Magnet/Choice School in GCS?

  • Guilford County Schools is a nationwide leader in providing a variety of educational options for students and their parents/guardians.


    Providing families with school choice allows students to have access to K-12 educational options that best fit their unique needs and talents while

    equipping them with the tools necessary to soar to greatness in a future that has yet to be imagined.


    Our 60+ unique magnet/choice programs are designed with the belief that children learn differently and may thrive in different environments. GCS’ K-12 magnet/choice programs nurture the seeds of talent and ambition that exist within a child naturally, while still providing a first-rate educational experience in traditional subject areas. Our innovative programming caters to student interests through various themes, specializations, and career pathways.


    Guilford County Schools is proud to offer magnet/choice programs at 23 elementary and middle schools and 24 high schools.  With 66 magnet and choice programs across the district, Guilford County Schools is a nationwide leader in providing a variety of educational options for students and their parents/guardians.

How to Apply

  • Applications are submitted electronically through SchoolMint online student enrollment, which will be available beginning January 14, 2022 through February 21, 2022.
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    “Magnet schools boast more parental and community involvement, more personalization through theme-based education, and specialized programs that create a shared sense of community that leads to a safer environment for learning.”

    – Magnet Schools of America

Contact Us

  • Magnet/Choice Office

    501 W. Washington St.

    Greensboro, NC 27401



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