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Magnet Application

Magnet schools

The application for the new Vernon Malone College and Career Academy has been extended through Tuesday, March 25. To learn more about this new school, its programs and the application process, please visit the Vernon Malone College and Career Academy website at http://ctehs.wcpss.net/

The application deadline has passed for all other schools. Check your results >.

  • Check results: Results will be available in the online application account after 5:00 p.m. on Feb. 21, 2014.
  • How students are selected: Prioritized selection criteria are used to fill available seats for each of these applications. Applicants not selected for their first choice magnet school will be placed on a wait list. Wait lists will be reviewed and processed in April, and again for the final time in June. Parent accounts will be updated with wait list results after each processing. Students who are not selected may not appeal the decision. View node performance trends.
  • Transportation: Transportation details are provided in the address look-up tool.
  • For more information: Contact the Magnet Office or visit the Student Assignment webpage.

Early College high schools and Leadership Academies

Online application period: Jan. 28 – Feb. 11, 2014. The pre-application deadine has passed. Application schools include the early college high schools, the new CTE early college high school, and the leadership academies.

  • How to apply: Students may apply for up to three application schools or programs. This could be one early college and two CTE programs; one early college, one leadership school and one CTE program; or three CTE programs. To apply, students must first complete the pre-application by December 9, 2013. Students who are not currently enrolled in a WCPSS school must pre-register through the Office of Student Assignment before they complete the pre-application. After completing the pre-application, students must also complete the online application, available Jan. 28 – Feb. 11, 2014. Results will be available in the online application account after February 21, 2014.
  • How students are selected: Prioritized selection criteria are used to fill available seats for each of these applications. Applicants not selected for their first choice application school will be placed on a wait list. Wait lists will be reviewed and processed in April and again for the final time in June. Students who are not selected may not appeal the decision.
  • Transportation: Express transportation is provided.
  • For more information: Email earlycollegeprograms@wcpss.net or call (919) 431-7355. You may also want to visit visit the Student Assignment webpage. Please note: Non-WCPSS students must pre-register at the Office of Student Assignment and get a student ID number prior to beginning the pre-application process.