Magnet-school application deadline is Friday

02/12/2013 8:41 AM

02/12/2013 8:41 AM

The deadline to apply to Wichita magnet schools and other special programs is Friday.

Parents considering Wichita magnet programs for their children for the 2013-14 school year can get application forms at the district’s website – magnet.usd259.org – or at any magnet school. Forms also can be picked up at the magnet admissions office in the Alvin Morris Administrative Center, 201 N. Water.

The district offers technology, foreign language, fine arts and traditional magnet schools, among others. It also has alternative high schools, career development schools and other special programs.

The most popular schools typically have waiting lists. Open slots are filled by lottery.

The application deadline is 4:45 p.m. Friday.

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