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By Keith Bliss | Broker in Cary, NC

Wake County Magnet Schools Receive National Awards in 2011

Magnet Schools of America (MSA) recognized 15 of Wake County’s magnet schools, from more than 2,000 magnet schools nationwide, as top magnet schools in the country.  

The Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) recipients for the 2011 Magnet Schools of Excellence Award went to the following magnet schools:

Combs Leadership Magnet ES

Bugg Creative Arts & Science Magnet ES

Farmington Woods International Baccalaureate PYP Magnet ES

Joyner Center for Spanish/International Baccalaureate PYP Magnet ES

Millbrook International Baccalaureate PYP Magnet ES

Ligon Gifted & Talented / AG Basics Magnet MS

The WCPSS recipients for the 2011 Magnet Schools of Distinction Award went to the following magnet schools:

Brooks Museums Magnet ES

Underwood Gifted & Talented Magnet ES

Washington Gifted & Talented Magnet ES

Martin Gifted & Talented Magnet MS

Garner International Baccalaureate MYP/DP Magnet HS

Southeast Raleigh Leadership & Technology Magnet HS

Wake Early College of Health & Science HS 

WCPSS Magnet Schools that received Honorable Mention this year were:

East Garner International Baccalaureate Magnet MS

Wiley International Studies Magnet ES

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