Districts 28 & 29
The Catherine and Count Basie Magnet School of Multimedia and the Performing Arts, MS 72, is foundationally based music and the arts. MS 72 has expanded to include in depth multimedia studies and performing arts. All students have ample opportunities to discover and develop their individual talents. Through multimedia arts and performance students become producers and drivers of the message.
Theme: Multimedia and Performing Arts
Phone Number: 718-527-1675
Magnet School for Discovery and Applied Learning, PS 182 uses a project-based approach to learning for students to develop new skills, apply new learning, and create thoughtful approaches to solving real-world issues. Students discover their own voices and make choices that bring relevance and meaning to their education.
Theme: Discovery and Applied Learning
Phone Number: 718-298-7700
The Jamaica Children’s Magnet School for Innovative Leadership and Civic Activism, PS 312 challenges each student to think critically, collaborate, and take ownership of their learning through inquiry-based activities, service learning, self-reflection, and joyful exploration designed to promote leadership and student agency. Every student practice leadership values of empathy, perseverance, creativity, voice, and inquiry daily.
Theme: Innovative Leadership and Civic Activism
Phone Number: 718-526-0160
The Redwood Magnet School for Leadership and Exploration, MS 332, instills Responsibility, Empathy, and Determination (GO RED!) into each student. Students are socially healthy, civically responsible, and globally aware. Intentional interdisciplinary learning links academic concepts to real-world lessons. The unique learning experiences at PS 332 provides a platform for students to advocate for their needs and the needs of the community.
Theme: Leadership and Exploration
Phone Number: 718-276-4540
The Bellaire School of Exploration through the Arts, PS 135, students thrive, imagine, explore, and create. Exploration positively impacts students’ social-emotional and academic growth. PS 135 creates a safe and nurturing space for students to take academic risks while fully immersing themselves in process of exploration through the arts.
Theme: Exploration through the Arts
Phone Number: 718-464-2119
To apply to a District 28 & 29 Magnet School:
- For 3K, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, or Grade 6 please register through the NYCDOE MySchools Portal.
- For alternate grade applications (Grades 1-5 or 7-8) please use the links to the right.