HOW TO APPLY

1. SCHOOL CHOICE MAGNET APPLICATION (REQUIRED)
Beginning October 1, 2020: Complete the MAGNET APPLICATION. You can choose up to five magnet schools. One of those has to be DASH. Complete the application and submit it online, or print and mail it to the School Choice Office (not DASH). Please keep a back-up copy if you mail the form, or save the confirmation page after submitting online.

2. VIRTUAL WORKSHOP (STRONGLY RECOMMENDED)
View the VIRTUAL WORKSHOP, live on November 19 or recorded and posted to view on-demand after the live event. No RSVP necessary. The workshop includes practice for the audition, and will help you prepare.

3. AUDITION (REQUIRED)
The audition process and requirements are the same for all applicants, regardless of which design program interests you. Sketchbooks and portfolios should be prepared ahead according to the posted instructions. All needed materials for the live drawings will be provided at the time of your self-scheduled audition appointment.

4. ADMISSION NOTICE
MDCPS will notify you of admissions decision by email on March 15, 2021. Admitted students will be invited to attend a DASH orientation assembly in April.