Welcome to the SLPS Magnet and Choice Schools


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

2022-2023 School Year applications submitted between Saturday, January 8, 2022 and Friday, August 13, 2022 will be processed on a first-come first-served basis. 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 and Pool B. 

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.