McPherson Magnet School, an OUSD K-8 magnet school, is open to all OUSD resident students, including those on Romero Act and employment related interdistrict transfers. Should you qualify for the Romero Act or Allen Bill (employment related interdistrict transfers), you must first obtain a release from your district of residence. The release should be taken to the principal of McPherson Magnet School, prior to the lottery orientation.
parents or guardians of prospective students, entering the McPherson lottery,
must attend one orientation meeting and must reside within the OUSD boundaries at time of orientation. Orientation dates for the 2017/2018 school year will be held on Wednesday, February 8th at 9:00am or 3:00pm in the McPherson Cafeteria.
The lottery draw will be on Thursday, February 16, at 8:00am at Orange Unified School District. OUSD is located at 1401 N Handy Street in Orange. The draw will be held in the district board rooms.
Orientation Slide Presentation from Wednesday, February 8th
Lottery Drawing Will Be Held on Thursday, February 16th - 8:00am at
REGISTRATION PAPERS WILL NOT BE POSTED UNTIL AFTER THE LOTTERY DRAW AND YOU ARE CONTACTED THAT YOU HAVE BEEN SELECTED. PLEASE DO NOT FILL OUT PAPERWORK BEFORE THE LOTTERY DRAW.