Robert O. Gibson Leadership Academy

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Welcome to our new website of R.O. Gibson Middle School. Please contact Mr. Taylor if you have anything that you would like to add to this website.

Magnet and CTA High Schools


A new account must be created for the 2018-2019 application year.

  • Remember to write down and keep track of your login and password
  • You do not need to submit a paper copy of your report card.
  • Students must apply for Magnet, CTA, and Select Schools on the same application. 
  • If selected, you will need the login and password to log back in and accept the seat.




NOTE: Transportation (Bussing) is only available from certain schools located in students magnet zone.

January 8, 2019 at 3:00pm
It is important to attend OPEN HOUSES to see which schools are the best fit.

Fall Choice Fair:

Saturday, October 6, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Spring Valley High School
3750 S. Buffalo Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147

Mega Magnet Day:

Saturday, November 3, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Robert O. Gibson Leadership Academy
3900 W. Washington Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89107
See for dates and locations.
The 1st Semester Report Card from 8th grade is used to qualify for the lottery.
* Math and English Grades
* Citizenship
* Attendance  (Excused/Unexcused are counted together)
* Las Vegas Academy and Del Sol Academy require auditions.
If you do not meet these qualifications, consider applying for a Select School.
Complete this WORKSHEET in order to gather all of the information necessary to apply on-line.
You will need to know what is your neighborhood/zone high school
  • Under Please select a program: Select CTA and Select Magnet (w/ Phase Out) for list of all schools.  
  • Final transportation is not set until August 2018.  
  • Information subject to change.
Bus from Geographic Area
Schools within Schools 100% CTA
Clark HS Northwest CTA
Del Sol HS West CTA
El Dorado HS Southwest CTA
Spring Valley HS Southeast CTA
Basic HS East CTA
Valley High School  
Las Vegas Academy  
Bus From Anywhere
Schools within Schools 100% CTA
Desert Pines HS Veteran's Tribute
Rancho HS A-Tech
Canyons Spring HS  
  • A student must complete Request Form and submit to Ms. Paterson for pre-approval at least 3 days BEFORE participating in any Shadow Days.

Step 1: Request Shadow Date from High School (See Links Below)

Step 2: Wait for Shadow Date to be confirmed by High School

Step 3: Submit the form to Ms. Paterson with Part A completed

Step 4: Form approved by Ms. Paterson and returned to the student

Step 5: Form signed (Part B) by High School on Shadow Day

Step 6: Form returned to Ms. Paterson with half-page essay (Part C)


  • Students must contact Magnet/CTA High School to make arrangements.
  • Students who do not have preapproval on Gibson Shadow Form may not have the absence excused.
  • Shadow forms issued from high schools will not be accepted or approved.

Schools with Shadow Days