Decatur Public Schools' magnet programs accepting applications

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 DECATUR - Decatur Public Schools' magnet programs will be accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year until January 30, 2015.

Anyone living within Decatur Public School District 61 boundaries can apply to a magnet school.  However, in order for an applicant to be placed into the admission lottery, a parent must attend an orientation session at the school to which the family is applying.  The admission lottery will be conducted electronically by the District's central office in February 2015.  Parents will be notified by principals after the lottery is held.

We've included a list of Decatur Public Schools' magnet school options and orientation dates and times below:


Durfee Technology


Orientation:  
10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on November 25 and December 8.

To schedule a visit on another day or time, please call the Durfee Technology Magnet school office at 424-3254.


Mary W. French Academy

Orientation:
10:00 a.m. - November 19, December 10, January 20
6:00 p.m. - November 13, December 18, January 29

To schedule a visit on another day or time, please call the French Academy office at 424-3240.


Garfield Montessori & Enterprise Elementary


Garfield Orientation:
10:00 a.m. - December 2 & January 20, 22, 29
5:30 p.m. - December 9 & January 13, 27

To schedule a visit on another day or time, please call the Garfield office at 424-3244.

Enterprise Orientation:
10:00 a.m. - December 2 & January 20, 22, 29

The evening sessions at Garfield will also include families interested in Enterprise.
To schedule a visit on another day or time, please call the Enterprise office at 424-3245.


Hope Academy

Orientation:
10:00 a.m.- December 9, & January 13
5:00 p.m. - December 9, & January 13

To schedule a visit on another day or time, please call the Hope Academy office at 424-3333.


Johns Hill

Orientation:
8:00 a.m. - January 30
10:00 a.m. - November 6, 18, December 11, January 15
6:00 p.m - January 22

To schedule a visit on another day or time, please call the Johns Hill office at 424-3196.
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