Application Information

Consideration for Round 1 applicants for the 2017-2018 school year is now closed. Late applications are now being accepted.
Click HERE for a late application

 

Late Applications

Are you still interested in attending a CCSD magnet program? The following high schools are accepting late applications for the 2017-18 school year. Should you wish to apply to a magnet program at any of the listed schools, you may apply online at http://ccsdapps.net

Canyon Springs High School

  • Leadership & Law Preparatory

Del Sol Academy of the Performing Arts

Late auditions will be held Saturday, May 13th at Del Sol High School. Please call 702-799-6830 ext. 4001 to make an appointment.

Desert Pines High School

  • Animation
  • Radio Production
  • Sports Marketing
  • Video Production

Eldorado High School

  • Video Game Technology
  • Web Design

Valley High School

  • Academy of Hospitality and Tourism
  • International Baccalaureate
  • MSTEM

Late applicants for LVA and Del Sol must schedule a late audition. 

Late audition dates:

Las Vegas Academy: Saturday April 29. Call 702-799-7800 ext. 4202 to schedule.

Del Sol Academy: Saturday May 13. Call 702-799-6830 ext. 4001 to schedule.

Once a late application has been submitted for Las Vegas Academy and/or Del Sol Academy, contact the school you’ve applied to in order to schedule your audition. Scheduling will begin April 3, 2017.

Please download and read the following documents so that you are prepared for your audition.

Del Sol Academy of the Performing Arts Audition Information

Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Audition Information

Round 1 applicants will be notified of outcomes in late February/early March.

Late applicants will be contacted as space becomes available.

Name announced for new Elementary Magnet School opening in 2017!

The Marzano Academy at Lomie G. Heard Elementary School at Lamb Boulevard and Kell Lane will be the first one of its kind in the nation! On January 26, 2017, the school was officially named The Marzano Academy at Lomie G. Heard Elementary School, after a namesake from a recent school closure.

Click HERE for more information

Click HERE for transportation map

Click HERE for a late application

New Application Deadline

The round 1 application deadline for all 2017-2018 school year applicants was Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. Late applications are currently available.

Who Can Apply?

Students going in to 1st through 10th grade for the 2017-2018 school year.
*LVA, DSA, Select Schools and Valley HS – International Baccalaureate (IB) also accept applications for 11th grade.

More Information

Magnet/CTA Information Guide

Magnet/CTA Overview

Descargar el resumen de las escuelas especializadas y CTA’s

Audition Information

Attention! Late audition information for LVA and Del Sol Academies:

All LVA and Del Sol applicants only, will need to schedule an audition.

Late audition dates:

Las Vegas Academy: Saturday April 29. Call 702-799-7800 ext. 4202 to schedule.

Del Sol Academy: Saturday May 13. Call 702-799-6830 ext. 4001 to schedule.

Once a late application has been submitted for Las Vegas Academy and/or Del Sol Academy, contact the school you’ve applied to in order to schedule your audition. Scheduling will begin April 3, 2017.

Please download and read the following documents so that you are prepared for your audition.

Del Sol Academy of the Performing Arts Audition Information

Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Audition Information

Qualification Requirements

At the elementary and middle school level, there are no specific requirements to attend a Magnet School. High school qualification for a Magnet School or Career and Technical Academy is based on the first semester report card. Las Vegas Academy of the Arts and Del Sol Academy of the Performing Arts both have an additional audition. Click here for more information.

Application Process

Applying to a Magnet School or Career and Technical Academy is as easy as submitting either an online application or completing a paper application and submitting it to your 1st choice school no later than January 10, 2017 at 3 p.m. Any high school Magnet/CTA applicant who currently attends a charter, private or other non CCSD school must submit a copy of their 2016-2017 first trimester or first semester report card. The report card must include: course title and grade, attendance, and citizenship/conduct grade. Click here for more information.

Selection Process

Open Magnet/CTA seats are assigned to students through a computerized, random selection process (the “lottery”). Click here for more information.

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