FAQ
  • What are magnet programs?

  • What is the purpose of a magnet program?

  • What does it mean to be on the waiting list?

  • What can I do if I am not accepted?

  • What about transportation?

  • When will I receive the transportation schedule?

  • What if my child receives special education services?

  • If my child is currently enrolled in a magnet program, do they need to reapply?

  • If my child is currently attending a magnet program in another district and we move, are they automatically transferred into the Dallas ISD Magnet Program?

  • How and when will I be notified of acceptance into a magnet school?

  • Can I give my completed application to my child’s guidance counselor or teacher and have them mail or hand deliver it to the school that I wish to apply?

  • What if I missed the missed deadline?

  • Can I apply to the magnet programs during the spring semester?

  • If I change my mind or if I am not satisfied with the magnet school, can I transfer back to my home school?

  • Can my child participate in extracurricular activities at their home school?

  • Can my child automatically be assigned to a magnet program if he/she has a sibling currently attending the magnet school?

  • Can I improve my chances of acceptance into the magnet program by submitting more than one application?