8th Grade Magnet Program

Principal with student

USD 475 is now offering an 8th Grade Magnet Program focused on an innovative curriculum, academic excellence, and family and community partnerships. The curriculum promotes higher-level cognitive thinking and uses project-based learning. The magnet program uses state and district standards in all subject areas. Additionally, the curriculum is clear and transparent for families so they can fully engage in the learning of their students.

Students will be selected for this program based on test scores, grades, attendance, and will be required to maintain a B average (3.00 GPA), 95% attendance, and receive no more than two Level-3 referrals.

To learn more about this program, parents are invited to attend the Parent Meeting on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 5:30 PM in the H.D. Karns Building.

8th Grade Magnet Program FAQ and Application Packet

Completed applications can be sent to Tom Wesoloski, principal of the Innovations Academy, at ThomasWesoloski@usd475.org