Magnet Schools of America’s Merit Awards recognize magnet schools/programs which are members of Magnet Schools of America, that demonstrate a high commitment to academic standards, curriculum, innovation, desegregation/diversity efforts, specialized teaching staffs and parent and community involvement.
The 2013-2014 Merit Award categories are:
- (1a) School of Excellence – Whole School Magnet;
- (1b) School of Excellence – Program Within-a-School;
- (2a) School of Distinction – Whole School Magnet; and
- (2b) School of Distinction – Program Within-a-School.
The Magnet School of Excellence is the top merit award category and is only awarded to a select group of magnet schools. The Magnet School of Distinction is the second highest award of recognition. To receive a merit award member schools must submit an application that is scored by a panel of educators. Cash awards are provided to the top Magnet Schools of Excellence.
Smart Choice™ Technologies congratulates the districts that we work with who were awarded this high honor.
Baltimore Public SchoolsView All Merit Award Winners