Information for Class of 2026 Magnet Applicants

Important Application Dates

Mid-January: All teacher recommendations are due. Coordinators will reach out to those teachers who haven't submitted.
***Non CCSD students: Be sure to scan/email your final Semester 1 8th grade transcript to all magnet programs to which you applied! Include any standardized testing (IOWA, Stanford, ERB, MAP, etc.) taken during middle school as well!
February 18: Magnet decisions posted to portal (same place where you applied)
March 15: Student commitments must be indicated in portal for magnet programs to which they've been accepted
March 29: North Cobb Magnet Registration for Class of 2025 (see below)

Stay in Touch!

Follow us on Instagram: @ncsismagnet

Join our Class of 2026 Applicant Remind Text Group: Text @ncmag26 (for students) or @26magpar (for parents) to 81010 or add the class on your Remind app!

Magnet Book Club

Applicants are welcome to join us Saturday's from 1-2pm via Zoom as we read great Young Adult fiction novels with interesting global and cultural settings! Email OR to join!

Next meeting: Tuesday, January 11th
Upcoming Novel:

Freshmen Registration

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 from 6:30 to 8:00pm

*Information regarding available electives, world language preferences, fine arts participation and math level will be emailed to both students and parents (who are accepted on February 18th and commit to attend North Cobb School for International Studies by March 15th) by Tueday, March 22nd.

EF: AP Human Geography in Latin America Tour

Proposed Dates: February break 2023 (*Dependent upon pandemic restrictions*)

Registration: TBA (Typically opens after presented at Freshmen Registration Meeting)

Curriculum: Customized tour to Costa Rica & Panama that contains elements of all 7 AP Human Geography units and multiple foundational principles of Magnet Biology

Travel from the bottom of the rainforest to the treetops exploring the flora and fauna of this incredible ecosystem with your classmates and teachers! We also typically see sloths and tapir wild in the park!
Learn about Latin American agriculture while in an organic Costa Rican pineapple field instead of just sitting in a classroom!
Stay at the base of Arenal Volcano and hike in the national park!
Zipline on Latin America's longest zip (and many others) after studying and hiking through the rainforest!
Participate in a cultural exchange with Costa Rican students at a rural school!
Hike through the clouds at Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve to uncover another amazing Costa Rican ecosystem!
Enjoy a cultural folklore evening in the Costa Rican capital, San Jose, before flying on to Panama! Amazing dinner and stunning views from above the city!
Explore the ruins of Casco Viejo in Panama City with a local expert to learn about the pre- and post-colonial history of the capital!
Explore the Biomuseo designed by renowned architect Frank Gehryand showcasing the evolutionary biological history of the isthmus!
Stand inches from the container ships traversing the Panama Canal at the locks at Miraflores to learn about international trade via shipping containers!
Take a boat ride on Gatun Lake which was formed due to the creation of the Panama Canal and home to islands full of monkeys!
Travel via dugout canoe via the Chagres River to an Embera village to learn about indigenous people in Panama!