Magnet Programs
Open House Dates 

District Magnet Fair

School Options Fair at Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology:  January 10, 2015 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

School Open Houses

Note:  Schools tend to hold the majority of their Open Houses before and during the First Magnet Lottery application period.  If you do not see dates listed for the school you are interested in, please contact the school directly for information. 

Albermarle Road Middle School - International Baccalaureate

  • December 9, 2014           9:00-10:00 am
  • January 6, 2015               9:00-10:00 am
  • February 3, 2015             9:00-10:00 am

Barringer Academic Center - Learning Immersion and Talent Development

  • December 12, 2014         9:30-11:00 am
  • January 16, 2015              9:30-11:00 am
  • February 20, 2015            9:30-11:00 am
  • April 24, 2015                   9:30-11:00 am   

Blythe Elementary - International Baccalaureate

  • December 10, 2014          9:30 am-10:30 am
  • January 13, 2015               9:30 am-10:30 am
  • February 10, 2015             5:30 pm-6:30 pm
  • March 3, 2015                   9:30 am-10:30 am

Parents may drop in for a tour any Wednesday at 9:30 from Sept-April.

Chantilly Montessori

  • October 29, 2014         9:30 am-11:00 am
  • November 19, 2014     9:30 am-11:00 am
  • January 14, 2015          9:30 am-11:00 am

Collinswood Language Academy - World Languages

  • January 16, 2015           10:00 am-11:00 am
  • January 16, 2015             6:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • January 28, 2015           12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Cotswold Elementary - International Baccalaureate

  • October 14, 2014           6:30 pm-7:30 pm
  • November 19, 2014       10:00 am-11:00 am
  • January 21, 2015            10:00 am-11:00 am

East Mecklenburg High School - International Baccalaureate

  • November 17, 2014        7:00 pm-8:00 pm
  • January 13, 2015             7:00 pm-8:00 pm
  • January 22, 2015             7:30 am-8:30 am
  • January 22, 2015             7:00 pm-8:00 pm

First Ward Creative Arts Academy - Visual and Performing Arts

  • November 3, 2014           9:30 am-10:30 am
  • December 1, 2014           9:30 am-10:30 am
  • January 5, 2015               9:30 am-10:30 am
  • February 2, 2015             9:30 am-10:30 am
  • March 2, 2015                 9:30 am-10:30 am
  • April 13, 2015                  9:30 am-10:30 am

Highland Mill Montessori

  • November 6, 2014           9:30 am-10:30 am
  • November 20, 2014         9:30 am-10:30 am
  • January 15, 2015              9:30 am-10:30 am
  • January 29, 2015              9:30 am-10:30 am

Idlewild Elementary - Learning Immersion and Talent Development     

  • November 6, 2014         10:00 am-11:00 am
  • November 18, 2014           5:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • December 4, 2014          10:00 am-11:00 am  &  5:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • December 18, 2014        10:00 am-11:00 am  &  5:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • January 13, 2015             10:00 am-11:00 am  &  6:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • January 29, 2015             10:00 am-11:00 am  &  6:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • February 3, 2015             10:00 am-11:00 am &  5:00 pm-6:00 pm 

iMeck Academy @ Cochrane Collegiate High School- Blended Learning 

  • December 11, 2014        7:30 am-8:30 am
  • December 11, 2014        6:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • January 21, 2015             6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Irwin Academic Center - Learning Immersion and Talent Development

  • November 6, 2014          9:30 am-10:30 am
  • November 19, 2014        9:30 am-10:30 am
  • December 9, 2014          5:30 pm-6:30 pm

J.M. Alexander Middle School - International Bacculaureate

  • November 4, 2014          9:30 am-10:30 am
  • November 20, 2014        1:00 pm-2:00 pm
  • December 2, 2014           9:30 am-10:30 am
  • December 9, 2014           1:00 pm-2:00 pm 
  • December 11, 2014         9:30 am-10:30 am
  • December 16, 2014         9:30 am-10:30 am
  • January 6, 2015                9:30 am-10:30 am
  • January 13, 2015              6:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • January 20, 2015              9:30 am-10:30 am
  • January 27, 2015              1:00 pm-2:00 pm
  • February 3, 2015              9:30 am- 10:30 am
  • Febraury 12, 2015            1:00 pm- 2:00 pm

Lansdowne Elementary - International Baccalaureate

  • November 13, 2014         10:00 am-11:00 am
  • December 10, 2014          1:00 pm-2:00 pm
  • January 8, 2015                5:30 pm-6:30 pm
  • February 3, 2015              10:00 am-11:00 am

Marie G. Davis Military and Global Leadership Academy

  • October 2, 2014            5:30 pm-7:30 pm
  • December 11, 2014      5:30 pm-7:30 pm 

