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Application Process

Important Dates

  • JCPS Showcase of Schools at the Kentucky International Convention Center
    Saturday, October 12, 2019, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Meyzeek Prospective Student Open House: Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Meyzeek Application Due: Wednesday, December 18, 2019

register and applyMandatory JCPS Online Registration

Before submitting application materials to Meyzeek, parents/guardians must complete the online JCPS school choice component of the process. To do so, click the green "Register and Apply" button or go to: https://webapps.jefferson.kyschools.us/
StudentAssignment/LandingPad/NewStudent1.aspx
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Eligible Students

The following students can apply for admission to Meyzeek Middle School MST Magnet Program:

  1. Any current 5th, 6th or 7th grade student living within our MST area.
  2. Any current 5th, 6th or 7th grade Meyzeek base area student planning on attending Meyzeek.
  3. Any 6th or 7th grade Meyzeek student living within our MST area and who is not currently in the MST program.

*Students already accepted into the MST program need not reapply.

Admissions Criteria

The Meyzeek Admission Committee will review the following criteria for acceptance:

  1. Academic Record – Grade point average of 3.2 or higher over the past 2 years.
  2. Standardized Test Results – Proficient test scores on the KPREP and grade level on the MAP test during the last 2 years.  Test scores for non-KY or private school can include the CTBS, Terra Nova, Stanford Test of Academic Skills, etc.
  3. Attendance Record – An attendance record of 96% or higher over the past 2 years.
  4. Behavior Record – Consistently and/or frequently displays behavior expectations based on the report card, and no serious discipline problems.

Admissions Process

  1. All parents/guardians must complete the online JCPS school choice component of the process. To do so, click the green square "Register and Apply" button found on the Jefferson County Public School’s website or click on APPLY on the home page of www.meyzeek.org and then click  the green button.  Once the application has been processed, the first choice school is notified of the application.  The application window opens on October 29.  The deadline to complete this step is December 19, 2019.  Move to Step 2.
  2. Obtain transcripts.
    A. If your child is a JCPS student and has been the past 2 years, you do not need to do anything. We will receive all data
         points electronically from JCPS.
    B. If your child is not currently a JCPS student, please submit a transcript packet to the Meyzeek office no later than
         December 19, 2019 at 4:00pm.  The packet should include the following: *report cards for the prior school year plus the current school year’s 1st semester grades
           *standardized test results for prior two school years
            *attendance record for prior school year plus the current school year
             *behavior record for prior school year plus the current school year
    C.  If your child is currently a JCPS student but attended a school outside of the district or state in the prior school year,
          please submit a transcript packet to the Meyzeek office no later than December 19, 2019 at 4:00pm.  The packet should
          include the following:
    *report cards for the prior school year
    * standardized test results for the prior 2 school years
    *attendance record for the prior school year
    *behavior record for the prior year

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Questions?

Contact Loren Stinnett, Magnet Coordinator, at 485-8299 or loren.stinnett@jefferson.kyschools.us