•  JWJ COLLEGE PREP is a DEDICATED MAGNET


    There is an application process for magnet schools. DCPS Magnet schools give students the chance to attend schools that focus on themes or career areas of special interest to the student. More than 50 schools offer over 30 programs ranging from culinary arts and Montessori to computer science and the medical professions. Students can often follow the same magnet theme from elementary to middle and high school. Transportation is provided within established guidelines.

    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, Wolfson, 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

     

    As a dedicated magnet, we feed to: Paxon, Stanton, and Wolfson.  

    Click here for theJWJ Quick Guide to Our School and the Magnet Application Process

  • You Must Apply via the DCPS Lottery


    JWJ is a dedicated magnet with ONLY advanced and gifted courses. You must apply through the DCPS School Choice Office. Details can be found here. 

     

  • Click here to see the 2021 School Choice Reference Guide