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Important Dates

These dates are subject to change. We will announce updates if it becomes necessary  

October 21, 2021, 6:00 - 9:00pm
Virtual Prospective Magnet Student Night

December 1, 2021
Application Deadline (Applications must be submitted by this date)

January 15, 2022
Teacher Recommendation Deadline

February 18, 2022
Admissions Decisions available to Applicants on the Application portal at 4:30pm

March 3, 2022, 6:00pm
Wheeler Magnet Showcase for Accepted Students

March 17, 2022
Commitment Deadline





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Virtual Magnet Parent Nights
This is an opportunity for parents and students to hear about all the magnet programs Cobb County has to offer, the admissions process, and get your questions answered by representatives from all of Cobb's magnet programs

Please join us for the following Virtual Information Sessions:

Thursday, September 9th from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM - Register Here
Thursday, September 16th from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM - Register Here

Wheeler Prospective Magnet Student Night (virtual open house)
Potential applicants and their parents or guardians are invited to join our faculty and staff at our Wheeler Prospective Magnet Student Night on October 21. This year's event will be virtual with live and recorded sessions about our curriculum and student life. Attendees have an opportunity to attend live sessions in order to interact with students, staff and teachers.

Application Instructions
CCSD Students
Students currently attending a school within the Cobb County School District

Non CCSD Students - Students currently attending a private school, home school, or any school outside of the Cobb County School District

Magnet Middle School Visits
Magnet Coordinators hold presentations for each CCSD Middle School in the fall. The presentation includes information about all of the CCSD Magnet programs. Contact your 8th grade counselor for more information.


  • Must be an incoming freshman
  • Must reside in the Cobb County School District at the time of registration
  • Must complete and submit the online application by the deadline
  • Must agree to the following program requirements:
    • Completion of a magnet recognized STEM or STEAM track
    • Required Research and Internship in senior year
    • Minimum of 10 magnet courses in math and science
    • Senior Research with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) emphasis.
    • Completion of 4 credits each semester

Admissions Criteria
A local admissions committee considers each appplicant holistically. Some of the criteria considered includes:

  • Middle school grades
  • Standardized test scores
  • Magnet Test scores
  • Strong interest and aptitude in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Recommendations from middle school Math, Science and English teachers
  • Math placement entering the program
  • Discipline

Application Instructions


Click here to access the Application Portal (Available October 1 - Dec. 1)

Class of 2025 Applicants

  • Applicants: 596
  • Admit Rate: 42%
  • Freshman Class Size: 155

Class of 2025 Scores

  • 7th Grade Math Average: 94
  • 8th Grade Math Average: 94

  • 7th Grade Science Average: 96
  • 8th Grade Science Average: 95

  • Standardized Reading Percentile Average: 95
  • Standardized Math Percentile Average: 96
  • Standardized Science Percentile Average: 93

  • PSAT 8/9 Verbal Percentile Average: 95
  • PSAT 8/9 Math Percentile Average: 97

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