Recognizing Magnet School Excellence
Magnet Schools of America's 2016-2017 national awards season is here. Please review each of our programs and start the application process today. All members of Magnet Schools of America are eligible to participate. Winners will be recognized at the 35th National Conference in Los Angeles, CA!
National Merit Awards
The national merit awards program recognizes the best magnet schools in the nation. These awards are given to magnet schools that demonstrate high academic standards, curriculum innovation, effective school diversity/integration efforts, and the delivery of high-quality educational services to all students.
National Magnet School Superintendent of the Year
This annual award was created in 2015 and recognizes an exceptional superintendent that has embraced magnet schools as a priority in the portfolio of school choice options.
National Magnet School Principal of the Year
This award recognizes a remarkable magnet school principal who has implemented an innovative magnet program and demonstrated leadership within their school district and community.
National Magnet School Teacher of the Year
This award recognizes an extraordinary teacher who exemplifies excellence in the classroom and is acknowledged by their peers, parents, and students for their contributions made to their profession.
National Student Poster Contest
Magnet Schools of America is proud to sponsor its 11th Annual National Student Poster Contest as part of the celebration of National Magnet School Month in February.
Bear Exploration Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology, a Blue Ribbon winning school in Montgomery, Alabama, has been a high performing magnet elementary since 1996. Blue Ribbon schools are schools recognized by the US government for exhibiting high levels of student performance and for making significant improvements toward closing the achievement gap. Bear earned this prestigious designation in 2015. Keep Reading...