Magnet Programs - Overview

Magnet Programs Overview

The Broward County Public School district is a nationally recognized leader in the quality and diversity of education we offer students. Magnet Programs offer educational choices in Broward County Public Schools. While similar courses and programs may be available in comprehensive schools, Magnet Programs attract students by offering unique opportunities for in-depth experiences and study in specific areas of interest. Each Magnet Program emphasizes a specialized theme. Our goal is to create educational interests, celebrate cultural and ethnic diversity, and foster student achievement.

Magnet Programs:

  • Expand educational choices for students
  • Promote diversity within our schools
  • Set high expectations for all students to improve student achievement
  • Prepare students for further education and the world of work
  • Develop positive school climates with academic emphasis
  • Provide real-life and hands-on experiences
  • Offer mentorship and internship opportunities
Phase II applications for Magnet Schools will be accepted May 2, 2016 until September 2, 2016 for the 2016-2017 school year.