• By Mercedes C Parham
  • Monday, October 14, 2019

Three Things to Know About 2020-2021 Magnet and Academy Application Processes

1. The Application
  • Online magnet applications will open on October 14, 2019.
  • The online applications will close at 5:00 p.m., January 17, 2020.
  • Each parent and/or student will receive an email regarding his or her application status on February 14, 2020.
  • Decisions will include a status of acceptance, wait-list, or denial.
  • Middle and high schools will conduct open houses for students and parents to get a snapshot of their programs.
2. Open House
  • Open houses will begin October 29, 2019 and conclude on December 17, 2019.
Muscogee County School District

Middle & High School

Academy/Magnet Open House Schedule

2019-2020

Middle School

Magnet Program

Open House Date(s)

Time

Contact

Information

Arnold Magnet Academy

Math, Science and Technology

November 5, 2019

6:00 p.m.

Erika Gandy, Coordinator

706-748-2436

East Columbus Magnet Academy

Gifted and Talented

November 18, 2019

6:00 p.m.

Arlys Clayborn, Coordinator

706-565-3026

Fort Middle School

Service Learning Academy

December 17, 2019

6:00 p.m.

Elizabeth Bryan, Coordinator

706-569-3740

Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts

(Middle and High School)

Fine Arts

October 30, 2019 & November 4, 2019

6:00 p.m.

Erica Witzke, Coordinator

706-748-3304

Richards Middle School

International Baccalaureate

Programme

November 7, 2019

6:00 p.m.

Kimberly Casleton, Coordinator

706-569-3697

High School

Magnet Program

Open House Date(s)

Time

Contact Information

George Washington Carver High School

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

December 10, 2019

6:00 p.m.

Shannon Floyd,

Coordinator

706-748-2499

Columbus High School

Liberal Arts Magnet

November 19, 2019 & November 21, 2019

7:00 p.m.

Priscilla Boswell, Coordinator

706-748-2534

Hardaway High School

International Baccalaureate Programme

October 29, 2019

6:30 p.m.

Ashley Snow, Coordinator

706-748-2766

Jordan Vocational High School

Muscogee County Career Academy

November 14, 2019

6:00 p.m.

Rhonda Lloyd and Timothy Vinson, Coordinator

706-748-2819

Kendrick High School

Academy of Communication Arts and Design

December 12, 2019

6:00 p.m.

Orithius Hardge and Lindsey Redondo

Coordinators

706-565-2960

Northside High School

Engineering and Biomedical Science

December 5, 2019

6:30 p.m.

Denise Fuller, Coordinator

706-748-2920

Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts

(Middle and High School)

Fine Arts

October 30, 2019 & November 4, 2019

6:00 p.m.

Erica Witzke, Coordinator

706-748-3304

William Henry Shaw High School

Mass Communications Academy

November 12, 2019

6:30 p.m.

Taylor Kinkade, Coordinator

706-569-3638

William Henry Spencer High School

The Academy for Computer Science and Game Design

December 3, 2019

6:00 p.m.

Tomacia Johnson, Coordinator

706-683-8701


3. Important Dates
  • October 14: Magnet applications open.
  • January 17: Magnet applications close.
  • February 14: Completed entrance exams and auditions are due.
  • February 14: Magnet decisions will be emailed.
  • February 21: Offer decisions must be made by 11:59 p.m. on this date.
  • All offers will be rescinded after this time.

Apply or learn more HERE