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Vision and Mission

Vision Statement:

Magnet programs will assist students in becoming globally competitive citizens by providing unique educational choice options aligned with students’ interests, talents, and abilities.

Mission Statement:

Magnet programs will enhance students’ educational experiences and academic performance by providing unique learning environments, innovative instructional programs, and specialized programs of study and/or experiences that extend and enrich the existing BCPS curricula, promote student diversity*, and align with evolving community and industry/business needs.

Purpose:

  • Provide elementary, middle, and high school students and parents with public school choice options that are different from those generally offered in other district schools;
  • Address students’ interests, talents, and abilities through specialized programs of study and/or experiences in unique educational environments;
  • Provide relevant educational opportunities aligned with evolving community and industry/business needs.
  • Serve as incubators for innovative instruction that extends and enriches curricula; and
  • Promote student diversity* by providing equitable access and opportunities across magnet programs and schools.

* As defined by the Board, diversity includes racial, ethnic, economic, gender, and special needs populations.