• Apply Now to Attend Obama Magnet in 2020-2021

    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 enjoying communicating and taking action? The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program at Obama Magnet is looking for students with these dynamite qualities! Apply now for your student to attend kindergarten through fifth grade in 2020-2021.

    All JPS special program schools are now using an online application.  The application is due is December 15, 2019 by 11:59 PM. Details about the application are found on the JPS website.   

    A required orientation session will be held in January 2020 in the Obama Magnet auditorium at 750 N. Congress Street, Jackson, MS 39202. 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 at the orientation session.  Current JPS students will provide their STAR assessment results in place of an entrance assessment.  

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