Application and Admissions

Magnet Application and Assessment Time Line
(dates subject to change--please revisit this site for updates)

August 28, 2023
Magnet Brochure release.  Magnet brochures are available for download.  Baltimore County Public Schools will also distribute a flyer with magnet application information to every student in grade PreK, 5th, and 8th.

Download Magnet Brochures

September 12, 2023 
Online applications release.  Applications may be submitted online from 12 noon on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, until 1 p.m. on Friday, November 3, 2023.

Assessment Guidelines for the high school assessments will be available September 12, 2023.  Applicants must obtain the assessment guidelines for each program to which they apply.

September, 2023 
Application Information Meetings - 
September 19 @ Milford Mill Academy (6 - 7 p.m.) 
September 27 @ Kenwood High (6 - 7 p.m.)

Magnet EXPO! Featuring 32 magnet schools, along with ESOL and Special Education representatives and CTE exhibits and demonstrations. 

September 30 (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Delta Hotel Hunt Valley
245 Shawan Rd.
Hunt Valley 21031
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

October, 2023 
Magnet Showcase Events.  Visit the magnet schools to learn more about their programs.

Download Magnet Showcase Schedule

 NOVEMBER 3, 2023 
Applications must be submitted online by 1 p.m.

November 8, 2023 
Last date to schedule high school assessment appointments.  Schedule high school assessment appointments online through the Magnet Online Application System OR by calling BCPS Magnet Programs at 443-809-4127.

December 2023 / January 2024 
Magnet assessments - HIGH SCHOOL ONLY!  See the Assessment Guidelines for information on scheduling and preparing for these assessments beginning September 12, 2023.

 February 9, 2024 
(date subject to change)
Release of Elementary and Middle School Magnet Decisions from BCPS Magnet Programs.  See Admissions Process for more information.

 March 8, 2024 (date subject to change)
Release of High School Magnet Decisions from BCPS Magnet Programs.   See the Admissions Process for more information.
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