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Lafayette Magnet Academies Applications Now Open

News Release

The Lafayette Parish School System announces that online applications for Magnet Academies for the 2024-2025 school year are now open. Applications should be submitted via before the deadline of Tuesday, December 19, 2023, at 4:30 pm. A lottery drawing for all grade levels will be held February 6, 2024 to determine student placements.


  • Applications Open: October 3, 2023 (10:00 a.m.) 
  • Applications Close: December 19, 2023 (4:30 p.m.) 
  • Lottery Drawing: February 6, 2024 

The Lafayette Parish School System offers Magnet Academies at various elementary, middle, and high school levels. In addition to providing students the curriculum required by state guidelines, Magnet Academies offer specialized theme-immersed programs, allowing for more exciting and fulfilling educational opportunities. 

Each Magnet Academy offers innovative programming that supports what students need to expand their horizons and explore their desires. From Arts, Broadcasting and Journalism, Business, Health Services, Legal Studies, STEM, and Technology to Early College Academy, JROTC, and World Language Immersion — students are prepared to enter the workforce and post-secondary education with skills for success. To learn more about what LPSS Magnet Academies have to offer, visit 

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