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Application Information

  • 2023-2024 School Year:  For students who will be in grades 5 and 8 in the fall of 2022, applications will open at noon on Monday, October 10, 2022 and will close at noon on Monday, November 21, 2022.

    To apply, current AACPS students should use their lunch ID as their application username and password, which are also used to access the computers at school and Google classes.  Non-AACPS students will create a username and password when beginning the online application.  The Magnet Office cannot reset passwords.  Contact the Help Desk at 410-222-5135 for password resets.


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    Applications are accepted only from students residing in Anne Arundel County for entry into a Magnet Program.  Please see program specific webpages for details.



  • Which Magnet School Would I Attend?

    The Magnet school you would attend is based on several factors.  Click HERE for the complete list.

  • Who Can Apply to a Magnet?

    Magnet Programs are available only to students who have at least 1 legal guardian residing in Anne Arundel County.  Verification of residency is required.

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


  • Kevin J. Hamlin, PhD
    Director, Advanced Studies and Programs

    Joseph Wieczorek, PhD
    Teacher Specialist, Magnet Programs (Apex Arts, BMAH, IB, STEM)

    Click here to hear how my last name is pronounced

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