• By Mercedes Parham
  • Friday, February 12, 2021

Important reminders

2021-2022 Elementary Magnet Applications

  1. The application process
  • Window: February 17-March 22, 2021; 5:00 p.m.
  • Application link: HERE
  • Selection:
    • Each parent and/or student will receive an email regarding his or her application status on April 16, 2021.
    • The District will email a status of acceptance, wait-list, or denial.
  1. Magnet school program information
  • Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, schools will not conduct in-person open house events.
  • Parents can view snapshots of each school’s program information within the application HERE.
  • Each program will provide parents/students opportunities to participate in informational sessions regarding their magnet programs, beginning February 17, 2021.
  1. Important dates
  • February 17, 2021: Online magnet applications open.
  • March 22, 2021, 5:00 p.m.: Online magnet applications close.
  • April 10, 2021: The last day to complete entrance exams and auditions
  • April 16, 2021: Magnet decisions emailed
  • April 28, 2021, 11:59 p.m.: Offer decisions deadline (offers will be rescinded after this time)

2021-2022 Pre-K Enrollment

  1. Eligibility: Any child, who is a resident of Muscogee County, and four years of on or before September 1, 2021 is considered eligible.
  2. Application window:
    1. Open date: February 15, 2021
    2. Closing date: 5:00 p.m., March 15, 2021
  3. Application link: apps.muscogee.k12.ga.us/prek
  4. Selection process:
    1. All applications will be placed into an auto-generated lottery for random selection.
    2. The District will notify parent of acceptance or wait-list status by email March 26, 2021.
    3. Wait-list applications will open April 12, 2021.
  5. Required documents: You will need to provide these items to finalize enrollment, if selected.
    1. Proof of child’s age: child's birth certificate
    2. (2) Proofs of residency: 1. Lease and/or mortgage statement AND 2. Current utility bill
  6. Pre-K sites:
  • Brewer Elementary
  • Clubview Elementary
  • Dawson Elementary
  • Dorothy Height Elementary
  • Double Churches Elementary
  • Downtown Magnet Academy
  • Eagle Ridge Academy
  • Forrest Road Elementary
  • Fox Elementary
  • Lonnie Jackson Academy
  • Mathews Elementary
  • Midland Academy
  • Rigdon Road Elementary
  • River Road Elementary
  • South Columbus Elementary
  • Wesley Heights Elementary
  1. Get more information: Pre-K Department
Thalia Carey, carey.thalia.l@muscogee.k 12.ga.us, 706-748-2118

Safety reminders for in-person students:

  • Wear face masks or coverings at all District sites.
  • Consider participating in the student daily health assessment HERE.
  • Stay home if you/your student(s) are displaying any signs or symptoms of illness.
  • If your student tests positive for COVID-19, do not send him/her to school until the following criteria is met: 
    • At least 10 days have passed since the student first displayed symptoms AND
    • The student has had no fever without fever reducing medicines (e.g. Tylenol, Advil, etc.) for 48 hours AND
    • The student is no longer displaying symptoms
  • If someone in your household has been diagnosed with COVID-19, or your child is exposed to someone who has COVID-19, do not send him/her to school until 14 days after their last exposure to the person with COVID-19 (note: The CDC defines exposure as being within six feet for a total of 15 minutes or more with someone who has COVID-19).
  • Observe District social distancing guidelines upon entry.
  • Avoid direct contact with District staff and other guests.
  • Wash or sanitize hands before entering the building, before meals, after bathroom breaks, after sneezing/coughing, and frequently throughout the instructional day.
  • Avoid sharing personal items such as pens, pencils, devices, etc. to prevent cross-contamination.

Links and resources:

View the latest updates related to the District's COVID-19 plans HERE


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