Morehead- STEM

  • November 18, 2014      9:00 am-10:00 am & 5:00-6:00 pm
  • January 26, 2015           9:00 am-10:00 am

Myers Park Traditional - Traditional

  • October 21, 2014        9:30-11:00 am
  • November 20, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  • January 8, 2015 -       9:30am - 11:00am
  • February 3, 2015 -     6:30pm - 8:00pm

North Mecklenburg High School - International Baccalaureate

  • November 13, 2014     10:00-11:00 am
  • December 3, 2014         5:00-6:00 pm
  • December 12, 2014       7:30-8:30 am (note early morning)
  • January 8, 2015              7:30-8:30 am (note early morning)
  • January 12, 2015            4:00-5:00 pm
  • January 29, 2015           10:00-11:00 am

Visitors check in at Main Office and meet in Student Services.

Northwest School of the Arts

  • October 22, 2014           6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • November 18, 2014       6:00 pm- 8:30 pm
  • January 29, 2015            6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Oaklawn Language Academy

  • November 13, 2014        9:30 am-10:30 am
  • December 2, 2014          9:30 am-10:30 am
  • January 7, 2015               9:30 am-10:30 am
  • January 22, 2015             9:30 am-10:30 am

Park Road Montessori

  • December 4, 2014          10:00 am-11:00 am
  • January 8, 2015               10:00 am-11:00 am
  • January 15, 2015             10:00 am-11:00 am

Piedmont Middle School - International Baccalaureate

  • December 11, 2014         6:00 pm-8:00 pm
  • December 15, 2014         10:00 am-11:00 am
  • January 6, 2015               6:00 pm-8:00 pm
  • January 12, 2015             6:00 pm-8:00 pm
  • January 22, 2015             9:30 am-11:30 am (Drop-In)

Phillip O. Berry High School - STEM

  • November 7, 2014           7:30 am-9:00 am
  • November 21, 2014         7:30 am-9:00 am
  • December 5, 2014           7:30 am-9:00 am
  • December 19, 2014         7:30 am-9:00 am 
  • January 9, 2015                7:30 am-9:00 am
  • January 23, 2015              7:30 am- 9:00 am

Randolph Middle School - International Baccalaureate

  • November 20 ,2014        9:30-10:30 am
  • January 13, 2015             9:30-10:30 am
  • January 27, 2015             6:00-7:00 pm
  • February 3, 2015             9:30-10:30 am

Sedgefield Middle Schoo l- Montessori

  • November 13, 2014        6:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • January 22, 2015             6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Shamrock Gardens Elementary - Learning Immersion and Talent Development

  • November 14, 2014       10:00 am-11:00 am
  • December 11, 2014        10:00 am-11:00 am
  • January 22, 2015              6:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • January 28, 2015             10:00 am-11:00 am
  • February 3, 2015             10:00 am-11:00 am
  • March 24, 2015               10:00 am-11:00 am

Statesville Road Elementary - International Baccalaureate

  • December 11, 2014          9:30 am-10:30 am
  • January 14, 2015               1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
  • February 5, 2015              9:30 am- 10:30 am
  • March 4, 2015                   1:00 pm- 2:00 pm

Trillium Springs Montessori

  • October 30, 2014              9:00 am-10:00 am
  • November 13, 2014          9:00 am-10:00 am
  • December 9, 2014            9:00 am-10:00 am
  • January 7, 2015                9:00 am-10:00 am

Please call the school first to confirm attendance at 980-343-9442.

Tuckaseegee Elementary - Learning Immersion and Talent Development

  • November 20, 2014          9:00 am-10:30 am
  • December 4, 2014            9:00 am-10:30 am
  • December 17, 2014          9:00 am-10:30 am
  • January 15, 2015               9:00 am-10:30 am  & 4:30pm-5:30pm
  • February 5, 2015              9:00 am-10:30 am   & 4:30pm-5:30pm

Middle College High Schools

Cato Middle College High School - CPCC Cato Campus: 8120 Grier Road, Charlotte, NC 28215. Cato Auditorium, bottom floor, CT020

  • December 8, 2014             6:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • December 11, 2014           6:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • January 13, 2015                6:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • January 21, 2015                6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Harper Middle College High School - CPCC Harper Campus: 315 Hebron Street, Charlotte, NC 28273. Harper Audiorium, HP108

  • December 16, 2014            6:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • January 15, 2015                 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • January 21, 2015                 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Levine Middle College High School - 2800 Campus Ridge Road, Matthews, NC 28105. Levine 1 Building Auditoriums, LV3100 or LV2150

  • December 9, 2014              6:00 pm-7:00 pm       LV3100
  • December 15, 2014            6:00 pm-7:00 pm       LV2150
  • January 14, 2015                 6:00 pm-7:00 pm       LV2150
  • January 22, 2015                 6:00 pm-7:00 pm       LV3100