Welcome to the SLPS Magnet and Choice Schools


The 2022-2023 application period for both Gifted Education Programs and General Education Programs opens Friday, October 1, 2021. 

 Applications submitted between Saturday, November 6, 2021 and Friday, January 7, 2021 will be included in the Pool B Applicant Lottery to be held Friday, January 21, 2021. Some schools may be excluded from receiving new applications/placement requests due to schools being projected as full for the 2022-2023 school year with lengthy wait lists from Pool A. 

Please click on the APPLY NOW box in the top right of this page to begin, or click in the "Schools" boxes to the left to learn more about the programs offered.

Be sure to check the FAQ and Learn More pages to find out about the application process and procedures. 

Thank you for your interest in

St. Louis Magnet and Choice Schools.  


With thirty specialty schools to choose from, the St. Louis Magnet Schools offer an exciting, tuition free alternative for students of all ages and abilities.