Magnet/Innovative Programs

DeSoto ISD Magnet and Innovative Programs features over two dozen programs from elementary through high school that allows our students to choose a course of study with innovative approaches to learning. Magnet schools have a curriculum that emphasizes a particular educational focus such as: engineering, science, technology or the arts. A magnet school opens doors of opportunity and sparks the imagination of students, preparing them to become responsible citizens in a global society.

To learn more about the programs offered by DeSoto, start with our FAQ page, and then click the links below to learn about each of our programs.

Frequently Asked Question

Elementary Magnet Programs - This application will be available December 19, 2016 - January 23, 2017

Middle School Magnet Programs - This application will be available December 19, 2016 - January 23, 2017

iSteam3D Interest Form - This interest form will be available December 19, 2016 and close January 23, 2017 for Elementary and Middle school and January 30, 2017 for High School.

High School Magnet and Innovative Programs - These applications will be available December 19, 2016 - January 30, 2017

Debbye Garner

Debbye Garner 
Executive Director of Innovative Programs
200 E. Belt Line Rd., DeSoto, Texas 75115 
Phone (972) 274-8212 x322

Important Dates

Magnet Application Opens
Mon., December 19, 2016

Magnet Application Closes
Mon., January 23, 2017
Elementary / Middle Schools

Mon., January 30, 2017

Parent Meetings
Meetings start at 6:30 pm

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