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Welcome to the Magnet School Information Site

The Dothan City Schools offer four magnet school programs: Montana St. Magnet School and Heard Magnet School for elementary grades (K-5) and Beverlye Magnet School and Carver Magnet School for middle school grades (6-8).   

Initial Magnet School Application period is February of each school year. 

The Magnet School Application booklet provides information regarding eligibility requirements for all Magnet Schools.  This includes Grade requirements, Conduct requirements, and necessary paperwork needed from out-of-system students.

Applications will be available beginning Monday, February 8th and the initial application period will close on Friday, March 4, 2016.  Applications MUST be hand delivered to the Central Office or mailed in the pre-paid/self-addressed stamped envelope that will be in the App Booklet when picked up.

Applications will be available at the Central Office and All DCS Middle/Elementary School Offices and online here beginning February 8, 2016.

Applications WILL NOT be sent home with students.

All applications received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2016 will be reviewed for Magnet eligibility.  If you mail the application, please make sure to send it in plenty of time to arrive by March 4th.  This will be the parents responsibility and there will be NO EXCEPTIONS

Following the initial application period, Magnet School Applications can be picked up at the Central Office and submitted in the event openings occur throughout the Summer.  If openings occur, applicants are selected through December of the current school year.

If you do not know which Magnet School you are zoned for, please check the School Zone List.  If your address is zoned for Dothan High School - you will apply for Heard Magnet School or Beverlye Magnet School.

If your address is zoned for Northview High School - you will apply for Montana Magnet School or Carver Magnet School. 


Magnet School Applications are now available online.  Please print the application, complete and mail or hand deliver to the Central Office at 500 Dusy Street, Dothan, AL  36301.

2016-17 Dothan City Schools Magnet Application Booklet and Application - English

2016-17 Dothan City Schools Magnet Application Booklet and Application - Spanish

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