Admissions Information


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).

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!!!