Application and Admissions

Magnet Application and Assessment Time Line
(dates subject to change--please revisit this site for updates)

August 29, 2022
Magnet Brochure release.  Magnet brochures are available for download.  Baltimore County Public Schools will also distribute a flyer with magnet application information to every student in grade PreK, 5th, and 8th.

Download Magnet Brochures

September 13, 2022 
Applications may be submitted online from 12 noon on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, until 1 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2022.

Assessment Guidelines for the high school assessments will be available September 13, 2022.  Applicants must obtain the assessment guidelines for each program to which they apply.  

Applications are now closed

September 17, 2022 
Magnet EXPO - Explore the possibilities!  Featuring 32 magnet schools, along with ESOL and Special Education representatives and CTE exhibits and demonstrations.  New Town High School, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Application Information Meeting at 9:30 a.m.

October, 2022 
Magnet Showcase Events.  Visit the magnet schools to learn more about their programs.

Download Magnet Showcase Schedule

 NOVEMBER 4, 2022 

for all programs
Applications must be submitted online by 1 p.m.

December 2022 / January 2023 
Magnet assessments - HIGH SCHOOL ONLY!  See the Assessment Guidelines for information on scheduling and preparing for these assessments beginning September 13, 2022.

 February 3, 2023 
(date subject to change)
Release of Elementary and Middle School Magnet Decisions from BCPS Magnet Programs.  See Admissions Process for more information.

 March 3, 2023 (date subject to change)
Release of High School Magnet Decisions from BCPS Magnet Programs.   See the Admissions Process for more information.