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Application Process

Families must apply during the Jan. 6-22 window for their child to enroll in a magnet or school program for the 2024-25 academic year. We encourage you to review these resources before proceeding.

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Reminder: The acceptance process is NOT first-come, first-served. All applications received during the window will receive consideration.

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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.


Innovative Programs Showcase

When: Saturday, Jan. 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Tates Creek High School

Need a ride? Submit a Transportation Request - due by Dec. 15


  • Application window: Jan. 6-22
  • 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.