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 www.catnorth.org or www.catsouth.org for additional details.
Applications are accepted 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. 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 password RESET links here.) Computer techs in each school can also assist with password resets. The Magnet office cannot reset passwords. Non-AACPS students create a user name/password upon initial application.
In case of inclement weather or weather-related closure, please go to the Anne Arundel County home page for delays and closings (www.aacps.org). Closures for Extended Day for PVA students will be communicated with a transportation notification when determined.
Who Can Apply to a Magnet?
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