International Academic Magnet

  • African dancers leading students in a dance during lunch


    Irmo Middle School International Academic Magnet (iAM) inspires learners in grades 6-8 to become model global citizens and provides the tools for them to be successful as part of an international community. Global themes, projects, and case studies are infused into the standards-based curriculum to help students build the skills needed for the 21st century. Using web-based technologies, iAM students collaborate, share opinions, and research with peers in classrooms across the nation and around the globe, thus inspiring the creation of multi-cultural projects that reflect an informed world awareness.

    Irmo Middle offers a strong selection of courses in the arts, STEM, and world languages. Students have access to state-of-the-art multimedia, music technology, dance, and fine arts studios as well as Gateway to Technology, Algebra Readiness, and STEM Systems labs that are unique to the International Academic Magnet. World language choices include French, German, and Spanish. Students are prepared to become leaders of their own learning while working on high-quality projects that have real world impact. With the ability to obtain high school credits in nine different subjects, Irmo Middle provides a solid foundation for learners to excel as they prepare for high school and beyond.