Southwood High School - Biotechnology Magnet Application for 2021-2022 Deadline March 15, 2021
Please complete the online application for the Southwood High School Biotechnology Magnet program. This application will be processed by the Biotechnology Magnet Administration. All applicants will receive correspondence through the mail to the address provided on the application to indicate the approval status of the applicant.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2021
Student First Name *
Student Middle Name *
Student Last Name *
Student ID number (current Caddo Parish students only)
Grade placement (2021-2022) *
Date of Birth (month/date/year) *
Race *
Required
Gender *
Student Street Address (Please use the correct physical address that will be on file for CPSB registration and transportation.) *
City *
State *
Zip Code *
Middle School attended *
Are you presently enrolled in the Gifted and/or Talented Program? *
Have you earned any high school credits while in middle school? *
Parent/Guardian Name *
Parent/Guardian address (if different from applicant)
Parent/Guardian email address *
Parent/Guardian phone number *
Admission Requirements
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: Students will be notified by mail of acceptance into the program.
1. Each applicant must have…
• An overall 2.75 grade point average for the eighth grade year.
• A LEAP scaled score of 730 for Reading and 730 for Math.
*For 8th graders presently attending a Caddo school, the most recent test will be the 6th grade LEAP.*
• Proficient scores on the 8th grade LEAP tests.
• Attendance rate at 90% or above.
• Maintained a good discipline record.
**Students not currently enrolled in a Caddo Parish public school must present a copy of their birth certificate, health record, and social security card.**

2. Southwood High School will admit students after the close of the registration period if the applicant is moving to Caddo Parish from another parish or state or currently enrolled at a private school. Admission after the deadline is contingent on available space.

3. Out of parish or state applicants will be considered only if the student is entering the 9th or 10th grade and meets all requirements for admission. Those students entering the 11th or 12th grade are not eligible for admission.

4. In parish applicants must enter the program as freshman and must complete all courses of study at Southwood High School due to the emphasis of the curriculum on Biotechnology. Students not selected for the program, who meet the admission requirements will be placed on a waiting list and will be eligible for placement into the program at mid-term or the beginning of the sophomore year, as space is available.

5. Admission is conditional, pending validation of student’s eighth grade proficient LEAP test scores.
Discipline and attendance records will also be reviewed.


TRANSPORTATION POLICY
• THE CADDO PARISH SCHOOL BOARD SHALL PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION FOR MAGNET STUDENTS FROM A POINT AT OR NEAR THEIR RESIDENCES WHENEVER POSSIBLE.
• WHEN TRANSPORTATION IS NOT POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF DISTANCE, ROUTING OR OTHER GOOD AND JUST CAUSE, THE PARENT WILL TRANSPORT THE STUDENT TO THE CLOSEST DESIGNATED PICKUP POINT TO THE STUDENT’S RESIDENCE.


According to Caddo Parish School Board Policy, student will remain enrolled at Southwood High School Biotechnology Program for one (1) year. We understand that satisfactory academic progress (2.75 G.P.A) with no D or F level grades in Biotech curriculum classes, regular attendance, and a good discipline record are mandatory for admission and continued study in the Biotechnology Magnet.
Please check each box in agreement for acceptance into the Biotechnology Magnet program. *
Required
Student signature (Type full name) *
Parent/Guardian signature (Type full name) *
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Biotechnology Magnet application or approval process, please contact any of the Biotechnology Administrative team. Michelle Berry- Biotech Director (mrberry@caddoshools.org) or Cathlean Snyder- 9th grade Biotech Coordinator (cgsnyder@caddoschools.org)
Submit
Never submit passwords through Google Forms.
This form was created inside of Caddo Parish Schools. Report Abuse