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LPSS Magnet Academies Welcome

Welcome to the Lafayette Parish School System's Magnet Academies' website.  Prior to November 2017, the Magnet Academies were identified as LPSS Schools of Choice.  LPSS students will have the opportunity to continue in Magnet Academies from kindergarten through grade 12. 

Each Magnet Academy offers innovative programming that supports what students need to expand their horizons and explore their desires.  In addition to providing students with the curriculum required by the state and to meet Louisiana requirements for graduation.  Magnet Academies offer specialize theme-immersed programs in various pathways.  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.  Following the district's vision, the Lafayette Parish School System will continue to provide excellence in education for all students; the Magnet Academies provide more choice in accomplishing this vision. 

Lafayette Parish students are invited to apply for admission in the Magnet Academy at the appropriate grade level.  Applicants who fulfill entry criteria will be eligible for the lottery selection.  To learn more about what our Magnet Academies have to offer, please investigate our exciting pathways and what is offered at our 21 schools that are a part of the Magnet Academies.


LPSS Magnet Academies will hold its 1st annual Magnet Academies Showcase on Saturday, October 27th

The Lafayette Parish School System, Magnet Academies office will hold its 1st annual Magnet Academies Showcase on Saturday, October 27th from 10am until 2pm. It will be held at the Heyman Performing Arts and Convention Center located at 1373 South College Rd. The purpose of this event is to showcase all of the programs offered through the Magnet Academies program. There will be lots of hands-on activities as well as performances. At this event you can learn about our programs which include, Health and Biomedical, Arts, Business, World Languages, Information Technology/ Informatics, Law, Broadcasting/ Journalism, STEM, advanced studies and the Navy and Air Force JROTC. These programs are available to any student who lives in Lafayette Parish beginning in Pre K.

Everyone is welcome, so please make plans to join us at the Heyman Performing Arts and Convention Center. Online applications will open at 10am on October 27, 2018 and the deadline to apply is December 31, 2018 at 11:30 pm.

For more information about the Magnet Academies, please call 337.521.7160.