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MYP Admissions

This information is for current 8th-grade students wishing to apply to the Middle Years Programme beginning in 9th grade.
We will be visiting all McAllen ISD Middle Schools in November to present to your 8th-grade students. Contact your MISD Middle School Counselors for dates. 

Thank you for expressing an interest in the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP) at Lamar Academy.  Please complete the online application as soon as possible. If you are not able to complete an online application, you may print a copy of our paper application from our website, or contact your 8th-Grade counselor (McAllen ISD only).  Your application will include the following items:

1) Online application with student information

2) Student Interview and Entrance Exams (see dates below)

3) 8th-grade 1st-semester course grades and level of courses (Honors, GT, Pre-AP, MYP)*

4) 7th-Grade state or alternative national Assessment Score Report (STAAR, Iowa, PSAT, etc)*

5) 8th Grade 1st-semester attendance report

6) 2 teacher recommendations (emails will be sent to your teachers once your application is complete)


Application Dates and Deadlines

Early Decision Online Application Due: December 1 (DEADLINE HAS PASSED)

Interview Dates: Wednesday, December 4 & Thursday, December 5

*Documents Due By: January 10th 


Regular Decision Online Application Due: January 19

Interview Dates: Wednesday, January 22, Thursday, January 23, & Saturday, January 25

*Documents Due By: Interview Date


Apply Today!

Questions? Contact
-Andrea Gutierrez, IB Coordinator