MAGNET PROGRAMS 2017-18
Middle School Magnet Consortium (MSMC):
Deadline for submitting “choice” forms
is NOVEMBER 3, 2017
These programs are NOT based on grades
or test data. These programs are based
on student interest in the content area and selection is based on a lottery
Interested students from the Wootton
HS cluster schools may participate in the MSMC choice process by submitting
their choices online. The grade 5
student logs into their MCPS google account and goes to http:/bit.ly/choiceMSMC
Parents may attend an evening open
house for more information:
MS for Digital Design and Development - Oct. 11 at 7 p.m.
MS for Creative and Performing Arts - Oct. 25 at 7 p.m.
MS for Aerospace Technology – Oct. 18 at 7 p.m.
Transportation for out of consortium
students is the responsibility of the parents
Eastern MS and Tacoma MS Magnet
This year, NO APPLICATIONS are
required. Students in the Wootton HS
cluster are part of a “field test” which means students WILL NOT be submitting
an application this year.
In late November, All Grade 5 students
will be reviewed centrally and will receive a letter in the mail if he/she is a
potential candidate for one of these magnet programs.
If your child receives a letter, he or
she will be tested in January 2018.
Parents can request that their child
to be evaluated for eligibility for these programs.
Parents are encouraged to attend an
informational meeting on Oct. 12, 2017 at Montgomery Blair HS at 5:30 (last
name A-M) and 7:30 (last name N-Z). You will receive a Connect Ed message about
Admission to the both of these programs is very competitive. Multiple criteria will be used to evaluate candidates which
include previous grades and assessment data.
Students who are admitted into one of
these programs will be provided with transportation.