Magnet Programs

  • IB Colegio del Mundo World School Ecole du Monde logo in blue circle   Performing and Visual Arts logo with colorful paint splatter in background Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics logo with atom diagram, test tubes and the pi sign BioMedical Allied Health Magnet High School logo with the Medical symbol on top of the Glen Burnie High School shield  Center of Applied Technology North logo with geometric three dimensional shape in the center.  Center of Applied Technology South Turning Passions into professions.  World with a glowing star orbiting around it.


    The on-time Magnet Applications open on October 14, 2019 and close at NOON on November 26, 2019 (the Tuesday before Thanksgiving).  Applications are accepted from students residing in Anne Arundel County for entry into a magnet program.  Please see program specific webpages for details.

    IB Middle School:  Current Grade 5 and 6 students can apply
    PVA Middle School:  Current Grade 5 and 6 students can apply
    STEM Middle School:  Current Grade 5 students can apply
    IB High School:  Current Grade 8 and 10 students can apply
    PVA High School:  Current Grade 8 and 9 students can apply
    STEM/BMAH High School:  Current Grade 8 students can apply

    Students and families are encouraged to apply for self-serve password reset.  The Magnet office cannot reset passwords.

    FALL 2019 INFORMATION SESSIONS:  Plan to attend one of the school-based events to learn more about Magnet programs and the CAT Centers.  For more information, please refer to the following information fliers:  English version      Spanish version

     CAT Centers accept on-time applications through March 15, 2020.  Late applications will be processed after all on-time applications have been evalauted and in the order which they were received. Please go to or for additional details.

    Apply Now!

    APPLY TO A MAGNET PROGRAM Between Oct 14 and Nov 26, 2019!

    AACPS Students: To apply, you need your lunch number (Student ID Number) and your password used to access computers at school. Sign up now for AACPS password reset. (Once you have signed up, you can reset it yourself if/when the last password you used no longer functions.  Access SIGN UP and RESET links here.)  Computer techs in each school can also assist with password resets. The Magnet office cannot reset passwords.

    In case of inclement weather or weather-related closure, please go to the Anne Arundel County home page for delays and closings ( Closures for Extended Day for PVA students will be communicated with a transportation notification when determined.



  • Kevin J. Hamlin, PhD
    Director, Magnet Programs 

    Joseph Wieczorek [vye CHO rek], PhD
    Teacher Specialist, Magnet Programs (BMAH, IB, PVA, STEM)

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