Joining Burton as Magnet Schools of Excellence this year were two of DPS’s Montessori magnet programs: Lakewood Montessori Middle School and Morehead Montessori Magnet Elementary School.
Twelve DPS magnet programs earned Magnet School of Distinction recognition:
City of Medicine Academy
Club Boulevard Humanities Magnet Elementary
George Watts Montessori Magnet School
Hillside High School
Holt Elementary Language Academy
Lowe’s Grove Magnet Middle School of Technology
Middle College High School at Durham Technical Community College
Neal Magnet Middle School
R.N. Harris Integrated Arts/Core Knowledge Magnet School
Sandy Ridge Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School
The School for Creative Studies
G. Pearson STEAM Magnet Elementary School
The Magnet School of Merit Awards recognize member magnet schools/programs that demonstrate an exemplary commitment to academic standards, curriculum innovation, desegregation/diversity efforts, specialized teaching staffs and parent and community involvement.
MSA is a national nonprofit professional education association whose members are schools and school districts. The association represents and, is a resource to, magnet schools, parents, teachers, school boards, administrators, business leaders, community organizations and institutions of higher education.