Understanding McPherson's Lottery
 
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. 

McPherson Sibling/Staff Lottery

Sibling/Staff Lottery Cards may be filled out beginning January 19, 2016.

Lottery cards may be filled out January 19th through February 2nd  

(Must be filled out in the office - cannot be removed from school)

 

Sibling/Staff Lottery Card Must Be Turned In By February 2, 2016

McPherson parents who have a sibling of a McPherson Kindergarten through 7th grade student entering the school year, 2016-2017, MUST come into the office to fill out a Sibling Lottery Card.  Siblings include brothers, sisters, step-brothers and step-sisters only.  Siblings must reside in the OUSD school boundaries in order to be eligible.  Sibling/Staff lottery cards MUST be completed and turned in by February 2nd, 4:00pm, to be included in the Sibling/Staff lottery.  NO LATE CARDS ACCEPTED.

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Dates for Lottery Orientation

For Non-Sibling Students Entering the McPherson Lottery

All NEW parents MUST attend an orientation to receive a lottery card. 

Dates and times for orientation are:

Wednesday, February 10th

9:00am or 3:00pm

Lottery Drawing - Tuesday, February 16th - 8:00am at OUSD

 

 

  
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.