Posted: Monday, November 15, 2021

Greenville County students who are interested in attending one of our Magnet Academies need to register by Monday, November 29 to be included in the first application window. There are six windows total, but it is important for students to try to apply in the first round due to limited spots. Applications are processed and parents are notified within a week of the end of each window.

Magnet Academies are schools with a special focus that give students the opportunity to go above and beyond in a specific learning area. Greenville County Schools offers eleven academies including:

Elementary – K5, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

  • Blythe Academy of Languages
  • East North Street Academy of Mathematics and Science
  • Stone Academy of Communication Arts

Middle – 6th, 7th, 8th

  • Beck Academy of International Relations and Public Service
  • Greenville Middle Academy of Global and Traditional Studies
  • Hughes Academy of Science and Technology
  • League Academy of Communication Arts

High – 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

  • Carolina Academy of Engineering and Health Professions
  • Greenville Senior High Academy of Law, Finance and Business
  • J.L. Mann Academy of Mathematics, Science and Technology
  • Southside High International Baccalaureate Diploma Program 

Students who miss out on the first application window or decide to apply to a Magnet Academy at a later date will have five other opportunities to do so. Those windows include:

  • 2nd Round – December 6, 2021 – January 24, 2022
  • 3rd Round – January 31, 2022 – February 28, 2022
  • 4th Round – March 7, 2022 – May 9, 2022
  • 5th Round – May 16, 2022 – July 11, 2022
  • 6th Round – July 13, 2022 – August 8, 2022 
Magnet Academy Application Window Open


To apply, students should fill out an application on the GCS Magnet page.

GCS Magnet Page Magnet Academies Video

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