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Magnet Parent Nights
This is an opportunity for parents and students to hear about all the magnet programs Cobb County has to offer, the admissions process, and get your questions answered by representatives from all of Cobb's magnet programs. Thank you to all that came out this year!

Magnet Middle School Visits
Magnet Coordinators hold presentations for each CCSD Middle School in the fall. The presentation includes information about all of the CCSD Magnet programs. Contact your 8th grade counselor for more information.

Wheeler Prospective Magnet Student Night

Potential applicants and their parents or guardians were invited to join our faculty and staff at our Wheeler Prospective Magnet Student Night on October 19. Guests learned about our curriculum and student life. Attendees had an opportunity to tour our facilities and interact with students, staff and teachers

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2023-24 Admissions Timeline

These dates are subject to change. We will announce updates if it becomes necessary  

Online Application Available:

    October 1, 2023

Prospective Magnet Student Night :

    October 19, 2023, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Application Deadline (Applications must be submitted by this date) -           December 1, 2023

Teacher Recommendation Deadline :

    January 15, 2024
Admissions Decisions available to Applicants on the Application portal:        February 2, 2024, 4:30pm 

Wheeler Magnet Showcase for Accepted Students -

    February 15, 2024, 6:00pm

Commitment Deadline:

    March 1, 2024

  • Must be an incoming freshman

  • Must reside in the Cobb County School District at the time of registration

  • Must complete and submit the online application by the deadline

  • Must agree to the following program requirements:

    • Completion of a magnet recognized STEM or STEAM track

    • Required Research and Internship in senior year

    • Minimum of 10 magnet courses in math and science

    • Senior Research with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) emphasis.

    • Completion of 4 credits each semester

Admissions Criteria

A local admissions committee considers each applicant holistically. Some of the criteria considered includes:

  • Middle school grades

  • Standardized test scores

  • Magnet Test scores

  • Strong interest and aptitude in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

  • Strong communication skills

  • Recommendations from middle school Math, Science and English teachers

  • Math placement entering the program

  • Discipline

Application Instructions

CCSD Students
Admission instructions for students currently attending a school within the Cobb County School District 

Non CCSD Students 

Admission instructions for students currently attending a private school, home school, or any school outside of the Cobb County School District 

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