Magnet Programs And Nova Schools Application Window Now Open
Interested in Performing and Visual Arts? How about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics? Perhaps Pre-Law, Pre-Med or maybe the Military Academy is more to your liking. These are just a few of the areas of study and courses provided as part of Broward County Public Schools Magnet Programs, which focus on students’ special interests, talents and abilities. For more information about the unique academic options offered in Magnet Programs, visit the Innovative Programs webpage (www.
Parents and students may also apply to Nova Schools, a K-12 national model, which promotes a high quality instruction for all students. The Nova Schools are charged with researching, identifying and implementing best practices in teaching literacy that promotes maximum student achievement. For an overview of Nova Schools, visit (www.broward.k12.fl.us/dsa/
Students applying to kindergarten must be five-years-old by September 1, 2013. Applicants to middle and high school magnet programs must submit a copy of their recent report card and standardized test scores (FCAT or other achievement test). Applications are available online or a paper application may be submitted by mail. For more information, visit the District’s website (www.browardschools.com) or contact the Demographics and Student Assignments Office at754-321-2480. The deadline to apply is February 13, 2013.
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