Academic Magnets and Career and Technical Academies

Elementary Magnet Programs

Middle School Magnet Programs

High School Academic Magnet Programs

High School Career and Technical Academies

  • Magnet notifications are postponed due to situations beyond our control, including issues related to COVID-19.  Updates regarding the notification date will be posted on the Magnet Information website. That website address is  

    Due to this initial notification delay, the deadline for parents to accept or decline offered seats will also change and will be posted both on the website and in the email notification.  Late application processing is also on hold and will be processed following the new notification and response timeline.

    We know you have been anticipating these results and apologize for this delay.  Please know that we will send out the notificaitons as soon as possible.  
    If you have any questions, please contact us via email at

Magnet Application and Acceptance Timeline

  • Applications for the 2020-2021 School Year

    Notification timeline updated on March 29, 2020

    January 7, 2020 -- Application Opens 

    •      Online application available via a link on
    •      Paper copies will be available at each school, if needed


    February 3, 2020 - Application Closes

    • Online application closes at 11:59 p.m.
    • Paper applications must be emailed to alachuamagnets ( or postmarked by this date


    Date To Be Determined -- Parents notified of acceptance/waitlists


    Date To Be Determined -- Parent/Student commitment deadline

Application Submission

  • On-time applications opened on January 7, 2020, and closed on February 3, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. 

    Students may still apply, but any applications received after the close of on-time applications will not be processed for consideration until after the first round of acceptance and possible waitlisting of seats.  This means that the application may not be reviewed or processed until after March 30th if seats are available.  If seats are not available, your application may not be processed or may be processed and added to the bottom of the waiting lists.

    Click Here to Apply - Late Submission

    If your child attends an Alachua County Public School or Charter School, you will need their log in information to access the application.  This is their username that they use to log into the computers at school or the first part of their email before the @ symbol.   The password is their 8-digit birthdate with no dashes or slashes.  

Application/Process Questions

  • Email: alachuamagnets (


     Call 352-955-7629


    Contact the school for School or Program Specific Questions

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Non Discrimination & Equal Opportunity

  • The Alachua County Public Schools District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability (Section 504/ADA) sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status, genetics or legally-protected characteristics in its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices. The district also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boys Scout of America Equal Access Act.

    Lack of English Language Skills will not be a barrier for participation.

    Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or harassment:  

    For Employees contact Bart Brooks via email brooksba or call (352) 955-7727
    For Students
     contact Jennifer Taylor via email taylorjp or call (352) 955-7671

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