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Application Process

Families must apply during the January window for their child to enroll in a magnet or school program for the following academic year. 

Note: The Re-Engagement Center and the Virtual Learning Center at Success Academy accept applications year-round. Also, our Career & Technical Education (CTE) centers use a different application system and timeline. Please refer to the CTE website or call Eastside, Southside, or Locust Trace for specifics. 

FCPS reserves the right to make changes to application and entrance requirements for all programs offered throughout the district.

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  • Application window: Jan. 6-22
  • Showcase: Saturday, Jan. 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tates Creek High School
  • Auditions, testing, interviews, and application processing: January and February
  • Offer notifications go out to families: March 5 for high school, March 6 for middle, and March 7 for elementary

Track Your Application

For general questions:

Email the programs manager or call (859) 381-2105