Magnet Information

Battle Academy

Battle Academy is a zoned-magnet school. Students living in the zone for Battle Academy may register without being awarded a magnet seat. Please check the zone finder on Hamilton County's website to determine your zoned school. All families wishing to attend Battle that do not live in the zone must apply for a magnet seat and go through the lottery process. We strongly encourage famililes to complete a tour of the school. 

 

Parents interested in applying to Battle Academy may begin applying November 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018.  During this time, parents can apply directly through the online  Magnet Lottery Application or complete a paper application available at Hamilton County Department of Educatation or Battle Academy. Parents that work in downtown Chattanooga need to include a Letter of Verification along with their application.

 

Magnet schools are a choice in your child's education. If you are accepted into the magnet program, you must be willing to do the following:

  • Perform 18 service hours (per family) to the magnet school that your child attends. If you have children in different magnet schools, the hours must be split equally between the schools. 
  • Make sure your child has good attendance.
  • Make sure your child follows the discipline policy as outlined in the Code of Acceptable Behavior published by the Hamilton County Department of Education.
  • Attend 2 parent conferences per year.
  • Once registered at the magnet school, you must stay for the remainder of that school year. No transfer to another Hamilton County School will be allowed.
  • Any proofs of residency required must be received by the Hamilton County Department of Education by February 8, 2018. They can be 1.) mailed to 3074 Hickory Valley Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421 Attn: Magnet School Services, 2.) emailed to magnet_school@hcde.org

 

**Click here to sign up for a tour.

 

Downtown Work Map

 

The Magnet Lottery will be held Friday, February 23, 2018. Results will be posted on www.hcde.org. Applicants that are awarded a magnet seat will be notified directly by the school.

 

**Pre-registration for Kindergarten and applications for Pre-K will be April 11th.