Important Dates

October 26, 2017, 6:00 - 9:00pm
Prospective Magnet Student Night

December 1, 2017
Application Deadline (Applications must be submitted by this date)

December 2, 2017
Testing for non-CCSD students
at Wheeler HS

February 16, 2018
Admissions Decisions available to Applicants on the Application portal at 4:30pm

March 8, 2018, 6:00pm
Wheeler Magnet Showcase for Accepted Students

March 18, 2018
Commitment Deadline


Prospective Student Night
Admissions Criteria
Important Dates



Applicants Currently Attending a Cobb County School

In order to apply to the Wheeler Magnet Program, you will need to access the online application which will be available on October 1. You can apply to any of the Cobb County Magnet Schools using this application.

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

Teacher Recommendations
When you submit your application, emails will be sent to your 8th grade math, science, and english teachers directing them to fill out an online recommendation. Please notify your teachers in advance that they will be receiving this email.

PSAT™ 8/9
The PSAT™ 8/9 will be administered to all 8th graders in the Cobb County School District during October at your middle school. This test will count as a key component of your Magnet Admissions score. Visit for more information about this test.

If you missed taking the PSAT 8/9 in October, please contact us so that you can be registered to take the Magnet test in January.

Standardized Tests
Your 7th grade ITBS score will be used in our evaluation.

  • If you are new to CCSD this year, please send us your most recent scores.
  • Scores must be from a nationally normed test, such as ITBS (Iowa Test of Basic Skills) or Stanford Achievement Test. (Any score that indicates a national percentile ranking – NPR) 
  • Mail, FAX or email to:
    The Center for Advanced Studies
    Wheeler High School
    375 Holt Road
    Marietta, GA 30068

    FAX to 770-578-3287
    Email to
Wheeler High School 375 Holt Road, Marietta, Georgia 30068 770.578.3286

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