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 School Outside of the Cobb County School District

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.

Standardized Tests
Please send us your most recent standardized test scores. It is your responsibility to send these scores to us or have your middle school send them to us.

  • Scores must be from a nationally normed test, such as Iowa Assessments or Stanford Achievement Test. (Any score that indicates a national percentile ranking – NPR) 
  • Scores must be from your most recent test
  • If you do not have either of these, please call the office to discuss other options (770-578-3286).

Magnet Test
All private, home school and out of district students who submit their applications by the posted deadline are automatically registered for the Magnet admissions test. You will receive instructions about the test via the email of record on your application. The test is a version of the PSAT. Cobb County Magnet Programs score the tests in-house and do not deduct ¼ point for incorrect answers.

Testing Details for Saturday, December 2, 2017

If your child is in need of testing accommodations, contact Cheryl Crooks

Records to be Sent From Your Current Middle School
Request that your Middle School send the following by January 12. It is your responsibility to request that these items be sent from your middle school.

  • Due January 12, 2018
    • Most recent nationally-normed test score, showing national percentile ranking (NPR). Most common are Iowa Assessments or Stanford Achievement Test.

    • 7th & 8th grade transcripts

    • 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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