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Florida Schools Honored By Magnet Schools of America

Seventeen Florida magnet schools were recently recognized by Magnet Schools of America (MSA) as the 2008 Schools of Excellence. Twenty-six schools were honored as MSA Schools of Distinction. The award program recognizes magnet schools that show a commitment to high academic standards, curriculum innovation, successful desegregation/diversity efforts, and the consistent delivery of quality services to all school stakeholders.

Congratulations to the following Schools of Excellence:

  • A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Air Base Elementary School - Homestead, FL
  • Andrew J. Ferrell Middle - Tampa, FL
  • Campbell Park Elementary Center for Marine Science - St. Petersburg, FL
  • Douglas L. Jamerson, Jr. Elementary Center for Mathematics and Engineering - St. Petersburg, FL
  • G.W. Carver Middle School - Miami, FL
  • Lomax Elementary Magnet - Tampa, FL
  • Maximo MicroSociety® & Visual Arts Elementary - St. Petersburg, FL
  • McNair Middle Magnet School - Rockledge, FL
  • Muller Elementary Magnet - Tampa, FL
  • Nathan B. Young Middle Magnet School - Tampa, FL
  • Pine Forest School of the Arts - Jacksonville, FL
  • Sawgrass Springs Middle School - Coral Springs, FL
  • Suncoast Community High School - Riviera Beach, FL
  • Sunset Elementary School - Miami, FL
  • Tampa Bay Technical High - Tampa, FL
  • Williams IB Middle Magnet School - Tampa, FL

Congratulations to the following Schools of Distinction:

  • Atlantic Technical Center and Technical High School - Coconut Creek, FL
  • Coral Reef Senior High School - Miami, FL
  • Dowdell Middle Magnet School - Tampa, FL
  • Dunbar High School - Fort Myers, FL
  • Fort Myers Middle Academy - Fort Myers, FL
  • Frank C. Martin International K-8 Center - Miami, FL
  • James B. Sanderlin IB World School - St. Petersburg, FL
  • John F. Kennedy Middle School - N. Miami Beach, FL
  • John N.C. Stockton Elementary - Jacksonville, FL
  • Lakewood Elementary Center for Medical Science & Wellness - St. Petersburg, FL
  • Lee Elementary School of Technology/World Studies - Tampa, FL
  • Lincoln Elementary Magnet School for International Studies - Plant City, FL
  • Lockhart Elementary Gifted and Talent Development Academy - Tampa, FL
  • MacFarlane Park International Baccalaureate Magnet Elementary School - Tampa, FL
  • Millennium Middle School - Sanford, FL
  • Morikami Park Elementary - Delray Beach, FL
  • North Dade Center for Modern Languages - Miami, FL
  • Orange Grove Middle Magnet School of the Arts - Tampa, FL
  • Philip Shore Elementary - Tampa, FL
  • Poinciana Elementary - Boynton Beach, FL
  • Pompano Beach High School - Pompano Beach, FL
  • Progress Village Middle Magnet School - Tampa, FL
  • Roosevelt Middle Magnet School - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Sligh Middle School - Tampa, FL
  • South Plantation High School - Plantation, FL
  • U.B. Kinsey/Palmview Elementary School of the Arts - West Palm Beach, FL