• 2023 Academy Informational Sessions

  • Sept. 09, 2023

    Dear Parents and Guardians of U-46 middle school students,

    We invite you to attend our Informational Sessions and presentation events next month to learn more about the District’s high school Magnet Academies. Eighth graders can apply for admission to the following five academy programs:

    Application and Lottery Process for U-46 Academies 

    The application process for the District’s five Magnet Academies will open Wednesday, October 4, 2023. Students who are in 8th grade can submit applications from October 4 through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, October 31, 2023. Students are required to have a 2.0 GPA and two letters of recommendation to be considered.  Additional information on preferences and priorities for the lottery is available at this link along with access to the application platform: https://www.u-46.org/magnetacademies.

    Informational Sessions By School 

    To help students and their families better understand the focus of the Magnet Academies, all five high schools are hosting informational sessions during the month of October. The schedule is available below.

    Thank you,

    Mitchell Briesemeister

    Director of Educational Pathways

    School District U-46

  • informational sessions ENG  IS SPA

  • If you are interested in attending one or more open houses, you will be able to find links to the presentations on our website https://www.u-46.org/magnetacademies

    Important Dates:

    October 4- Magnet Academy Application Window Opens

    October 4 - EXPLORE 2022 Parent Showcase

    October 5 - EXPLORE for 8th-Graders

    The month of October - Magnet Academy Open Houses

    October 31 - Magnet Academy Application Window Closes

    November 8 - Lottery Runs, Families are Notified through Email

    November 15 - Acceptances Due