Friday, February 08, 2013

BCPS Accepting Applications for Magnet School Programs and Nova Schools

Application Deadline, February 13, 2013

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is currently accepting applications for its magnet school programs and Nova schools for the 2013-14 school year. Applications must be received or postmarked by February 13, 2013.

Magnet programs provide in-depth, innovative, learning opportunities for students while meeting rigorous curriculum standards. The Nova schools are charged with researching, identifying, and implementing best practices in teaching literacy that promotes maximum student achievement.

Students applying to kindergarten must be five-years-old by September 1, 2013.  Applicants to middle and high school magnet programs must submit a copy of their recent report card and standardized test scores (FCAT or other achievement test). Applications are available online or a paper application may be delivered or submitted by mail.  

More information about magnet programs, Nova schools and other school options, visit ( or contact the Demographics and Student Assignments Office at 754-321-2480.

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