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Upcoming parent information nights for magnet schools, IB program

November 14, 2018


Rutherford County Schools


All three of the magnet schools in Rutherford County along with the International Baccalaureate program at Oakland High School will be hosting upcoming informational meetings for parents.


Thurman Francis Arts Academy will host their parent information night on Nov. 26 at 6 p.m.


Applications will be available that evening and, according to principal Jeff McCann, Thurman Francis will have the “possibility of expanding the magnet seat by 40 percent” in K–5 for the 2019–2020 school year.


Central Magnet School will host their informational meeting for parents in the school’s auditorium on Nov. 29 at 6 p.m., while the information meeting for parents interested in enrolling their kids at McFadden School of Excellence will be held Dec. 3 at 6 p.m.


An informational meeting for parents of students interested in enrolling in the IB program, at Oakland, will be Jan. 15 at 6 p.m.


These programs accept applications from any Rutherford County student during the application window.


Applications for the magnet schools will be available beginning Dec. 1 and the deadline to apply will be Jan. 31, 2019. Applications for the IB program are available now and the priority deadline for applications is Feb. 15, 2019.


More information is available on the website for each respective school.