet Programs link on the homepage of the MPS website at www.mps.k12.al.us.

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