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“Magnet schools boast more parental and community involvement, more personalization through theme-based education, and specialized programs that create a shared sense of community that leads to a safer environment for learning.”


– Magnet Schools of America

Guilford County Schools is proud to offer magnet/choice programs at 23 elementary and middle schools and 24 high schools.  With 66 magnet and choice programs across the district, Guilford County Schools is a nationwide leader in providing a variety of educational options for students and their parents. Designed with the belief that children learn differently and may thrive in different environments, GCS magnet programs nurture the seeds of talent and interest that exist within a child naturally, while still providing a first-rate education in traditional subject areas.

How to Apply

  • Applications are submitted electronically through SchoolMint online student enrollment, which will be available beginning January 14, 2021 through March 3, 2021.


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Frequently Asked Questions



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