The Duval County Magnet Programs is one of the nation’s most successful magnet programs, according to the U.S. Department of Education. A wide range of specialized educational programs are available throughout elementary, middle, and high schools.
While receiving instruction in traditional subject areas, magnet students have an opportunity to explore and develop their unique interests and talents in such areas as math, science, the arts, language immersion, culinary arts, aviation, law/legal professions, technology, and public service.
Duval County’s magnet programs are steadily improving to meet the needs of all students. Approximately 20,000 students participate in 30 different program areas offered in 71 schools.
Parents/Guardians of a student currently enrolled in a Duval County Public School, in grades K through 10, will be able to download their child’s personalized magnet application for the upcoming 2016-2017 magnet lottery by accessing the FOCUS portal after January 4, 2016. Please contact your current school if assistance is needed accessing FOCUS. Signed applications may be either returned by U.S. mail or hand delivered to the Duval County Public Schools Magnet Program Office by Monday, February 29, 2016 no later than 4:30 p.m. Blank Magnet applications may be downloaded at www.duvalschools.org/schoochoice after January 4, 2016.
For more information about the Duval County Magnet Programs, call 904-390-2082, or visit:
To determine which school your student is zoned to attend, click here.