duPont Manual High School



Information Before Getting Started


In order to apply to duPont Manual you MUST turn in applications to 2 places. You MUST apply for Manual/YPAS through JCPS Options and Magnets. You MUST also turn in an application to Manual to be considered for admission. Students are selected to attend by a competitive process that evaluates achievement test scores, extra-curricular involvement, academic achievement, personal essays, attendance, teacher recommendations, and for VA and J&C, a writing or drawing exercise. YPAS students must also audition.

Steps to Share Files Necessary for duPont Manual Application

For some of the magnets you will need to share files be it a pdf, document, video, or picture. The files you need to share should be in a personal Google Drive. You CANNOT share files from a JCPS student Google Drive. In order to complete this, please note the steps below. We also have a how to video below as well.

  1. All files needed for sharing should be moved to a personal Google Drive (NOT a JCPS Google Drive)
  2. When the time comes to share link to a file for your application, locate that file in your Google Drive
  3. Right click on that file and click get a link
  4. The files needed for the application must have the settings of "Anyone can view" (it CANNOT be restricted)
  5. Then click on "Copy link"
  6. Go to the Manual application page you were on and paste the link you copied from your Google Drive in the appropriate field
  7. Repeat when necessary

Please note the video below for more details about submitting necessary files

Your Manual application is NOT complete unless you see "APPLICATION SUBMITTED".

Once you complete your application correctly, you will be able to check the status of your recommendations.

If you need any assistance with admissions – please contact Michele Bynum at or 977-5273.

Informational Video on How to Share Necessary Application Files


duPont Manual Application