Accelerated Math & Science magnet (AMS)

Program Overview

Thank you for your interest in the Accelerated Math & Science (AMS) magnet program! 

You may reach Ms. Mathew, the North Garland High School MST - AMS - P-TECH Program Coordinator, by phone at 972-675-3120 x61027, and email.

North Garland High School and Garland ISD invites parents and students to get on the fast track to success with our Accelerated Math & Science program.

The focus of this North Garland High School program is to provide students the opportunity to advance faster, allowing more math and science classes to be completed throughout high school.  

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The Accelerated Math & Science (AMS) program is open to students through an application process.  Please visit the GISD Magnet Program applications page for more information about applying to the AMS program at North Garland High School.

Following application and acceptance into the Accelerated Math and Science Program, students will be contacted for additional testing to determine which track the students will start in.  For additional information, please review our Accelerated Math & Science Program presentation.   

AMS-MST summer prep program

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Incoming AMS & MST students, the AMS-MST Summer Prep Program is an opportunity to follow a self-guided, online set of activities to help you prepare for success in your first year as an MST or AMS student at North Garland High School.

The Summer Prep Program is administered through Google Classroom, and contains important academic reviews and instructional activities appropriate for incoming MST and AMS students.

Details about how and when to access the AMS-MST Summer Prep Program will be available here when information becomes available for the next school year. 

AMS summer school

Algebra I and Geometry summer school courses are offered to GISD students by invitation. Summer school will be in June 2021, but exact dates and the location are unknown at this time.  

AMS Boot Camp

  • In conjunction with Freshman Orientation, AMS and MST students will have an opportunity to participate in AMS-MST Boot Camp over a one to two day period prior to the first day of school.
  • AMS-MST Boot Camp affords students an opportunity to present Summer Prep assignments to teachers, meet incoming magnet students, and become familiar with the faculty, staff and administration of North Garland High School.

High School Expo and Magnet Fair

Each school year, GISD conducts the High School Expo and Magnet Fair where all eighth-grade families are invited to explore the various magnet program opportunities with representatives from the high school programs.

This highly recommended district event normally is scheduled to occur virtually on January 9th from 10am-2pm. For more information about the annual High School Expo and Magnet Fair, please visit the Garland ISD web site.

How to Apply

Please follow these steps to apply for magnet programs:

  1. Log in to Skyward Family Access during the application period (timeline available here).

  2. Choose the "online forms" option.

  3. Complete all required information.

  4. Apply for one or two different magnet programs.

If you are not currently a Garland ISD student, you must enroll before you can access the magnet application.

For additional information about the MST, AMS, PTECH, and ECHS programs, please contact our NGHS Magnet Advisor Industry Liaison, Natalie Mathew, 972-675-3120 x61027.