Woodlawn Magnet Program

Magnet Program Description

Woodlawn High School is proud to announce the offering of an accelerated and rigorous Academic Magnet component to prepare students for college (career) related paths. Magnet schools are built on the foundation of the five pillars of education:

High-Quality Instruction

Academic Excellence

Family and Communication Partnerships


Innovative Curriculum

Our Magnet program has a focused theme of ACCELERATED ACADEMICS through Advanced Placement(AP) courses and Dual Enrollment(DE) courses. Magnet schools are typically more “hands on- minds on” and use an approach to learning that is inquiry or performance/project based. We use state, district, or Common Core standards in all subject areas, however, all are taught within the overall theme of preparing students for college(career) related paths. Our average class is 25 students per class. 

Magnet Entrance Requirements

  • Overall GPA of 2.5 or higher for the last 4 consecutive semesters (2 years)
  • Score of proficient or higher in reading and math on most recent standardized test scores (Basic or higher in both categories for LEAP tests)

Magnet Application Process

To apply for your spot at Woodlawn High School, follow these two easy steps.

  1. CLICK HERE to start your online application
  2. Submit the following documents by uploading them with your online application or drop them by the school office in person.
    • Last two report cards showing 4 semesters
    • Last set of standardized test scores
    • 2 proofs of residence (gas, electric, cable, lease, mtg.)

Qualifying applicants are chosen through a computer-based lottery system and notified of acceptance. Current Woodlawn High School students, applicants living in the Woodlawn High School attendance zone, and siblings of current students will have priority admittance to the Woodlawn High School Magnet Program.

For More Information:

If you would like more information about this program or have any questions, please contact Mrs. K. Watson, Magnet Coordinator, at 225-753-1200 or [email protected]. We can provide you with a school tour upon request.

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