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ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS  

   

High School Magnets

Grade Point Average (GPA)

Norm Referenced or Criterion Tests (English or Spanish)

 

Assessment

 

 

Business and Management Center at  Yvonne A. Ewell  Townview Center 

Grades 9-12                                      

 

 

75

 

Grade 7  ELA  Scale Score – 1609

Grade 7 Math Scale Score – 1600

 

Grade 8 ELA  Scale Score – 1644

Grade 8 Math Scale Score – 1628

 

On-site essay and interview

Resume (submit on interview date)

 

APPLICATION TIMELINE

 

November 30 – December 4, 2015

8th Grade – Exploring High School Fair

Ellis Davis Field House - 9191 South Polk Street

 

December 5, 2015

9:00 am – 1 pm

Magnet Fair 

Ellis Davis Field House

9191 South Polk Street, Dallas, Texas 75232

 

December 7, 2015

Applications available at all Dallas ISD schools, Administration Building and Dallas ISD website (www.dallasisd.org)

 

December 7 – 18, 2015

January 6 – 8, 2016

 

Open House (each magnet school will have a single Open House date, check www.dallasisd.org for dates and information)

December 21, 2015 – January 1, 2016

Winter Break

 

January 11 –  January 29, 2016

Applications accepted at Elementary Vanguards, Middle School Academies, Magnet High Schools and online

 

January 11 – February 13, 2016

1st choice assessments given by Elementary Vanguards, Middle School Academies and Magnet High Schools

 

January 29, 2016

Registration deadline for February 6, 2016 Magnet School Testing

(for applicants with no norm-referenced or STAAR scores)

 

January 29, 2016

Final date to submit applications at Elementary Vanguards, Middle School Academies, Magnet High Schools and online

 

February 6, 2016

 

Magnet School Testing (for applicants with no norm-referenced or STAAR scores)

Secondary Site – Atwell Middle School

Elementary Site – Adelle Turner Elementary School

 

February 12, 2016

 

Registration deadline for February 20, 2016 Magnet School Testing

(for applicants with no norm-referenced or STAAR scores)

February 20, 2016

Magnet School Testing (for applicants with no norm-referenced or STAAR scores)

Secondary Site – Atwell Middle School

Elementary Site – Adelle Turner Elementary School


February 29, 2016

1st choice notification letters

 

March 14 – 18, 2016

Spring Break

 

March  9 – 12, 2016

March 21 – 26, 2016

2nd choice assessments given by Elementary Vanguards, Middle School Academies and Magnet High Schools

 

April 8, 2016

 

2nd choice notification letters mailed