Please be aware that if you are experiencing difficulty logging in to accept or decline a seat because of a password and you attempt to log in more than 3 times with an incorrect password, your account will be locked. In that case, please email Dr. Joe Wieczorek at MagnetPrograms@aacps.org and provide your student’s name, 6-digit perm number, current grade, and your decision to accept or decline each Magnet seat. He will respond to you in a timely fashion.
Want to learn more about the Magnet Programs offered in Anne Arundel County?
Take a look at the Program Overviews and Information Sheets for each program below. These links will provide information about each Magnet Program including benefits of the program, a sample schedule, eligibility requirements, and the application process.
BioMedical Allied Health Program (BMAH)
For the student interested in exploring and engaging with real-world opportunities in the biomedical and allied health fields. Students can apply to the BMAH program in grade 8.
Centers of Applied Technology (CAT)
For the student interested in developing technical skills needed to be marketable in the competitive work place. Students can apply to this program in grades 9 and 10.
International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) (grades 6-8)
For the inquisitive student eager to think outside the box, explore, and problem-solve. Students can apply to this program in grade 5.
International Baccalaureate MYP (9-10)/Diploma Programme (11-12) (IB MYP/DP)
For the student who aspires to become a visionary leader. Students can apply to this program in grades 8 and 10.Students interested in applying to the IB DP program in grade 10 should contact the IB Coordinator at their IB School for eligibility requirements.
Performing & Visual Arts Middle School (PVA)
For the arts student interested in fostering their maximum potential both artistically and academically. Students can apply to this program in grade 5.
Performing & Visual Arts High School (PVA)
For the serious artist interested in developing their full potential as they prepare for post-secondary academic and career success. Students can apply to this program in grade 8.
Science Technology, Engineering, & Math Middle School Program (STEM)
For the students interested in exploring how science, technology, engineering, and math is present everywhere in the world around them. For the first time, students whose home middle school would be Arundel, Brooklyn Park, Chesapeake Bay, Corkran, George Fox, Lindale, MacArthur, Marley, Meade, Old Mill North, Old Mill South or Severna Park Middle School can apply to this program in grade 5.
Students who do not typically feed into these middle schools and who are interested in STEM will have opportunities in the future to apply to our STEM Middle School at Central Middle that will open in future years.
Science Technology, Engineering, & Math High School Program (STEM)
For the student interested in hands-on, real-world experience in the science, technology, engineering, and math disciplines Students can apply to this program in grade 8.
Give us a call! The Advanced Studies and Programs Magnet and Signature Office is open from from 8:00pm to 4:30pm.
- General Magnet Questions: 410-222-5391 x1
- BMAH, PVA, or STEM: 410-222-5391 x1
- IB: 410-222-5342
- Alternative Line: 410-222-5430