Online Application

Magnet Programs

Click on a program below to learn more:

 Campus  Theme  Grades Served
 Phone Number
Austin Montessori Pk3 - 5 901 N. Lee (432) 456-1029
Blackshear Health & Wellness
Kdg - 5 501 S. Dixie (432) 456-1279
Cameron Dual Language
Pk4 - 6 2401 W. 8th (432) 456-1059
GP Alamo
STEAM / Extended Year  Pk4 - 5 801 E. 23rd (432) 456-1019
Hays Academic STEAM  Pk4 - 5 1101 E. Monahans (432) 456-1129
Milam Visual & Performing Arts Pk4 - 5 640 College Ave. (432) 456-1169
Reagan Academic Pk4 - 5 2321 E. 21st (432) 456-1189
Travis Math, Science, & Communications  3 - 5  1400 S. Lee (432) 456-1229
Zavala Community & Career Academy  Pk4 - 2 1201 Clifford (432) 456-1239


Additional Requirements

Some programs require additional requirements. 

Reagan & Hays Magnets

In addition to the on-line magnet application needed for Hays and Reagan, the following information must be presented to your campus of choice prior to the application deadline:

1.  Printed copy of magnet application;

2.  KINDERGARTEN Applicants:

  • Prekindergarten report card must be presented (when applicable).
3.  GRADES 1 through 5:
  • Copies of report cards, both current and all previous grades. Students must be at grade level or above (80) in all subjects, have a history of 95% attendance (no more than 10 absences), including tardies and have acceptable behavior (S and E);
  • Copies of any standardized test results, such as STAAR, IStation, or CogAT
  • Copies of any documents indicating Gifted & Talented (GT) identification

All eligible applicants are given a standardized test to measure the basic skills needed to be successful in our academic program. Applicants who score at or above the 50th percentile qualify for our program, and if selected via lottery, will be placed in the program.

**If you do not have records in your personal files, please request copies from previous and present schools.

NOTE: After we receive and review all applicable documentation you will be scheduled for testing.

Students who do not complete this portion of the application process will not be considered for lottery selection process.

Austin Montessori, Cameron, GP Alamo & Milam Magnets

Parents who submit an application for students to Austin Montessori, Cameron, GP Alamo or Milam Magnets must attend an orientation session before the student will be considered during the lottery. The sessions are brief (30 minutes) and are designed to explain the individualized curriculum, student expectations, and the parental commitment that is required.

All sessions will begin promptly at times scheduled and doors will be closed after session begins. During school hours please sign in at the office. You will then be directed to the location of the orientation session. See application for dates.

Blackshear, Travis and Zavala Magnets

Blackshear, Travis, Zavala only require an on-line application. They do not have additional requirements.
Additional Requirements

Be mindful of additional requirements for each program. Some programs may require attendance to an orientation, turning in additional documentation and more. Learn more by clicking "Programs"