1. Go to Or click the link above
2. Click "Apply Now"
3. Choose McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School
4. Review the school's entrance requirements and gather required documentation:

  • 2.5 cumulative GPA on last 4 consecutive semesters report cards

  • If applying for 6th grade: 3rd and 4th grade final report cards

  • If applying for 7th grade: 4th and 5th grade final report cards

  • If applying for 8th grade: 5th and 6th grade final report cards

  • District Assessment will be scheduled by the Magnet Office

  • For detailed questions and answers regarding qualifying for an assessment click here

5. Complete the online application process
6. Submit the online application within 3 days of beginning the application process (upload all necessary documents to the application portal or hand deliver to the school).


If you have any additional questions, contact the EBR Magnet Office at 225-922-5443/5472 or email

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1550 Eddie Robinson Sr Dr

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Tel: 225.388.0089
Fax: 225.387.1434

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To report suspected child abuse or neglect, please contact the Department of Children & Family Services at 1-855-4LA-KIDS. Visit the DCFS website for more information