• In September 2017, Lexington-Richland School District Five was awarded a five-year federal grant totaling more than $13.7 million to fund new magnet programs.

    • Nursery Road Elementary School Arts Magnet
    • H. E. Corley Elementary School Montessori Magnet
    • Leaphart Elementary School STEAM Magnet
    • Irmo High School International Baccalaureate Careers Programme, in partnership with the Center for Advanced Technical Studies

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    In 2013, Lexington-Richland School District Five was awarded a significant federal grant to implement Project ACCESS (Academics + Choice + Careers + Environment = Student Success).  Project ACCESS will expand magnet Choice offerings across the district and will give students and families the following options:

    • Dutch Fork Elementary School Academy of Environmental Sciences
    • Seven Oaks Elementary School MEDIA (Mass Communications, Engagement, Digital Media, Interactive Learning, Academics) Magnet
    • Irmo Middle School International Academic Magnet (iAM) 
    • Irmo High School International School for the Arts
    • Spring Hill High School, a Career Pathways Magnet with 5 Focus Academies :
      • Entrepreneurial Academy
      • Engineering Academy
      • Entertainment Academy
      • Environmental Studies Academy
      • Exercise Science Academy