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 2018-2019 Magnet Application closed at noon on November 30, 2018 for school year 2019-2020.

     CAT Centers accepted on-time applications through March 15, 2019.  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.

    Late applications for the 2019 IB and BMAH Magnet Programs are accepted from noon on November 30 until Summer 2019.  PVA late applications closed on April 12. 

    • Entering HS (Current 8th grade students):  
      • BMAH (STEM BioMedical)
      • IB MYP DP 
    • Entering MS (current 5th grade students): 
      • IB MYP 
      • PVA (late applications open February 1 and close on noon on April 12, with auditions held on April 25 at 6 PM, Bates MS) 
    • Currently in HS (current 10th grade students ONLY):
      •  IB DP, for entry in grade 11 
    • Currently in MS (current 6th grade students ONLY):  
      • IB MYP
    • STEM is NOT accepting late applications for either High School or Middle School  

    Thank you to all who attended the Spring Information Fair on April 15, 2019 at Old Mill High.

    FALL 2019 INFORMATION SESSIONS: Information regarding Fall Information sessions is now here!  Plan to attend one of the school-based events.  For more information, please refer to the following information fliers:  English version      Spanish version

    Magnet on-time applications are accepted from October 14, 2019 to noon on November 26, 2019 (the Tuesday before Thanksgiving) and are solely for residents of Anne Arundel County. 

    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.

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    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.


    Recommendations for BMAH, IB and STEM applicants ONLY!   

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