A school with a special program or focus on a particular subject, such as science or the arts.
A school that focuses on a particular discipline, such as science, mathematics, arts, or computer science. It is designed to recruit students from other parts of the school district.
A school that has as its focus a particular discipline, such as science, mathematics, arts, or computer science. Its special focus is designed to recruit students from other parts of the school district. They were created initially to remedy segregation.
a publicly funded school operated by a local or regional school district, by a regional educational service center or by cooperative agreement involving two or more districts
a public school that draws students interested in specific subjects, such as academics or the arts, from a variety of neighborhoods in a metropolitan area (typically a school district or a county)
a school or education center that offers a special curriculum capable of attracting substantial numbers of students of different racial backgrounds
a school that offers a specialized learning environment or focuses on a particular academic area
a school that provides a specialized learning environment or focuses on a specific academic area
a school which has a specific curriculum focus, designed to attract students who have a special interest in a specific academic environment
a school with a particular academic focus such as science, technology, or the arts
a stand-alone facility which has, as a central focus, very specific programs for career or educational development
A public school that draws students interested in specific subjects such as academics or the arts from the surrounding region (typically a school district or a county). Magnet schools were originally started in the hope that their geographically open admissions would end racial segregation and decrease de facto segregation of schools in poorer areas by offering a more enticing educational program.
A school that places special emphasis on academic achievement or on a particular field such as science or the arts, designed to attract students on a voluntary basis from all parts of a school district - often used to aid in achieving diversity in the school population.
Comprehensive school offering enriched curriculum in one or more subject areas.
Typically, specialty schools, but Magnet Schools are schools that have been developed to act as a magnet; i.e. draw in students who otherwise would not be attracted to the school.
Public school of choice that emphasizes a special curricular program designed to attract students from outside an attendance zone in order to enhance desegregation efforts and diversify student populations. ( learn more)
A magnet school is a public school which offers innovative courses, specialized training, et cetera in order to attract students from a broad urban area and thereby help to bring about desegregation.