PRESS RELEASE

DATE:  November 28, 2017

CONTACT:  
Cristen McMillan
Phone:  772-564-5527  

 

Vero Beach, FL – November 28, 2017 –  The School District of Indian River County will be accepting magnet school applications between December 1, 2017, and February 1, 2018, for the kindergarten classes of 2018 – 2019.  In order to enter kindergarten for the next school year, students must be 5 on or before September 1, 2018.  Applications will be accepted until February 1, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.  Kindergarten siblings of students currently attending one of the three magnet schools will automatically be accepted, if they have an application on file by 5:00 pm on February 1, 2018.

Kindergarten slots are filled by a lottery conducted in mid-February.  Student applications will be given a computer-generated number to determine their rank in the lottery.   Families may indicate only ONE choice of a magnet school.  The three magnet schools in Indian River County are Osceola Magnet, with a math and science focus; Rosewood Magnet, with a Core-Knowledge curriculum; and Liberty Magnet, with an international studies focus.  Families who apply for their student to attend a magnet school must agree to follow the requirements of the Magnet School Commitments.  Families will be notified by mail of their acceptance or non-acceptance.  Applications can be picked up at the School District office at 6500 - 57th Street or at any of the magnet schools. 

Please contact Student Assignment for further information.  (772) 564-3046.