Eastside schools win national honors
Idlewild Elementary, Albemarle Road Middle named National Magnet Schools of Excellence
A total of 21 schools with magnet programs in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools have won national recognition for their specialized programs.
Five schools earned the highest designation as a School of Excellence from the national organization Magnet Schools of America, and 16 others were named Schools of Distinction.
“Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is proud to have such a range of magnet programs for our students,” said CMS Superintendent Earnest Winston. “These recognitions also speak to the hard work of our teachers. I am grateful to them for how they serve students every day.”
The awards, given each year, go to schools that show a strong commitment to academic standards, demonstrate curriculum innovation and have diversity in enrollment.