On-time applications for SY 2021-2022 opened October 12, 2020 and closed at noon on November 24, 2020. STEM BioMedical (BMAH) and Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) are accepting late applications. Late applications will not be evaluated until spring 2021.
Please consult the Magnet application timeline on the left-hand toolbar.
To apply, current students use their lunch ID as user name and password utilized to access computers at school/Google classes. Click on the link, below.
Applications are accepted only from students residing in Anne Arundel County for entry into a Magnet Program. Please see program specific webpages for details.
AACPS Students: To apply, you need your lunch number (Student ID Number) and your password used to access computers at school. The Magnet office cannot reset passwords. Contact the Help Desk at 410-222-5135 for password reset.
Non-AACPS students create a user name/password upon initial application.
Cup of Joe with Magnet Program Leaders
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
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