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Application Instructions:

All applications submitted after 3/5/21 must be completed electronically.


Please click the first link in the below links section,
"Magnet Innovation Center New Student Application" 2021-2022 School Year" and complete the digital MIC application.
**You will have to complete two student responses as part of the application process- to view the questions before
starting your application access the "New Student Application Questions" file below.**
Upon acceptance, you will receive an email asking you to confirm your enrollment.


To Schedule a Tour of the Magnet Innovation Center

Please Call 850.622.5020 ext. 5401 | Tours Occur Mon-Fri from 8 am - 1 pm


Middle School Informational Visits
Emerald Coast Middle School 11/16 8:00 am
Walton Middle School 11/17 8:00 am
Freeport Middle School 11/17 2:00 pm
Seaside Neighborhood School 11/18 8:00 am
WISE Magnet Program 11/18 2:00 pm
Middle School Application Visits
Freeport Middle School 1/29 2nd/3rd Periods
Walton Middle School 2/2 8:00 am
Emerald Coast Middle School 2/5 & 2/8 All Day
Emerald Coast Middle School/Seaside Neighborhood School 2/17 5:30 pm ECMS Cafeteria during SWHS Parent Night

South Walton High School Visits

Classroom Visits 1/22, 2/3, 2/10

MIC Director Present at:

  • SHWS Junior Parent Night 1/28
  • SWHS Sophomore Parent Night 2/3
  • SWHS Freshman Parent Night 2/10

 Application Available for Download/At Middle Schools & SWHS 

Monday, January 25th, 2021
Ripple Up to STEAM

 RESCHEDULED FOR Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 Emerald Coast Middle School

 RESCHEDULED FOR Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 Seaside Neighborhood School

Initial Application Due Date

No Later than Monday, February 22nd, 2021


Notification of Acceptance/Invitation to Open House

Letters Mailed Home Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

Open House

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 at 5:30 pm Magnet Innovation Center

*Invitation Required

Enrollment Acceptance Deadline 

(Course Selection Sheets/Transportation Survery Due)

Friday, March 12th, 2021