MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - Parents who want their child to attend magnet school in Midland, applications for the lottery acceptance have opened.
Parents of eligible students must complete an electronic application for each student wanting to attend one of the magnet schools.
Applications must be submitted no later than the May 13 with the lottery drawing being held a week later on the May 20.
You can find those online applications on the Midland Independent School District website: WWW.midlandisd.net.
Students currently enrolled in MISD between Kindergarten and fifth grade are eligible to enroll as well as those that would be of age to start kindergarten for the 2016-17 school year.
The three magnet schools in MISD are Washington Math/Science Academy, Pease Communications/Technology Academy and Bowie Fine Arts Academy.
All offer an extended instructional day that lasts from 8 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
Each school also offers a one hour after school program.
MISD encourages parents to visit the individual school websites for information regarding scheduled open houses and student showcases.