Magnet Programs

Due to state mandates regarding COVID-19, Magnet Office staff will be 
working remotely during the school closures.

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 Bryan Stoll

Paige Single
Administrative Secretary
105 W. Chesapeake Ave.
Towson, MD 21204 

Phone: 443-809-4127

Providing educational choices to parents of students with different interests, talents, and aptitudes, in an environment that enhances students’ educational success

2021-2022 Magnet Application Cycle

Magnet admission decisions for Elementary and Middle school programs were released February 5, 2021.  Placement offers may be viewed and accepted/declined via the Online Magnet Application System.

High school magnet assessments will take place virtually in February 2021.  Students should review Assessment Guidelines to prepare for these assessments.

Magnet admission decisions for High schools will be released no later than April 5, 2021 (subject to change).

Students must have submitted a magnet application by the deadline of Nov. 6, 2020, to be eligible for the 2021-2022 school year.




  • Conduct a centralized magnet admissions process;
  • Disseminate program and application information to parents and students through a variety of means (including a telephone hotline, newspapers, libraries, school personnel, and the Internet);
  • Meet with parent & community groups to discuss programs and application procedures;
  • Organize the countywide Magnet EXPO!;
  • Support schools and staff in the implementation of Policy and Superintendent’s
    Rule 6400, entitled Magnet Schools Admission, which govern all admission decisions;
  • Assist in the review and preparation of evaluation materials for high school magnet programs; and
  • Coordinate efforts with curriculum offices to ensure that magnet programs maintain high standards and rigorous curricula.