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Apply Now for 2023-24 Admission to Magnet Schools & Specialty Programs

It's time to apply for 2023-24 admission to magnet, gifted and talented, and specialty programs in Fayette County Public Schools. Whether your child wants to be an ambassador or artist, engineer or entrepreneur, scientist or surgeon, we offer a pathway to their unlimited potential!

You can choose from our high-quality neighborhood schools or among three dozen specialized programs, including creative and performing arts, engineering, International Baccalaureate, math, science, technology, language immersion, and gender-specific programming. 

More than 5,000 people turned out for our recent Innovative Programs Showcase to learn more about the options for their children. 

"Our schools have really begun to reimagine education, but it's not in isolation," said Ron Chi, acting chief innovation officer for the district. "We really trust the students and the community to help lead hand in hand toward a future of possibilities." 



  • Jan. 7-22: Application window
  • Jan. 23 through March 3: Auditions, testing, interviews, and application processing
  • March 8-10: Offer notifications go out to families

Apply Now

Contact: Vee Pryor, program manager or (859) 381-2105

Revised Jan. 13, 2023