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Carthay School of Environmental Studies Magnet

The Carthay School of Environmental Studies Magnet combines the sciences and the humanities in an educational program centered on society and the environment, dedicated to creating ecologically responsible citizens of the world

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News

New Insect Discovered at Carthay!
Not only does Carthay teach science, it is also involved in expanding the realm of scientific knowledge.

A new insect identified for the first time and discovered in Carthay's garden as part of the NHM BioSCAN project was named after C... Continue
Posted by: Tyson Roberts
Published: 1/21/15

Halloween Spooktacular - Great fun for the kids and money raised for the school
Carthay had its best Spooktacular in recent memory on Halloween afternoon! There were a wide variety of games, haunted house, fortune teller, face painting, balloon artist, raffle, food, drinks, prizes, and a costume parade. Money raised from the ... Continue
Posted by: Tyson Roberts
Published: 11/1/14

The Big Show was a Big Success!
On October 21, professional actors performed 10 short plays written by 10 Carthay 5th graders, under the guidance of professional screenwriters. The show was a great success! Special thanks to the Young Storyteller Foundation for bringing this won... Continue
Posted by: Tyson Roberts
Published: 10/21/14

Apply to Carthay!

Students within the traditional Carthay boundaries may enroll at any time but are required to complete a Choices application for grades 1-5. Students outside the traditional boundaries can apply for grades 1-5 with a Choices application and are admitted based on magnet points and availability. "Ontime Applications" for the following year become available in October and are due November 14. After the November deadline, students can use the "Space Available Application." Once a student is enrolled in the Carthay magnet (grades 1-5), no future eChoices applications are necessary.

Kindergarten students in the traditional boundaries are guaranteed admission and can apply in the spring; kindergarten students outside the traditional boundaries can apply if there is space available and they obtain a waiver from their home school. 

Take a Tour of Carthay!

Kindergarten tours for Carthay School will be on Friday morning, March 27 and April 24 at 8:30am. The school will arrange for relaxed parking in the immediate neighborhood.

Click here to sign up for future tour information and other updates about Carthay.