Students who enroll in magnet programs at Darnell-Cookman, James Weldon Johnson, Kirby-Smith, LaVilla School of the Arts, Frank H. Peterson, Paxon School for Advanced Studies, A. Philip Randolph and Stanton College Preparatory must meet specified academic performance standards in order to return from one year to the next. These standards are:
Grade 6-7 Pass all courses
Grade 7-8 Maintain an overall unweighted 2.0 grade point average, and pass all courses
Grade 9-10 Maintain an overall unweighted 2.0 grade point average, and pass all courses
Grade 10-11 Maintain an overall unweighted 2.0 grade point average, and pass all courses
In addition, students at LaVilla must earn a "C" or higher in each arts area.
For a list of magnet schools click the appropriate level: Elementary | Middle | High
Click here to apply via your Parent FOCUS account.
Both J. Allen Axson Montessori Elementary School and John E. Ford English and Spanish Montessori PreK - 8 School have PreK3 and PreK4 programs. Please contact the individual schools for additional information about these programs. Parents are encouraged to attend one of the schools’ tours to learn more. Additional information about the program at J. Allen Axson Elementary School can be found at https://dcps.duvalschools.org/domain/6588, (904) 992-3600. Additional information about the program at John E. Ford Elementary School can be found at https://dcps.duvalschools.org/domain/10801, (904) 630-6540.