OCS has a NEW magnet school selection process!
For information about the NEW online application and lottery process,
please join Dr. Brendan Gartner, Executive Director of Student Services at a community meeting!
If you are interested in your student attending New Bridge Middle, Clyde Erwin Elementary,
Northwoods Elementary or a Dual Language Immersion program,
please come to one of the following information sessions!
Dates and Locations
January 22, 2019 -- Trexler Middle School
January 23, 2019 -- Dixon Middle School
January 24, 2019 -- Jacksonville Commons Middle School
January 25, 2019 -- Northwoods Park Middle School
January 29, 2019 -- Southwest Middle School
January 30, 2019 -- Hunters Creek Middle School
January 31, 2019 -- Swansboro Middle School
February 1, 2019 -- New Bridge Middle School
All meetings will be held in the respective school's cafeteria at 6 PM.
2019 MAGNET SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES
February 4, 2019 -- New Bridge Middle School
February 7, 2019 -- Northwoods Elementary
February 7, 2019 -- Clyde Erwin Elementary
Our Magnet Schools are:
Clyde Erwin Elementary Magnet School of International Studies and Cultural Arts
Please note that at Clyde Erwin Elementary Magnet (CEEM) there are two options. Some lottery slots are available in Spanish Language Immersion Classrooms and there are some slots available in traditional classroom settings. An applicant may put their child's name in the lottery for a Spanish Language Immersion slot, a traditional slot, or both.
CEEM follows a year-round calendar.
Northwoods Elementary Magnet School of Technology and Innovation
The focus of Northwoods Elementary Magnet School (NWEM) is on using a variety of technology to engage in Project Based Learning. Please note that NWEM follows a year-round calendar.
New Bridge Middle School
For students in grades 6-8 at New Bridge Middle School (NBM), there is a focus on STEAM content and skills. STEAM emphasizes science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Please note that NBM follows a traditional calendar.
2018-2019 Magnet Schools
Magnet School applications will become available on
February 11th, 2019 and will remain available until March 1, 2019.
The lottery selection process will be run at 10:00 am on March 4th.
OCS will announce Dual Language Immersion/lottery selection at a later date.