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Magnet Program Information Available Soon

The on-time Magnet Applications will 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.  Any adult in AACPS, with permission of the parent/guardian, may assist students in applying. To apply, go to Click on the APPLY NOW icon. The user name is the six-digit student ID, and the password is the one students utilize on school computers. 

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

CAT Centers use the same portal for applications. Current Grade 8 and Grade 9 students can apply. For information about CAT North, visit For information about CAT South, visit Applications for CAT Centers are accepted through March 15, 2020.

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