Principal: Maria Costa

Assistant Principals: Maria Masso & Francisco Sauri

Magnet Lead Teacher / IB Coordinator: David Wilson

How to Apply


Ammons is a Magnet School of MDCPS and students must apply during the application window in the fall of the year prior to the year you hope to attend (Begins October 1 and ends January 15th). Applications are subject to a random lottery drawing. You will be notified of acceptance in Mid-March (March 15th).

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Eligibility Requirements:

  • Students may apply for 6th and 7th grade only.

  • Students may have one area of weakness and still be a qualified applicant. Having two areas of weakness defers the applicant, who may apply again for admission in 7th grade.


Grade Requirements:

  • Academic grade of “C” or higher in all subjects

  • Effort scores of 1 or 2 only, no 3’s

  • Conduct grade of “C” or above in all subjects

  • More than 10 absences per school year will be reviewed on an individual basis

  • Two or more conduct referrals are reviewed on an individual basis

  • Grades are evaluated from current and previous years


Eligibility Justification:

  • All secondary International Baccalaureate programs have minimum eligibility requirements due to the high expectations and rigor of the Middle Years and Diploma Programs.



  • Applications are due January 15th at 11;59pm

  • Response letters go out electronically in March 15th

  • If accepted, there is a two week deadline to inform the school of acceptance AND come in to Ammons Middle School to SIGN THE DECLARATION OF ACCEPTANCE AND COMPLETE YOUR CHILD'S REGISTRATION PAPERWORK!!!