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The Magnet Application Period for the
2024-2025 school year is now closed. 

Welcome to the Magnet Office,

All applicants, Kindergarten through Eighth Grade, may apply for the 2024-2025 school year between October 1st, 2023 through January 15th, 2024 at  Parents  will be notified  of their child's status on March 15, 2024 via e-mail.  Please read more about our program via the links on this page. 

Children entering Kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before September 1st. Students applying for first through eighth grade may be assessed through use of a basic skills test in order to determine current academic levels.  Additionally, prior school records including report cards, student progress reports and/or state assessment measures will provide objective data regarding past performance. Proof of this information directly impacts the likelihood of success this student may have at Air Base K-8 Center.

Active Duty Military Families

Children of active duty military families will receive priority for available seats. All students must meet the school's admittance requirements (please see the Contract/Criteria). Placement is contingent on space availability and applicants meeting all entrance requirements.

Military orders or a service statement must be submitted upon applying for Kindergarten through eighth grade. Parents applying for students entering first through eighth grade are required to submit their child's academic records (i.e. report cards, progress reports). These records shall be reviewed to determine the student's eligibility for our programTeacher Recommendations are not required to apply for our program.  Please contact the School Choice & Parental Options office at 305-995-1922 to apply. 


The VPK application period for the 2024-2025 is now closed. 

The Pre-Kindergarten program is for children who are 4 years of age on or before September 1st. This is separate from the Magnet Program and therefore, there is a separate application process.  The application window for the Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten program for the 2024-2025 school year is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Blackburn at 305-258-3676 or e-mail at

To request more information regarding the Magnet Program for Grades K-8:

Carmen Monge, Magnet Lead Teacher

305-258-3676, ext. 2123

Amira Salinas, Magnet Administrative Assistant

305-258-3676, ext. 2121

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