Noteworthy

15 Wake schools get national honor

Posted February 22, 2011 11:45 a.m. EST
Updated February 22, 2011 11:46 a.m. EST

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