Magnet schools specialize in a specific subject area, such as math and science, fine arts, world language, or humanities. These schools accept students from throughout the city and reflect diverse racial/ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
In most magnet schools, students are selected by a computerized lottery.
Bus transportation is not generally provided for high school students. Transportation at the elementary and high school levels is provided to students with disabilities if the IEP or 504 plan requires it. Transportation may also be provided to homeless students upon enrollment. Contact the Office of Specialized Services at (773) 553-1800 for more information.
None for most schools. Students across the city may apply.
||Some high schools may require separate applications that may only be obtained from the high school, please check with the school to which you are applying.|
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