15 Wake schools get national honor

Posted February 22, 2011

Fifteen magnet schools in the Wake County Public School System were honored Tuesday as Schools of Excellence and Schools of Distinction by the Magnet Schools of America.

2011 Wake County National Magnet Schools of Excellence 

  • Combs Leadership Magnet Elementary
  • Bugg Creative Arts and Science Magnet Elementary
  • Farmington Woods International Baccalaureate PYP Magnet Elementary
  • Joyner Center for Spanish Language/International Baccalaureate PYP Magnet Elementary
  • Millbrook International Baccalaureate PYP Magnet Elementary
  • Ligon Gifted and Talented Magnet Middle

2011 National Magnet Schools of Distinction

  • Brooks Museums Magnet Elementary
  • Underwood Gifted and Talented Magnet Elementary
  • Washington Gifted and Talented Magnet Elementary
  • Martin Gifted and Talented Magnet Middle
  • Garner International Baccalaureate MYP/DP Magnet High
  • Southeast Raleigh Leadership and Technology Magnet High

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  • ncguy Feb 24, 2011

    wait a minute how can this be without being advance accredited?

  • leafan Feb 24, 2011

    I've asked WRAL to post a link to the actual news piece with interviews... but no luck yet...

  • YoucanthandletheTRUTH Feb 23, 2011

    Word: The EOG/EOC scores are what determine this status.

  • Word Feb 23, 2011

    I wonder how their EOG scores are?

  • wakemom Feb 23, 2011

    how did i miss both of my kids schools are listed.. elementary and middle!!!!

  • Outforjustice Feb 23, 2011

    Alright JYJ...I am so proud to say that my little one is a student at there! Way to go Mr. Knot and staff! We absolutely love it and are so proud to be active supporters of the school!! Keep up the outstanding work!!!

  • zile1porkey Feb 23, 2011

    Way to go JY Joyner keep up the great work Mr. Knot and Staff. My daughter attends there and everyone there including staff members are great. We love you!!!!!!!!!!

  • mjhs Feb 23, 2011

    Congrats Combs Leadership Magnet ES . . . and all recipients. There are great things happening at these schools. Keep up the great things you are doing for your students.

  • wakemom Feb 23, 2011

    Yay Bugg! :-)

    wink wink

  • scuse2 Feb 22, 2011

    Way to represent, Millbrook Elementary....the best school that most people don't know about