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     Do you want to be a Pegasus?

    Online applications to magnet schools will be available beginning November 2022 through January 31, 2023. 
    Please note timeline dates are subject to change 
    Magnet Program - Application Timeline
    (students applying for the 2023-2024 school year)

    Nov. 01, 2022                         Applications available online 

    Nov. 05, 2022                         Discover Dallas ISD Fair

    Nov. 12, 2022                          Visual Arts Library Workshop 

    Dec. 03, 2022                         Dance Library Workshop                                          

    Dec. 05, 2022                         Open House 6:00 pm, All Conservatories

    Dec. 10, 2022                          Music Library Workshop


    Nov. 5, 2022   Applications accepted at all Vanguards, Academies and Magnet Schools through January 31, 2023


    Jan. 07, 2023                         Theatre Library Workshop

    Jan. 12, 2023                          Magnet Open House 6:00 pm, All Conservatories

    Jan. 17, 2023                          Audition Workshops 5:00 pm, All Conservatories

    Jan. 28, 2023                         Auditions

    Feb. 04, 2023                        Auditions

    Mar. 01, 2023                        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


    2022-2023 Tour Dates

    October 21, 2022 at 9:30 AM 

    November 11, 2022 at 9:30 AM 

    December 2, 2022 at 9:30 AM

    January 13, 2023 at 9:30 AM

    Tours will begin in the MAT Auditorium and will take approximately an hour. Sign-up is required to attend. Studnet parking is available under Woodall Rodgers Freeway in a student parking lot.

    When you arrive, enter through the Montgomery Arts Theatre doors located on Jack Evans St. (corner of Jack Evans and Routh St.)


    Please sign up for the tour at the link below:





    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