• The 2022 application window is January 10th through February 4th.

    Click here to get to the magnet application site.


    Minimum requirements for admission to MCHS

    • Must be a rising junior or a rising senior
    • Minimum unweighted GPA of 2.5 at time of application
    • Candidate must be on schedule to graduate on time
    • Candidate must have completed the following courses prior to enrolling at MCHS: World History; English 1; English 2; Algebra 1 and Geometry OR Maths 1 and 2; and Health & PE
    • Reside in Durham County or Orange County (It does not matter what school district you are zoned to attend.)


    Required documents

    In addition to the online application, all applicants must also submit...

    • Two references are required. Please click here to download the required reference forms. You must upload them to your online application. 
    • An unofficial transcript must be uploaded to the online application. At the end of the school year, admitted students must submit an official transcript.
    • Discipline and Attendance Reports are also required from the applicant's current school for all applicants.


    Special documentation required from homeschool applicants only


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