• Apply Now to Attend Obama Magnet in 2023-2024

    Grade 2 students at the Mississippi Children's Museum

    Is your child an inquirer and critical thinker? Is she highly motivated to learn new skills and explore ideas and concepts? Does he enjoy communicating and taking action? The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program at Obama Magnet is looking for students with these dynamite qualities!

    Click the link below to apply now! December 14, 2022 by 11:59 PM is the application deadline.  

    JPS Special Programs Online Application  

    Visit us to learn more at the JPS Special Programs Fair on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 6 PM at Kirksey Middle School.  

    A required orientation session will be held in January 2023 for parents/guardians of applicants to Obama Magnet. Applicants will be emailed with the date and time for the orientation session.  Entrance assessments for students who do not currently attend JPS schools will be scheduled following the orientation session.  Winter 2022 STAR assessment results will be used in place of an entrance assessment for current JPS students. 

    Contact Beth Roach (601-960-5333) with questions and to learn more about the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program.