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 Magnet Advisor Industry Liaison, 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.  

AMS Logo

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.   

Upcoming Welcome Events

Choose Garland ISD Expo

Each school year, GISD conducts the Choose Garland ISD School Expo and Magnet Fair where all eighth-grade families are invited to explore the various program opportunities with representatives from all schools in GISD. You will also be able to explore the various magnet program opportunities with campus magnet advisors.  Other guests include the district Guidance and Counselors Office, GISD Magnet Office, Dallas College and the Dallas Promise Scholarship.

Please join us for this important event:

Explore GISD Expo
Date: November 2, 2023
Time: 5 - 8 p.m.
Location: Curtis Culwell Center

For more information, visit the Explore Garland ISD Expo page.

NGHS Magnet Open House

Parents and students, learn more about the following magnet programs::

MST (Math, Science, Technology)
AMS (Accelerated Math and Science)
PTECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) 
ECHS (Early College High School)

North Garland Open House and Magnet Meeting
Date: November 9, 2023
5:30 p.m. Fine Arts Performances
6:30 p.m. Magnet Information Meeting
Location: North Garland High School

If you missed our open house, please see the presentations below:
NGHS Open House English Presentation
NGHS Open House Spanish Presentation

AMS-MST Summer Prep Program

Chemistry Student

Incoming AMS students, the AMS 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 AMS student at North Garland High School.

The Summer Prep Program is administered through Google Sites and the Canvas classroom, and contains important academic reviews and instructional activities appropriate for incoming AMS students.

Details about how and when to access the AMS 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 TBA.  

AMS Boot Camp

  • In conjunction with Freshman Orientation, AMS 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 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.

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 AMS & MST, please contact Natalie Mathew at, 972-675-3120 x61027.