Qualification Requirements

 

Parents of interested students must submit an application online by the designated application deadline.  If there are more applications than there are seats available, a computerized random lottery will be used to select students.

What are the admission requirements for a Magnet/CTA program?

 

Elementary Programs

K-5

Middle School Programs

6-8

High School Programs

9-12

Interest-based

Interest-based

Criteria only for STEM-based programs. *See below

 

Auditions required for the Las Vegas Academy and Del Sol cademy.

 

Criteria for STEM-Based Programs

 First Semester Grade Point Average (GPA)

Criteria

Points Assigned

3.50 and above

8

3.00 – 3.49

6

2.50 – 2.99

4

2.00 – 2.49

2

Below 1.99

0

 

First Semester Science Grade

 

First Semester Mathematics Grade

Criteria

Points Assigned

Criteria

Points Assigned

A in Science 8

6

A in Pre-Algebra or above

6

B in Science 8

4

 

B in Pre-Algebra or above

4

C in Science 8

2

 

C in Pre-Algebra or above

2

D/F in Science 8

0

 

D/F in Pre-Algebra or above

0

 

First Semester English Grade

  Criteria

Points Assigned

A in English 8

6

B in English 8

4

C in English 8

2

D/F in English 8

0

 

Total Points:  26

Qualification: 16 and Above

 

Programs with Criteria

 AMSAT

Computer Science

Engineering & Design

Nursing

Architectural Design

Cybersecurity

Engineering & Robotics

Pre-Medicine

Aerospace Engineering

Dental Assisting

Environmental Management

Sports Medicine

Aviation — Pilot

Digital Game Development

Finance

Veterinary Science

Biomedical

Emergency Medical Services

IT

Video Game Technology

Biotechnology

Engineering

IT - Networking

Web Design

 

Click here for a list of all of our high schools programs including interest-based, criteria-based and audition-based.

Blind Review Process

Every high school Magnet/CTA will utilize the online Blind Review Database (BRDB, which automatically calculates all scores related to 1st trimester/semester report cards.  All qualified applicants are then placed in the random computerized lottery.