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BCPS Magnet Programs Honored by Magnet Schools of America
 
Published Friday, February 22, 2019

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is proud to announce that 12 District magnet school programs are honored by Magnet Schools of America (MSA) for their commitment to high academic standards, curriculum innovation, successful diversity efforts and parent/community involvement that enriches the magnet themes. Four District schools earned Magnet Schools of Excellence awards and eight District schools earned Magnet Schools of Distinction awards.

“BCPS offers an array of stellar magnet programs for students. I am thrilled our magnet programs received such a significant honor from MSA, and even more excited about the amazing opportunities being provided for students,” expressed Dr. Shernette Grant, director of Innovative Programs.

MSA will recognize schools earning the prestigious awards during its annual conference, which takes place April 10-13, 2019, in Baltimore, Maryland. Congratulations to the following BCPS magnet schools and programs:

SCHOOL

MAGNET THEME

MSA MERIT AWARD

Attucks Middle School

Cambridge Global Communications Academy

Magnet School of Excellence

Fort Lauderdale High School

Cambridge

Magnet School of Excellence

Liberty Elementary School

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Museum

Magnet School of Excellence

McNicol Middle School

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Magnet School of Excellence

Apollo Middle School 

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Magnet School of Distinction

Atlantic West Elementary School

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) Museum

Magnet School of Distinction

Colbert Museum Magnet Elementary School

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Museum

Magnet School of Distinction

Margate Middle School

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Magnet School of Distinction

New River Middle School

Marine Science

Magnet School of Distinction

Northeast High School

Biotechnology

Magnet School of Distinction

Plantation Middle School

International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program

Magnet School of Distinction

Pompano Beach High School

International Affairs with Information Technology

Magnet School of Distinction

For more information on BCPS magnet and innovative programs, visit browardschools.com/InnovativePrograms.

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ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS - “Committed to educating all students to reach their highest potential.”: Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth-largest school district in the nation and the second-largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has more than 271,500 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 234 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 88 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population, with students representing 204 different countries and 191 different languages. Connect with BCPS: visit the website at browardschools.com, follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools and Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free BCPS mobile app.


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