A National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

5120 Sunset Drive, Miami Florida 33143 - PH: 305-661-8527

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAGNET PROGRAM ADMISSION PROCEDURES

 

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Who is eligible to attend?

 

Any student who will be six on or before September 1st is eligible to apply for the first grade.  Students applying for 2nd-5th grade need to be proficient in the foreign language of the program that they are applying to for this school year.  There is no beginners’ level in 2nd-5th grade.

 

 

When do I apply for admission to the magnet program?

Applications for the magnet program are accepted October 1st through January 15th . Applications received during this period will be considered for the next school year.

 

 

What will I need to submit with the application?

The application consists of the following: 

  • Completion of the Official School of Choice and Parental Option Magnet School Application fund at http://choice.dadeschools.net and mailed to the district.

  • Sunset Application Form (Completed by Parent)

  • Student Profile (Completed by Teacher)

  • Copy of Most Current Report Card (Current School Year)

  • Letter Size Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope

  • 2 Proofs of Address (FPL Bill, Proof of purchase, Warranty Deed, Homestead Exemption or Property Lease Agreement)

 

 

What happens after I submit the completed application?

When you submit the completed application, you will be given an appointment date to bring in your child and have him/her tested.  Applicants entering first grade will be administered a Readiness Screening Test and applicants for Grades 2-5 will be administered a foreign language proficiency test and must be proficient in the foreign language. Eligible students who meet the eligibility criteria will be recommended to the program and entered in a random selection.  Students who are not eligible will not be recommended.

 

 

When will I know if my child is accepted or not to the magnet program?

Parents will be informed by the end of March.  Parents will have to accept/decline offer of admission by April of their application year.

 

 

For additional information, contact Tere Pujol Burns , Lead Teacher, at (305) 661-8527 ext. 139.

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

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