Dr. Henry E. Perrine Academy of the Arts

Magnet Overview


THE MAGNET APPLICATION PERIOD IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.

The Magnet Schools application period for the 2020-2021 school year was from October 1st, 2019 until January 15th, 2020. Currently the regular application period has ended.

Next Steps...

Parents who submitted a Magnet application by January 15 will be notified on or by March 15 as to their application results. Unless you applied for an audition/test-based program, there is no need to take any further action before the notification period.

Missed the application period?

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Magnet Schools opens its Off-Cycle Application period in May. Schools who have less applicants than seats available may be accepting applications on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning in May. Parents must contact individual schools about availability at that time. All applicants must meet entrance requirements for each program.

Need more information and ccess to resources?

Visit the yourchoicemiami.org website.

Magnet Academic Criteria for the 2020-2021 School Year:


General Information

  • Parents must contact schools directly and/or visit their website to obtain the eligibility requirements for each school/program individually.
  • Schools may require items that are school specific such as: recommendation forms, proficiency tests, auditions, etc.
  • Individual school requirements must be sent directly to the school(s).
  • Students are selected by either random selection (commonly known as “lottery”) or audition.
  • The criteria will be used to determine eligibility of applicants. Those who meet the criteria will be part of the random selection process and/or be eligible to be selected via audition process.
  • It is the parents’ responsibility to contact the school for requirements that are school specific (e.g. recommendation forms, proficiency tests, auditions, etc.).
  • Schools retain the right to declare a student ineligible if required documentation is not submitted by January 15th.

Visual & Performing Arts Magnets

  • Parents must schedule auditions/interviews by January 15th.
  • A minimum of 2.0 Grade Point Average in each core academic subject area (e.g. language arts, mathematics, science, social studies) for the previous year and the first grading period of the current year combined.
  • A minimum of 2.0 Grade Point Average in conduct for the core academic subject areas (e.g. language arts, mathematics, science, social studies) for the previous year and the first grading period of the current year combined.
  • All effort grades in core academic classes must be a “2” or higher for the previous year and the first grading period of the current year combined.
  • No more than 10 unexcused absences for the previous year and 5 unexcused absences for the first semester of the current year.
  • Placement is based on audition/interview results.
  • No teacher recommendation will be required.