• Requirements for AFT

    • Must be a current 8th grader or 9th grader
      • 9th graders applying to the program must commit to 3 years
      • 9th graders applying to the program will begin on the introductory course AFT1
    • Must have at least a 2.5 GPA
    • No more than ten unexcused absences
    • Must have a clean disciplinary record
    • Must have a desire to learn public speaking
    • Must have a passion to work with people and children
    • Must have the desire to be an aspiring educator
    • Must have your own transportation for internships (AFT3 and AFT4)
    • Complete short essay response that reflects desirable characteristics of an educator

    Please visit the CTE Application Website for dates and other important information.

    Magnet Application Information

    Applications for the 2024-2025 school year will open on January 16, 2024 and close at 4:00 p.m. on February 13, 2024.  You must have the application completed by 4:00 on that day in order to be considered for the first round of review.  Any applications after that time will be processed as a late application.  The link to the application will be on the district’s magnet website (www.sbac.edu/magnet).  The open house schedule, as well as links to each program are also on that site. 

    If you have program specific questions, please contact us at the school.  For general questions, please contact the district magnet office by emailing alachuamagnets@gm.sbac.edu or by calling 352-955-7121.

    Note: Students may apply to both the Academy of Future Teachers and to the Cambridge program at GHS; they can attend both programs.