Science Magnet Program: Seabrook Intermediate
Who is Eligible for the Program?
5th Grade Students: Current 5th grade students living within the CCISD attendance zone are eligible to apply for the Seabrook Science Magnet Program. Parent meetings are held at Seabrook Intermediate during December and January for informational purposes. Applications are available online at www.ccisd.net or through the counselors at each elementary school. The 5th grade application packet includes teacher recommendations, parent recommendations, parent approval forms, and three short answer questions. The short answer questions are provided to the students by the counselor on the day they are written. Students living outside of the CCISD attendance zone cannot be accepted into the program.
6th & 7th Grade Students:
The application requirements are different for students wishing to apply to enter the Science Magnet Program for their 7th and 8th grade years. To inquire about the application process, these students must contact Jan Larsen at: 291-284-3185 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are the criteria for selection into the program?
Selection will be based foremost on the interest, motivation, and commitment of the student. The application requires three short answer questions, teacher recommendations, and parent recommendations. The short answer questions are written by the student at the elementary campus under the supervision of the counselor.
How many students will be accepted into the program?
The Science Magnet Program is designed to accommodate 100 students per grade level. Students are accepted based upon their home intermediate school attendance zone. A percentage of students from each intermediate school are chosen based on the number of students who apply from that intermediate school attendance zone. This distribution allows for all areas of CCISD to be served equally.
Is transportation provided?
Transportation is provided for all students outside of the Seabrook Intermediate School attendance zone for an 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. school day. Students accepted into the program whose home school is Seabrook Intermediate may choose to attend classes from 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., but must have their own transportation method to school because district transportation is not provided. Science Magnet students whose home school is Seabrook Intermediate may elect to use district transportation by attending school from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where applications available?
Application packets are available from the counselor at each elementary school. Applications are also available at Seabrook Intermediate School from the Science Magnet Office. Packets contain the Student Application as well as all forms for securing required recommendations.