Fulton County Schools sets deadline to apply for magnet programs

A science lab at Global Impact Academy in Fairburn is shown in a file photo from Aug. 9, 2021.  (Alyssa Pointer/AJC FILE PHOTO)
caption arrowCaption
A science lab at Global Impact Academy in Fairburn is shown in a file photo from Aug. 9, 2021. (Alyssa Pointer/AJC FILE PHOTO)

Credit: Alyssa Pointer

Fulton County students have until Jan. 15 to apply for admission to the district’s specialized academic programs.

The district is now accepting online applications for next school year for those who want to enroll in various programs dedicated to a specific area of study — such as business, performing arts or STEM.

ExploreFulton County opens 2 flagship STEM high schools costing $116 million

Fulton County Schools will begin notifying students regarding their acceptance status Feb. 15, according to the district.

Applications also are needed for students who want to attend one of the district’s two new science, technology, engineering and math high schools: Global Impact Academy in Fairburn and FCS Innovation Academy in Alpharetta. Both high schools opened this year.

A complete list of magnet programs can be found on the district’s website.