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Greetings Thoreau Parents and Scholars…below is information I hope you will find helpful as the application window approaches.

The window for Magnet/Lottery applications for the 2018-19 school year window opens


Applications are due JANUARY 18, 2018

          All applications must be submitted online through the TPS website. If you are applying for more than one student, please remember a separate application must be filled out for each student (i.e. siblings will need separate applications).


Teacher Recommendations Forms (TRF’s) will not be accepted for teacher review before November 17th, 2017 – Please have your student submit their forms already filled out with their name, grade, school ID, and which school they wish to apply for. TRF’s will be returned in a timely manner (usually within a week after submission), which you will then need to submit to the Enrollment Center.

Thoreau Demonstration



Remember -

There is absolutely, positively no reason NOT to apply to Thoreau!



2017-2018 Online Transfer Application


*November 27, 2017----------- Transfer Applications (Magnet Schools/Programs) are AVAILABLE.

This is for every student interested in Thoreau, no exceptions.


*January 19, 2018--------------Transfer applications are CLOSED.



*February 28, 2018------------ LOTTERY DATE

Notification letters are sent after the lottery.



*March 7, 2018------------------DEADLINES TO ACCEPT MAGNET TRANSFER------Deadline to accept

or decline seat at Thoreau. This is a required step after the lottery


Online transfer application

Shadowing Procedures…

Please check with individual schools regarding shadowing dates.


Please contact the Thoreau attendance office via email the day of at murphta@tulsachools.org so we may record the absence accordingly – it will be considered an excused absence.

When your scholar returns please provide a confirmation letter of attendance (from the school they shadowed) to the attendance office.

It is your scholar’s responsibility to touch bases with his/her teacher regarding classwork and assignments.

Thoreau does not provide transportation for shadowing.

If you have further questions, please feel free  to ask.

This APPLICATION TO THOREAU link will become active after Nov. 27, 2017 . 

The following information will be needed to complete the application process.

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