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Primary Magnet

Program Description

The Takoma Park Elementary School Primary Magnet focuses on science and social studies. While instruction is based on the MCPS curriculum, students in this program will have opportunities to enrich and extend their learning beyond the grade-level goals. In particular, students are encouraged to:

  • Ask questions
  • Gather data
  • Organize data
  • Use data
  • Evaluate data
  • Present information

Does your child like to…

  • Design his or her own science experiments and test them out?
  • Make connections between social studies topics and current events?
  • Use a variety of resources and technologies to communicate his or her ideas?
  • Work cooperatively with his or her friends on projects?

Takoma Park

Admission

Application (More about admissions)

Admission to the Takoma Park Elementary Primary Magnet is a competitive process. Parents of kindergarten-age children who reside in Montgomery County but do not attend Takoma Park Elementary School may apply for the program during the spring of their child’s kindergarten year. Parents need to complete and submit an application form to Takoma Park Elementary School. Students who reside in the Takoma Park Elementary School area may also apply for the program.

 

 

Region

Countywide (More about regions)

Parents of kindergarten-age children who reside in Montgomery County but do not attend Takoma Park Elementary School may apply for the program during the spring of their child’s kindergarten year. Parents need to complete and submit an application form to Takoma Park Elementary School. Students who reside in the Takoma Park Elementary School area may also apply for the program.

Transportation

Central Location Stops (limited geographic area) (More about transportation)

MCPS provides countywide transportation at central stops for Takoma Park Elementary Primary Magnet students.

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