Magnet School of Excellence Awards are given to only a select group of magnet schools that have demonstrated the highest level of excellence in all facets of the merit award application. Magnet Schools of America’s National Merit Awards program honors the top magnet schools in the United States. These awards recognize magnet schools that demonstrate commitment to high academic standards, curriculum innovation, successful desegregation and diversity efforts, and consistent delivery of high quality educational services to all stakeholders.


    Other Important Honors

    • #1 ranked open enrollment magnet school in the State of South Carolina.
    • Ranked in the top 60 magnet schools in the nation.
    • A Palmetto’s Finest school.
    • Nationally Certified Magnet School.
    • Magnet School of Excellence for 2022.
    • Magnet School of Distinction for 4 years in a row.
    • Our teachers are ranked in the top 100 in the nation.
    • Currently, one of our teachers is the South Carolina Teacher of the Year.
    • National Magnet School Principal of the Year and the South Carolina Secondary Principal of the Year.
Magnet Certified
Magnet of Distinction
Palmetto's Finest