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     Do you want to be a Pegasus?

    Online applications to magnet schools will be available beginning November 1, 2021 through January 31, 2022. 
    Please note timeline dates are subject to change 
    Magnet Program - Application Timeline
    (students applying for the 2022-2023 school year)

    Nov. 1, 2021                            Applications available online 

    Nov. 6, 2021                           Discover Dallas ISD Fair

    Nov. 13, 2021                         Virtual Visual Arts Library Workshop 

    Dec. 4, 2021                           Virtual Dance Library Workshop                                          

    Dec. 6, 2021                           Virtual Open House 6:00 pm, All Conservatories (Click for Zoom links)

    Dec. 11, 2021                          Virtual Music Library Workshop


    Nov. 1, 2021   Applications accepted at all Vanguards, Academies and Magnet Schools through January 31, 2022


    Jan. 8, 2022                             Virtual Theatre Library Workshop

    Jan. 13, 2022                           Virtual Magnet Open House 6:00 pm, All Conservatories (Click for Zoom links)

    Jan. 18, 2022                           Virtual Audition Workshops 5:00 pm, All Conservatories (Click for Zoom links)

    Jan. 29, 2022                          Auditions

    Feb. 5, 2022                            Auditions

    March 9, 2022                       Notification letters E-mailed by the district to the email address listed on the application


    Available Slots: Grade 9: 260; Grade 10: 10; Grade 11: 10; Grade 12: 1

    • Please continue to check the school website at dallasisd.org/btw for any updates or changes.


    Tour/Information Sessions


    2021-2022 Tour Dates

    January 7, 2022 at 9:30 AM - CANCELED due to COVID increases

    January 21, 2022 at 9:30 AM - CANCELED due to COVID increases

    Tours will begin in the MAT Auditorium and will take approximately an hour. Attendance is open - there is no need to register or call ahead. Student parking is available under Woodall Rodgers Freeway in a student parking lot.



    for applying for the 2022-2023 school year


    Grade Point Average (GPA)

    Norm Referenced or STAAR Tests (English or Spanish)


    Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts

    Grades 9 - 12         


    Grade 7 ELA Scale Score:1522

    Grade 7 Math Scale Score:1589

    Grade 8 ELA Scale Score:1529

    Grade 8 Math Scale Score:1580

    Onsite interview and auditions for the following conservatories:

    Dance, Theatre, Music and Visual Arts